Railroaders played in the old Kitty
League which was founded in 1903. The League played
baseball at the Class D level from 1903 to 1955. In 2005 the
Fulton Railroaders were reborn within a new K.I.T. League after
50 years. The Railroaders played with the new KIT League through
2010. In 2011, the Railroaders joined the Ohio
Valley League. 2017 OVL Teams are Fulton KY, Owensboro KY,
Madisonville KY, Hopkinsville KY, Paducah KY, Muhlenberg County KY,
Henderson KY, and Dubois County IN.
league will play a 40 game schedule beginning June, 2017 with playoff
series beginning in late July. NCAA rules and guidelines will be followed, and all umpires are NCAA
certified. The OVL is a collegiate wooden bat league.
Fulton Railroader Baseball Club L.L.C. is owned by local business
people. Our goal is to provide a quality baseball team and
excitement for the citizens of our area.
home games are played at Lohaus Field, Fulton
12, Oilers 5. (June
24, 2017) The slow starting Railroaders waited until mid-game before powering past the visiting Oilers to win 12-5 in Fulton. The Railroaders had 14 hits, stranded 10 runners and had 3 errors,
while the Oilers totaled 9 hits, left 5 on base and committed
Fulton scored one run in the first innings for an early lead. Owensboro waited until the 4th inning before scoring 3 runs from 4 hits and one Railroader error. Chase Andrews doubled for a RBI and Andrew Kirkland also doubled for 2 RBI.
Top of the 5th, the Oilers added 2 more runs from two RBI singles to take a 5-1 lead. The Railroaders answered with one run in the bottom half off a solo homerun by Paul Salata to make it a 5-2 score.
Bottom of the 6th inning, the Railroaders exploded scoring 6 runs off 7 hits and 2 Oiler errors. Hunter Hidgon began with a 3 RBI homerun followed by Jake Wikel with a solo homer. Two more RBI singles made it an 8-5 Fulton lead.
The Railroaders extended their lead in the 7th and 8th scoring 2 runs in each inning to make the final 12-5 score.
Reliever Jackson South gets the win for 4 innings pitched allowing 3 hits, no runs or walks, and had 4 strikeouts. Starter Cody Caballero went 5 innings giving up 6 hits, tagged for 5 runs (3 earned), no walks and 4 strikeouts.
Owensboro’s starter Michael Rotenberry takes the loss for 5 innings of work and
was relieved in the top of the 6th inning responsible for 8 hits, 6 runs (5 earned) 4 walks and had 6 strikeouts.
The two teams go at it again on Sunday in Owensboro to complete their regular season meetings together. Complete box scores Click
@ Hoppers is rained out. (June
23, 2017) The
game tonight, Friday, between the Railroaders and
Hoppers in Hopkinsville has been postponed due to
weather and field condition. The game has been
rescheduled on July 5 in Hoptown.
10, Railroaders 5. (June
22, 2017) The
Hoppers powered past the home team Railroaders and
handed Fulton their fourth straight loss. Both teams had
7 hits each and left 12 runners each on base. The
Railroaders committed 4 errors in the game while the
Hoppers had 2 errors. Hoptown had 5 earned runs and were
handed 5 unearned runs by Fulton.
Alexiades lead the Hoppers at the plate going 5 for 6
with 5 RBI that included a double, and a 3 RBI homerun.
The Railroaders' only highlight at the plate was a solo
homerun by Hunter Higdon.
starter Luke Brown threw a strong game for 5 innings
earning the win as the pitcher of record when the
Hoppers took the lead in the top of the 6th inning.
Reliever Jesse Philp earned a save for 4 innings to
finish the game.
loss goes to Fulton's reliever William Seewer who gave
up the go ahead run in the 6th inning. Complete box scores Click
6, Railroaders 4. (June
21, 2017) For
the second night in a row the Flash took out the
Railroaders, this time in Fulton. The loss moved Fulton
into third place in the West standings with Madisonville
moving from last to second with their win over Muhlenberg.
The Flash remain in second place in the East still 5.5
games behind leader and winning Dubois County who beat
4 innings of play, Henderson took a commanding 5-1 lead.
The Railroaders chipped away at the lead scoring single
runs in the 5th and 6th innings to draw within 2 runs.
The Flash answered with another run in the 7th to make a
the bottom of the 9th, the Railroaders scored one and
put the tying runs on 2nd and 3rd base with no outs. The
Flash sent in Brandon Diaz who struck out the next three
batters to secure the win.
Euler was best for Henderson at the plate going 2 of 5
with a 3 RBI homerun. Zach Smith added a solo homerun in
Fulton, Jared Cramer had a double and scored twice and
Cody Mitchell doubled for a RBI. AJ Smith was 2 of 3 and
Marty Coursey gets the win for 5 innings allowing 6
hits, 3 runs (2 earned), 2 walks and had 5 strikeouts.
Diaz picked up a save.
loss goes to Fulton's starter Carter Bair for 3 2/3
innings giving up 8 hits, 5 earned runs, 2 walks and had
2 strikeouts. Complete box scores Click
9, Railroaders 6. (June
20, 2017) The
Flash held off a Railroader comeback to win in Henderson
on Tuesday. Both teams combined for 29 hits, Flash 15 -
Railroaders 14, and each had 2 errors each. After 3 innings,
Henderson took a commanding 7-0 lead. Fulton rallied in
the 5th and 6th innings to score 6 runs. The Flash added
2 more insurance runs in the 7 to secure the victory.
Logsdon and Jacob Bowles each had homeruns in the game
for the Flash. Railroaders Cory Price and Jared Cramer
hit homeruns for Fulton.
starter Christian Beckley gets the win for 5 innings
pitched allowing 6 hits, 2 earned runs with no walks and
had 8 strikeouts. Jacob Tapp eanred a save finishing the
game. The loss went to starter Noah Stern for 2 2/3
innings being hit 8 times allowing 7 runs (6 earned), 3
walks and had 3 strikeouts.
teams go at it again Wednesday in Fulton. Complete box scores Click
13, Railroaders 9. (June
17, 2017) The
Railroaders were unable to match the Stallions bats in
Muhlenberg on Saturday. The Stallions produced 17 hits
with the Railroaders getting 11 total. The Railroaders
chased the Stallions throughout the game but could not
overcome the Stallions lead.
Bowman gets the win, Cody Caballero takes the loss. Both
teams meet again on Sunday in Fulton for game two of the
series. For complete box scores Click
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