PRE - SEASON NEWS
adds a pitcher. (May
24, 2018) William
"Chance" Shepherd, a left handed
pitcher, has joined the roster for 2018. He is a
freshman from East Central Community College in Decatur
Mississippi. Chance stands 6'0" tall and weighs in
roster count now stands at 25 players with this signing
after the loss of 2 players. The season begins next Thursday,
May 31, at home against the Hoptown Hoppers.
complete coaching staff. (May
15, 2018) Fulton
has filled their last coaching spot with Tanner
Wessling from University of TN at Martin. In his
last season playing for UTM, Wessling paced his team with a .350 batting average and 39 RBIís while helping the Skyhawks to 25 overall victories (the most in the programís Division-I history). UT Martin also won a school-record 12 Ohio Valley Conference games and qualified for the OVC Tournament for just the third time in school history.
sending pitcher. (May
4, 2018) Jeff
Zack is a freshman at New Mexico State University
and has signed with the Railroaders. He is a right
handed pitcher standing 6'3" and weighs 205 lbs.
His hometown is Romeoville IL. The roster for 2018 now
stands at 26 players.
extent bullpen. (May
Ian McCoy from the University of Alabama at
Huntsville has joined the Railroaders for 2018. He is a
right handed pitcher standing 6'4" and weighs 185
lbs. The sophomore is from Madison, AL.
5, 2018) Austin
Babry is another Freed Hardeman University player to
sign for the upcoming season. He is a left handed
pitcher and a sophomore at FHU. Austin is 5'10" and
weighs 150 lbs. His hometown is Murfreesboro TN.
signs another player. (March
27, 2018) Dylan
Lott from Freed Hardeman University has signed on to
play the infield for the Railroaders. He is a freshman
who bats and throws right, stands 5'11" and weighs
175 lbs. Dylan's hometown is Adamsville TN.
Player signs on for 2018. (March
The Railroaders have added Hayden Fox from the
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater to the roster. He
is 6 feet tall and weighs in at 175 lbs. Hayden is a
right handed pitcher who can also play infield
sign Scott Tucker as manager. (March
Fulton has contracted a new manager for the upcoming
season. He is Scott Tucker from Murray, KY. He
has years of coaching experience and pitched at Murray
State University under the legendary Johnny Reagan. The
Railroaders look for Scott to lead them to a
championship in 2018.
sending two more players to Fulton. (February
23, 2018) Two
players from Tacoma Community College have signed with
Green plays outfield and also pitches. He is a
freshman who bats and throws left, stands 5' 9" and
weighs 172 lbs. His hometown is Gig Harbor WA.
MacIntosh is also freshman and plays infield positions.
He bats and throws right, stands 5'10" and weighs
175 lbs. He is from Tacoma WA.
Langehough from TCC has been removed from the roster due
to injury. The roster for 2018 is now stands at 23
adds another pitcher. (February
12, 2018) Fulton
adds a second pitcher to the roster from Transylvania
University. Ashton Plymale will be a freshman at
T.U. and is a lefty. He is 6' 5" and weighs 210 lbs. His
hometown is Cadiz KY. Roster now totals at 22 for 2018 season.
add another pitchers to roster. (February
9, 2018) The
Railroaders have signed Caleb Neal from Transylvania
University in Lexington KY. The freshman is a right
handed pitcher standing 6' tall and weighs 195 lbs. His
hometown is also Lexington. Roster total now stands at
21 players for the upcoming 2018 season.
available for 2018 season.
25, 2018) If
you enjoy baseball, the Railroaders are looking for
persons interested in becoming part of the Railroader
Staff. Training will be provided during the 2018 season.
Scorekeepers are needed. Persons should have a working
knowledge of scoring baseball play by play and be
comfortable with using computers. Software training with
the scoring software used by the OVL will be provided.
Duties will include working with the OVL head
scorekeeper and submitting completed game scoring files
Webmaster is needed to maintain (and redesign if
necessary) the Railroaders website. Requirements and
general working knowledge of website editing and
game results on a daily basis during the playing
able to write and post short game summaries on
website during off-season with other information as
up-to-date Player Roster and Team Schedule.
working knowledge of digital graphics/picture
good communications with Owners & Staff.
PA announcers are also needed to work in the press
box and communicate with the Fans in the stands. Duties
include, but not limited to, announcing players names
and special announcements as they occur.
persons contact GM Richard Parham, email@example.com
player signs with the Railroaders. (January
4, 2018) Fulton
begins the new year by adding a middle infielder to the
2018 roster. Nathan Sumner is a sophomore at
Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis. He
bats left, is 5'6" tall and weighs 160 lbs. Nate's
hometown is Collierville TN.
of Tennessee at Martin adds to pitchers. (December
15, 2017) The
Railroaders have signed one left and on right handed
pitchers to the roster for the upcoming season.
Baxa is the righthander and a freshman. He is
6'2" and 225 lbs. His hometown is Danville KY.
Bazzani is a sophomore and pitches left. He is
6'5" and weighs 220 lbs. He is from Stockbridge GA.
more players join the Railroaders. (December
8, 2017) Two
players from the University of Alabama at Huntsville
have signed up with Fulton for 2018. Both play outfield
McCowan is a sophomore who bats left and throws
right. He is 6'1" and weighs 180 lbs. His hometown
is Fayetteville TN.
Nix IV is a freshman standing 6'4" at 210 lbs.
He bats and throws right. His hometown is Winter Park
signs Cleveland State CC player. (November
20, 2017) Sophomore
Joey Roberson from Cleveland State Community College
will play for the Railroaders in 2018. Roberson plays
first base, bats and throws left. He is 6 feet tall and
weigh 205 lbs. His hometown is Wayne IL.
sign 2 players from Washington. (November
18, 2017) Tacoma
Community College in Washington state are sending 2
freshmen for the 2018 season.
Langehough is a right handed pitcher from Covington
WA. He is 6'3" and 180 lbs.
Zachary Diehl plays infield positions and his
hometown is Eugene OR. His 6 feet tall and weighs 195
grows with 3 more players. (November
17, 2017) The University
of Montevallo in Alabama will supply 3 freshman for the
(Jack) Gallagher plays infield positions from second
base to third. The right-hander is 6" tall and
weighs 195 lbs. He is from Loveland OH.
Stohr is 6"2' at 205 lbs. playing first base
and outfield positions. His hometown is Columbus GA.
Ellenburg is a right handed pitcher standing
5'11" at 185 lbs. Hometown is Cumming GA.
Chicago Players sign for 2-18. (October
25, 2017) Concordia
University in Chicago will provide two experienced
players to the Railroaders in the upcoming season.
Rodriguez is a junior and catches for the C.U.
Cougars. He is 5'11" and 195 lbs. His hometown is
Wood Dale. IL.
is a sophomore and a right handed pitcher. His
stands 6'4" and weighs in at 190 lbs. Hometown is
add another pitcher. (October
25, 2017) Evan
signed with Fulton as a right handed pitcher. He is a
freshman at Transylvania University in Lexington KY. Patrick
is 5'10" at 180 lbs, hometown is Fishers IN.
area player signs with Fulton. (October
23, 2017) Austin
from Mayfield KY will play for the Railroaders
in 2018. He is a catcher and also plays third base.
Austin attends King University in Bristol TN. He is
6'2" and weighs in at 235 lbs.
University sending 3 players. (October
19, 2017) The
Railroaders have signed three players from Bellarmine
University in Louisville KY.
is a 6'1", 200 lbs. outfielder who bats left throws right.
Alexander Brian Cleverly is a catchers standing 6'2"
and weighs 187 lbs. catcher. He bats and throws right.
Blake Wheeler is a right handed relief pitcher.
He is 6'2"and weighs 230 lbs.
begin building 2018 roster. (August
25, 2017) With
the 2017 season behind, the Railroaders have begun to
sign players for the 2018 season. The first two are both
from New Mexico State University. Both players are
Ryan Haupt plays out field positions who bats left
and throws right. He is 6'3" tall and weighs in at
220 pounds. Noah's hometown is Clovis, CA.
Williams is a switch hitting short stop. He stands
6'0" and weighs 170 pounds. His hometown is Irving,