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Texas Collegiate League Playoff recap- 08-09-09

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The East Texas Pump Jacks won more games this summer than last, finished higher in the standings, and earned home-field advantage for the playoff series in team history.

Now the Pump Jacks have to work doubly hard to achieve a different playoff result.

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Texas Collegiate League Recap 08-07-09

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(Victoria, TX) The Victoria Generals just keep on winning. The Brazos Valley Bombers came to town Friday night, fighting for their playoff lives and the league leaders weren’t very accommodating as they defeated the visitors 6-2. The Texas Collegiate League regular season is winding down but the final playoff spot is still up for grabs. The Generals have locked up the the regular season championship and the #1 seed, but the Bombers and McKinney Marshalls are still in contention to qualify.

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Texas Collegiate League Recap 08-06-09

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Bryan-College Station, TX (August 7, 2009) –

The first pitch thrown by Travis Smith at Driller Park in Kilgore, Texas last night set a Bombers franchise record. The start by Smith was his tenth of the season, breaking a record set by 2008 Bomber, Jim McGonigle. When Smith struck out Mike Petello to lead off the sixth inning, he tied the Bombers franchise record of strike outs in a single season at 51 with Casey Whitmer. The strike out for Smith also set the record for innings pitched in a single season set the night before by Drew Flaniken. However, Smith’s bid for his first Bomber win came up short, as the Bombers fell 8-6.

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Texas Collegiate League recap 08-05-09

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The East Texas Pump Jacks staked their claim to second place on Wednesday night in a wild, 10-9 win over the Brazos Valley Bombers at historic Driller Park. In a dramatic climax with Big 12 written all over it, Brett Nicholas lined a 3-2, two-out pitch through the left side with the bases loaded, scoring Ryan Oesterle and Greg Fontenot to win the game in walk-off fashion.

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Texas Collegiate League Recap 08-04-09

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Bryan-College Station, TX (August 4, 2009) –

With the debut of the new Field View Section at Brazos Valley Bank Ballpark, the Brazos Valley Bombers set the Texas Collegiate League attendance record for Tuesday night with 1,372 fans. The Field View Section was an instant hit, as fans had the opportunity to enjoy $0.50 beer all night long.

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Texas Collegiate League Players of the Week-Week 8

Hinojosa, Juengel and Varner Earn Week 8 Honors

TexasCollegiateLeagueLogo Joaquin Hinojosa, Brazos Valley Bombers
Hinojosa used the week to demonstrate his prowess both at the plate and on the mound. He batted .333 with two home runs, vaulting himself into a tie for the league lead in homers. The two-way star also picked up a pair of saves as the Bombers’ closer, grabbing a share of the TCL lead in that category as well. The sophomore starred at Texarkana College last spring and will be headed to Texas A&M in the fall.

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Texas Collegiate League recap 07-25-09

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Bryan-College Station, TX (July 25, 2009) –

Set to the tune of a James Bond-themed Gold Finger Night, Brazos Valley Bank Ballpark went gold tonight as the Bombers took on the East Texas Pump Jacks. 300 lucky fans came home with Golden Foam Fingers as the Pump Jacks came away with a 12-4 victory in the first game of the two game set.

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