East Texas Pump Jacks 8 Brazos Valley Bombers 6
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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East Texas Pump Jacks 10 Brazos Valley Bombers 9
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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Coppell Copperhead 12 Brazos Valley Bombers 2
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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Brazos Valley Bombers 3 Victoria Generals 0
Bryan-College Station, TX (August 2, 2009) –
Joaquin Hinojosa homered and then came into pitch the ninth inning as the Brazos Valley Bombers shut out the Victoria Generals 3-0 tonight at Brazos Valley Bank Ballpark. Hinojosa tied the Bombers’ all-time home run record with his fourth home run of the season.
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Bombers win opener 4-2, but fall in second game of set 4-0.
Coppell, TX (July 29, 2009) –
After waiting through two days of heavy rain, the Brazos Valley Bombers and Coppell Copperheads finally squared off in a doubleheader today. The Bombers were victorious in the opener, winning 4-2, but lost the nightcap 4-0.
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Player of the Week
Jake Luce, McKinney Marshals
Luce led all hitters for the week with a .500 average (8-for-16), adding two doubles and a triple for a .750 slugging percentage. He scored five runs and drove in seven more, accounting for 44% of the Marshals’ runs in the five games he played this week. The Jefferson College outfielder will be returning to the Vikings for his sophomore year in the fall.
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Victoria Generals 12 East Texas Pump Jacks 6
(Victoria, Tx) The winning streak is now 7 ! The Victoria Generals played host to the second place East Texas Pumpjacks Tuesday evening at Riverside Park and the first place team stretched their lead to 5 games with a 12-6 victory.
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Victoria Generals 14 East Texas Pumpjacks 6
(Victoria, Tx) The newest expansion franchise of The Texas Collegiate League, The Victoria Generals, stretched their winning streak to 6 Monday Night with a resounding 14-6 win over the second place East Texas Pumpjacks.
Continue reading Texas Collegiate League Recap 07-27-09
Victoria Generals 7 McKinney Marshals 0
(VIctoria, Tx) The Victoria Generals of the Texas Collegiate League swept the recent series with the McKinney Marshals Sunday night at Riverside Park.
Continue reading Texas Collegiate League recap 07-26-09
East Texas Pump Jacks 12 Brazos Valley Bombers 4
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.
Continue reading Texas Collegiate League recap 07-25-09