Pheasants Make It 3 Straight Over the Railcats

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 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Pheasants made a late comeback Sunday afternoon to earn a 4-2 victory over the Gary SouthShore Railcats before 3,215 fans at Sioux Falls Stadium. Sioux Falls has taken three straight games from the RailCats and has won their last four contests. The Pheasants trailed 2-1 heading into the seventh inning, before Cristian Guerrero’s solo home run tied it up. It was Guerrero’s 12th home run and his sixth against RailCats pitching. Jake Taylor’s two-RBI triple three batters later put the Pheasants ahead 4-2. Jack Van Leur (3-0) earned the win in relief of starter Alan DeRatt. Van Leur only pitched one-third on an inning allowing two hits. DeRatt threw a quality start, going 6 2/3 innings allowing two runs on seven hits. Cody Evans threw a perfect ninth inning to earn his seventh save of the season and his second of this series. The Pheasants bid for a four-game series sweep for the first time since 2010 as they wrap up their series against Gary-Southsore. The Pheasants trail Winnipeg by three games for the Northern Division lead.


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