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RailCats activate RHP Myers from Disabled List

05/31/2018 12:36 PM -

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 31, 2018
Contact: Jared Shlensky
jshlensky@railcatsbaseball.com

GARY, Ind. — The Gary SouthShore RailCats activated right-handed pitcher Sam Myers from the Disabled List before game one of Thursday’s doubleheader. Myers was placed on the DL retroactive to May 21 with a bruised right forearm after being hit by a line drive in his season debut on May 20 vs. the Saint Paul Saints.

Myers allowed two runs on four hits and a walk in 1.1 innings in his season debut and is expected to make his first professional start in game one of Thursday’s doubleheader vs. the Chicago Dogs. Myers re-signed with Gary on Jan. 8, 2018, after signing his first professional baseball contract with Gary on Aug. 7, 2017.

Myers finished without a record and one save in 11 relief outings in his first season with the ‘Cats in 2017. In 16.1 innings, Myers held opponents to a .190 batting average and yielded just 11 hits and a walk while striking out 16.

Game one of Thursday’s doubleheader is at 5 p.m. and game two will follow approximately 30 minutes after the completion of game one. Myers (0-0, 13.50) opposes Dogs’ LHP Scott Barnes (0-0, 3.00) in game one and Gary’s LHP Jeff McKenzie squares off against Chicago’s LHP Kylin Turnbull (1-1, 2.45) in game two.

Thursday’s game is the first Beer and Dog Thursday, presented by Miller Lite and GFS, a Gerber Collision and Glass Thursday, and a Munster & Dyer Community Night, presented by Fifth Third Bank. Beer and Dog Thursday features $2.50 hot dogs, $1.50 domestic drafts and $3 select premium drafts.

Office Wednesday punch card holders can use Wednesday’s punch for any 2018 home game and festivities for "Office Wednesdays - Office Olympics" will occur during Game two of tomorrow's doubleheader.

Jared Shlensky and Brennan Mense bring you all 100 RailCats game this season on WEFM (95.9 FM) and online at railcatsbaseball.com. Ticket packages for the 2018 Gary SouthShore RailCats season are available online at railcatsbaseball.com and can also be purchased by calling the RailCats ticket line at (219) 882-BALL. The RailCats box office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 

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