Hoots Shutout Catfish; Limit Cape to Four Hits

Cape Catfish Strikeout

Cape Girardeau, June 7 – They say good pitching will beat good hitting. That old baseball adage proved true as O’Fallon Hoots pitchers shut out the Cape Catfish 4-0 Tuesday night at Cape Girardeau’s Capaha Park. O’Fallon starter Ben Plumley, was a red shirt freshman at the University of Illinois last year, gave up just…

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Cape Picks Up First Road Win

Cape Catfish Swinging at Pitch

Springfield, Ill., June 6 – Timely hitting, strong pitching and some aggressive base running combined to give the Cape Catfish their first road win of the 2022 season as they defeated the Springfield Lucky Horseshoes 4-3 Monday night at Robin Roberts Stadium in the Illinois capitol. The win evened Cape’s record at 3-3 while the…

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Catfish Rally But Fall Short

Alton, Ill., June 5 – After giving up nine unanswered runs in the first three innings of their game Sunday night against the Alton River Dragons, the Cape Catfish clawed their way back with eight runs of their own, but eventually fell short, losing 9-8 at Lloyd Hopkins Field in Alton. The game ended with…

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Catfish Win in 10th

GrandSlam Homerun

Cape Girardeau, June 4 – After surrendering a four-run lead late in the game, the Cape Catfish rebounded with a run in the eighth and another in the bottom of the tenth, both without the benefit of a hit, to defeat the O’Fallon Hoots 6-5 Saturday night. The win evened the Catfish record at two…

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Catfish Rally for Win

Catfish Team Celebrating

Cape Girardeau, June 3 – The Cape Catfish home opener Friday night began with presentation of the Prospect League’s 2021 championship trophy and ended with late inning heroics as the Catfish scored four runs in the eighth inning defeating the Springfield Lucky Horseshoes 8-6. The win brought Cape’s record to 1-2 while Springfield fell to…

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Ortiz & Hill Go Long in Loss

Pitching Cape Catfish

Alton, Ill., June 2 – The Cape Girardeau Catfish, 2021 Prospect League champions, are searching for their first win of the ’22 season after losing 7-3 Thursday night to the Alton River Dragons at Lloyd Hopkins field in Alton, Illinois. The Catfish are now 0-2 while the River Dragons have started the season 2-0. Cape…

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