The Cleburne Railroaders’ much-anticipated playoff debut — and 2021 season — fizzled out Wednesday night in a 4-0 loss to Sioux City in the American Association South Division Wild Card Game at The Depot.
D.J. Peterson homered for the 11th time in his last 40 at-bats, but the Cleburne Railroaders failed to generate much else as the Kansas City Monarchs claimed a 6-3 win on Saturday night at The Depot at Cleburne Station, as Cleburne will have to wait another day to try and clinch a playoff berth.
Kansas City starter Matt Hall struck out 10 over six innings and three relievers added five more strikeouts as the Monarchs downed the Cleburne Railroaders, 8-1, on Friday night at The Depot at Cleburne Station.
Chasing their first-ever playoff appearance, the Cleburne Railroaders are back at The Depot for eight more regular-season games that will decide the outcome of the South Division race.
The Cleburne Railroaders got off to a tough start on their current 10-game road trip as Kansas City swept a four-game series Thursday through Sunday.
The Board of Directors of the American Association of Professional Baseball approved a plan to expand the 2021 postseason schedule with a play-in game that will pit the second- and third-place clubs in each division against each other for the right to advance to the North and South Division Championship Series.
Cleburne tied a franchise record with its 10th consecutive series win and also swept Gary SouthShore for the first time in club history as the Railroaders continued a dominant stretch.
The Cleburne Railroaders raced out to a 14-0 lead and rolled to a 15-5 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats on Tuesday night at U.S. Steel Yard.
Cleburne jumped out to a 4-0 lead after two innings and held on down the stretch for a 4-3 win over Sioux City on Sunday night at The Depot at Cleburne Station as the Railroaders won their eighth consecutive series.
Ever since a six-game losing streak June 11-17, the Railroaders have won 17 of their past 22 outings — including seven straight series victories — entering play Wednesday.
The Cleburne Railroaders announced Tuesday the hiring of 20-year Major League Baseball veteran and World Series champion Arthur Rhodes as the club’s new pitching coach.
Winners of seven of their last eight outings, the Cleburne Railroaders appear to be hitting their stride, including a three-game sweep of Sioux Falls over the weekend to improve to a season-best four games over .500 at 23-19.
Cleburne’s Zach Nehrir set a new franchise record and matched an American Association record with six hits as the Cleburne Railroaders completed a sweep of the Sioux Falls Canaries with an 8-3 win Thursday night at Sioux Falls Stadium.
The Cleburne Railroaders announced Tuesday that the contract of left-handed pitcher Mason Melotakis has been transferred to the Miami Marlins organization, becoming the fourth Railroader already to have his contract transferred to an MLB club this season.
After the Houston Apollos rallied for a 6-4 win in game 1 Tuesday night, the Cleburne Railroaders finished off their three-game series with their inner-state foes with a pair of walk-off wins Wednesday and Thursday.
The American Association of Professional Baseball announced Monday that Cleburne Railroaders right-handed pitcher Michael Mariot has been named the Pointstreak Pitcher of the Week.
After COVID-19 canceled their 2020 season, the Cleburne Railroaders are not only back for 2021 but they are looking to make some serious noise in the American Association of Professional Baseball.
The Railroaders recently announced two more signings as Cleburne continues to shape its 2021 roster with the additions of infielders Osvaldo “Ozzie” Martinez and Ramon Hernandez.
The Texas AirHogs, a longtime member of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball, have terminated their membership in the league effective immediately.
Major League Baseball announced today that it has named both the American Association and the Frontier League as “Partner Leagues” of MLB.
In a Monday interview on the Cleburne Railroaders' RailTalk Live, the American Association commissioner spoke about the league's decision to move forward with only six teams for the 2020 season.
The Board of Directors of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball has postponed the start of the 2020 regular season, which was scheduled for May 19.
For now, the American Association is still scheduled to begin its 2020 season on time, but the league is monitoring the situation in regards to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Cleburne Railroaders announced recently the re-signing of a pair of 2019 American Association All-Stars in infielder Chase Simpson and pitcher Jesus Sanchez.
The Cleburne Railroaders announced Monday the acquisition of infielder Alay Lago from the Sioux Falls Canaries in exchange for infielder Ryan Brett, outfielder KC Huth, and left-handed pitcher Eudis Idrogo.
The Railroaders saw a 24-win improvement from 2018 to 2019, and as a result of that success, Cleburne Director of Baseball Operations Josh Robertson was named the American Association Executive of the Year.
The 2019 season came to a disappointing end for the Cleburne Railroaders, who missed the playoffs on a tiebreaker.
The Cleburne Railroaders have only six home games remaining this season, and they’re in a heated battle for a playoff spot.
The Kansas City T-Bones scored three runs in the seventh and four more in the eighth to rally for a 9-7 win over the Railroaders on Tuesday night.
After seeing their lead for first place in the South Division shrink to one game, the Cleburne Railroaders recorded a huge series win over second-place Sioux City over the weekend.
After seeing their franchise-record series winning streak come to an end in Grand Prairie, the Cleburne Railroaders bounced back with a pair of hard-fought wins over Sioux Falls on Saturday and Sunday.
Another outing, another series win. Cleburne beat Chicago, 13-8, Monday night as the Railroaders claimed their 10th consecutive series victory.
Simply put, the Railroaders continue to be an unstoppable force, yet to meet the proverbial immovable object, as Cleburne secured its ninth consecutive series win Thursday night.
On the ninth pitch of his at-bat in the eighth inning, Cleburne all-star Chase Simpson hit a grand slam that proved to be the difference in a 5-1 win over first-place St. Paul on Wednesday.
The Cleburne Railroaders played big roles in scoring all three runs for the South Division All-Star Team, but it came in a losing effort as the North squad claimed a 7-3 victory Tuesday night at CHS Field in the 2019 American Association All-Star Game.
The Cleburne Railroaders continued their best stretch in franchise history over the weekend with a pair of victories over the Milwaukee Milkmen.
After a disappointing first two seasons and a slow start to the 2019 campaign, the Cleburne Railroaders have caught fire and enter the all-star break in first place in the American Association’s South Division.
The Cleburne Railroaders will be well-represented with five selections at the 2019 American Association All-Star Game on Monday and Tuesday in St. Paul.
GARY — Kenny Meimerstorf’s RBI single in the top of the seventh and six great innings from Eudis Idrogo lifted the Cleburne Railroaders to a 3-1 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats on Sunday afternoon at U.S. Steel Yard.
FRANKLIN, Milwaukee — The Cleburne Railroaders rallied from a big first inning deficit to knock off Milwaukee Milkmen 7-6 on Thursday afternoon at Routine Field. The win secured the Railroaders fifth consecutive series win, a new franchise record.
FRANKLIN, Milwaukee — A three-run home run from Manuel Boscan in the bottom of the first inning gave the Milwaukee Milkmen a lead they would never relinquish, as they held off the Cleburne Railroaders 4-3 on Wednesday night at Routine Field.
The Cleburne Railroaders shored up their bullpen by acquiring right-handed pitcher Sandy Lugo from the Gary SouthShore RailCats in exchange for cash considerations. The native of Las Matas de Farfan, Dominican Republic has crafted a 1.37 ERA in 16 appearances out of the bullpen, allowing onl…
The Cleburne Railroaders scored five runs in the top of the second and cruised from there, claiming the first-ever meeting against the Milwaukee Milkmen 9-1 on Tuesday night at Routine Field.
With a hard-fought 1-0 win Sunday evening over Gary SouthShore, the Cleburne Railroaders recorded their fourth straight series win and continued their best stretch of the season.
This Week's Circulars
Jack E. Robinette, 85, of Keene, passed away September 14, 2021 in Keene. Memorial Service: 10:00am, Friday, November 26, 2021 at Seventh-day Adventist Church, Keene.
Visitation: 6 - 8 p.m. Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Rosser Funeral Home. Service: 11 a.m. Sunday, September 19, 2021 in the Rosser Chapel. Burial: Keene Cemetery.
Celebration of Life: 11: 00 a.m. Saturday, September 18, 2021 in the Chapel at Hallmark Baptist Church, 4201 Risinger Road, Fort Worth, TX 76123.
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- Joshua homecoming to be held tonight
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- Cleburne adopts lower tax rate
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