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Friday, June 15, 2012

By: Thunder and Pointstreak Staff                                                 

Edinburg, Texas — The McAllen Thunder (6-15) late inning rally fell short to the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings by a score of 5-3 Friday night at Edinburg Baseball Stadium. 

The WhiteWings (13-8) were lead by center fielder Louie Sumosa who drove in two runs while going 3-for-4 at the plate in his debut for the WhiteWings.  

Celson Polanco (3-1) earned his third victory of the season allowing six hits and two runs in six and two-thirds innings pitched. 

Baron Short (0-3) took the loss for the Thunder lasting only three innings while allowing seven hits and three runs.  

Antoin Gray went 2-for-3 and drove in a run for the Thunder in the sixth inning to start a mini-rally in which they would score a run but ended in the eighth inning. 

The Thunder will continue their four game series on Saturday night against the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings at Edinburg Baseball Stadium with the first pitch set for 7:05 p.m.  

The Thunder is in their 2nd season of professional baseball in the 2012 ULB season. Season Tickets, Family Passes and group nights for Thunder games are available at 956-380-6256.
Rey Silva
Media Relations

(956) 207-7400

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