Valparaiso University

Local Roundup: RailCats roll past Joplin on road

Every RailCats batter had at least one hit as Gary rolled to a 12-1 American Association win over the Joplin Blasters Monday night in Joplin, Mo. Adam Taylor was 1-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored and three RBIs for the RailCats, who broke open a tie game by scoring four runs in the sixth and six more in the seventh. Alex Hernandez went 3-for-4 with a walk, two runs and two RBIs for Gary, while Drew Martinez finished 3-for-6 with a run and an RBI. Jose Sermo and Michael Vaughn contributed two hits each, while Sermo, Brandon Thomas and Vaughn all scored twice. Starter Rene Solis (2-6) earned the win, allowing one run on four hits over six innings. Boehm joins VU women's soccer...