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GARY | The RailCats five wins in a row include victories against three different teams -- Sioux City, St. Paul and Kansas City -- who hold a collective record of 31 games below .500.
With the turn of the calendar into August earlier this week and the influx of "Back-to-School" sales happening everywhere, the 2013-14 athletic season is right around the corner.
GARY | The RailCats have a chance for a second home sweep of St. Paul with a win Sunday afternoon.
GARY | After concluding Friday's win over St. Paul at 12:10 Saturday morning, RailCats had an early call to the field Saturday afternoon.
GARY | We'll start with an FYI that the game will begin later because of the dwarf wrestling event preceding the game.
A play from Tuesday's RailCats game against Sioux City was deemed worth enough to put rookie Zac Mitchell on SportsCenter.
GARY | To open the season, the RailCats failed in three early chances to sweep a series, including one at home against Wichita.
GARY | The RailCats have won 15 games by a single run and eight games in the last at-bat. Of those 15, four have come against Sioux City.
GARY | Today's game notes from the RailCats media relations department note that if the postseason began today, the team would own the wildcard and enter the playoffs for the first time since 2010.
GARY | The RailCats beamed after their road trip to open August that they returned 5-3 when it could easily have been 4-4 or 3-5.
What if Jarryd Loyd never airballed the Butler free throw?
GARY | The importance of today's RailCats game vs. Fargo-Moorhead can't be understated.
GARY | The RailCats have won five straight and 11 of their last 12 at home.
GARY | The RailCats return to U.S. Steel Yard after a sweep of Winnipeg and having won five of their last eight games.
What if? The 9 and 22 Edition
The contract of RailCats closer Clay Zavada was purchased by the San Diego Padres on Tuesday and he will report to their double-A affiliate in San Antonio, the team said in a release.
When Jake Diebler's decision to take a new job at Ohio State was announced on Monday morning, well-wishes were sent his way all over the Internet. Diebler talked about how tough of a decision it was and Valparaiso coach Bryce Drew spoke of the tears that were shed on Sunday when the final go…
What if Beas Hamga never left Valparaiso?
GARY | The RailCats conclude their 11-game marathon with a series finale against Winnipeg.
GARY | The RailCats welcome Winnipeg to U.S. Steel Yard for the final series of the 11-game home stand. Coming to town with the Goldeyes is former RailCat and Hammond High grad Mike Coles, who signed with the Canadian team on June 20.
GARY | If you're just rising from the haze of the Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championship win Monday night, remember that the RailCats game ended later.
What if Mike Rogers made the layup in the closing seconds at Milwaukee on Feb. 16, 2011?
GARY | If the RailCats beat St. Paul today, it will be the first sweep of a series by the team this season.
GARY | The RailCats have already guaranteed they won't lose the four-game series against St. Paul.
GARY | The RailCats coaching staff had planned an undrafted seniors tryout day today that was ultimately delayed because of the rain.
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