Burrows promoted to double-A

Beau Burrows has been promoted. The former Weatherford High School pitcher is moving from single-A to double-A in the Detroit Tigers organization.

Burrows will now play for the Erie SeaWolves and will start for Erie Tuesday night.

So far this season, the 20-year-old has posted an impressive 1.23 ERA with 62 strikeouts and 11 walks.

Burrows was the April Player of the Month in the Florida State League, going 3-0 and posting a 1.30 ERA for the Lakeland Flying Tigers, the Tigers’ high-A affiliate.

Kangaroos win playoff series

The Weatherford Kangaroo baseball team beat Mansfield 3-2 in the deciding third game of their bi-district series at Raymond Curtis Field Saturday afternoon.

Zach Swain earned the win in relief, going four innings and allowing four hits, no runs and one walk with four strikeouts.

The Roos are bi-district champs and will await their next opponent in a series to be played next weekend.

Roos get walk-off playoff win

A walk-off RBI double by Nick Rodriguez gave the Weatherford Kangaroo baseball team a game two win today over Mansfield High, 7-6.

The Roos overcame a 5-0 deficit to win in extra innings.

That forces a decisive game 3 in 30 minutes at Raymond Curtis Field, live on 89.5 Chuck FM. This is the bi-district round of the 6A baseball playoffs.