Jordan Tripp had two extra base hits, sparking the Evansville Otters (28-28) to a 6-2 victory over the Florence Freedom (33-24) on Thursday at UCMC Stadium.He singled in the sixth inning and doubled in the second and eighth innings.
Byron Wiley racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Florence Freedom. He singled in the third and seventh innings.
Matt Zielinski got the win, running his season record to 7-3. He allowed two runs over seven innings. Zielinski struck out four, walked two and gave up 10 hits.
Brent Choban ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his fifth loss of the year. He lasted just 4 2/3 innings, walked four, struck out four, and allowed three runs.