Frank Martinez hit two home runs, but it wasn't enough to carry the Evansville Otters (28-33) to a win on Sunday, as the Evansville Otters fell to the Lake Erie Crushers (33-29) 9-8 at Bosse Field in 14 innings.
The two teams combined for 17 runs and 29 hits, including zero extra base hits. Both bullpens were busy with 13 pitchers used in the game as the skippers of both squads tried to finish it off.
Daniel Bowman had two extra-base hits for the Lake Erie Crushers. He tripled in the third and fifth innings and singled in the thirteenth inning.
Michael Jahns improved to 1-1 on the year by picking up the win for the Lake Erie Crushers. Jahns struck out two, walked one and gave up no hits.
Trevor Walch (1-2) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just two innings, walked none, struck out one, and allowed one run.