The Washington Wild Things (22-14) and the Traverse City Beach Bums (14-22) each put runners in scoring position on Thursday, but the Washington Wild Things capitalized on more RBI opportunities, pulling out a 5-2 win at CONSOL Energy Park.
Stewart Ijames reached base three times in the game for the Washington Wild Things. He scored two runs and had one RBI. He homered in the fifth inning and singled in the seventh inning.
Shawn Blackwell improved to 4-0 on the year by picking up the win for the Washington Wild Things. He allowed two runs over six innings. He struck out three, walked five and surrendered four hits.
Alex Phillips couldn't get it done on the mound for the Traverse City Beach Bums, taking a loss. He lasted just five innings, walked one, struck out two, and allowed three runs.