Matt Bywater hopes every outing could go as well as Friday, as Bywater threw eight scoreless innings to carry the Southern Illinois Miners (44-28) to a 3-0 victory over the Windy City ThunderBolts (25-46) at Rent One Park, Marion, IL in 10 innings.
Niko Vasquez racked up three RBIs on one hit for the Southern Illinois Miners. He homered in the tenth inning.
Derrick Miramontes improved to 3-1 on the year by picking up the win for the Southern Illinois Miners. He struck out none, walked none and surrendered no hits.
Daniel Carela (1-2) took the loss for the Windy City ThunderBolts. He lasted just 1 1/3 innings, walked three, struck out two, and allowed three runs.