The Normal CornBelters (45-41) and the Traverse City Beach Bums (35-52) each put runners in scoring position on Sunday, but the Normal CornBelters capitalized on more RBI opportunities, pulling out a 4-3 win at The Corn Crib.
Aaron Dudley racked up two RBIs on one hit for the Normal CornBelters. He homered in the sixth inning.
Chris Cowell was hot from the plate for the Traverse City Beach Bums. Cowell went 3-4 and scored one run. He singled in the fourth, sixth, and eighth innings.
Stephen Frey improved to 1-1 on the year by picking up the win for the Normal CornBelters. Frey struck out none, walked none and gave up no hits.
Scott Vachon (2-3) took the loss for the Traverse City Beach Bums. He lasted just 5 2/3 innings, walked one, struck out two, and allowed four runs.