Rick Teasley kept the Florence Freedom (3-7) off the board during his nine innings of work and the Southern Illinois Miners (7-3) beat the Florence Freedom, 7-0.
Teasley allowed seven hits, two walks and struck out four.
The Southern Illinois Miners blew out the Florence Freedom thanks to 15 hits, including zero extra base hits. The Southern Illinois Miners scored two runs in the ninth on the Southern Illinois Miners scored in the ninth on an RBI single by Aaron Gates and an RBI double by Steve Marino.
Julius Gaines boosted his batting average thanks to a perfect 4-4 day at the plate to pace the Southern Illinois Miners. He homered in the fourth inning and singled in the second, sixth, and eighth innings.
Jeremy Gooding couldn't get it done on the mound for the Florence Freedom, taking a loss. He lasted just five innings, walked none, struck out seven, and allowed five runs.