The Washington Wild Things (17-15) came out firing, but couldn't hang on to the lead, ending up on the losing side of a 4-1 ballgame against the Windy City ThunderBolts (20-13) on Sunday at CONSOL Energy Park.
The Windy City ThunderBolts took the lead in the seventh inning on an RBI single by Reggie Lawson.
John Williams had a busy day at the plate, collecting two extra-base hits. He doubled in the sixth and seventh innings and singled in the ninth inning.
Tyler Murphy picked up the win for the Windy City ThunderBolts. Murphy allowed one earned run, four hits and one walk while striking out five over seven innings of work.
Kolin Stanley brought the heat against the Windy City ThunderBolts during his outing. Stanley held the Windy City ThunderBolts hitless over 1 2/3 innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out three.
Matt Fraudin couldn't get it done on the rubber for the Washington Wild Things, taking a loss. He lasted just six innings, walked one, struck out six, and allowed three runs.
The Windy City ThunderBolts were sparked by Lawson and Williams, who teamed up for five hits and two RBIs.