Joe Staley knocked in three runs, sparking the Joliet Slammers (32-28) to a 6-5 victory over the Evansville Otters (34-26) on Tuesday at Silver Cross Field.He singled in the sixth and ninth innings.
Josh Allen got on base four times in the game for the Evansville Otters. He scored two runs and had one RBI. He homered in the first inning.
Marc Rutledge improved to 1-2 on the year by picking up the win for the Joliet Slammers. Rutledge struck out none, walked none and gave up no hits.
Randy McCurry couldn't get it done on the bump for the Evansville Otters, taking a loss. He lasted just one-third of an inning, walked one, struck out none, and allowed two runs.