The Southern Illinois Miners (44-20) beat the Schaumburg Boomers (29-37) 4-3 but needed 13 innings to do so on Saturday at Schaumburg Boomers Stadium.
With the score tied at two, hit a sacrifice fly, plating Julius Gaines.
Nolan Earley had two extra-base hits for the Southern Illinois Miners. He doubled in the fourth, ninth, and eleventh innings.
Corey Sessions allowed one earned run, five hits and one walk while striking out five over six innings of work.
Nick Palacios improved to 3-0 on the year by picking up the win for the Southern Illinois Miners. He allowed one run over two innings. He struck out none, walked one and surrendered one hit.
Kenneth Knudsen (0-2) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just three innings, walked none, struck out three, and allowed two runs.