The Gateway Grizzlies (5-1) pounded the Joliet Slammers (3-3) on Thursday 10-4 at GCS Ballpark.
Tommy Richards racked up two RBIs on three hits for the Gateway Grizzlies. He homered in the second inning and singled in the first and sixth innings.
Grant DeBruin had a busy day at the plate, collecting two extra-base hits. He doubled in the second inning and homered in the sixth inning.
Dejai Oliver got the win, running his season record to 2-0. He allowed three runs over six innings. Oliver struck out five, walked five and gave up five hits.
Daniel Hernandez couldn't get it done on the hill for the Joliet Slammers, taking a loss. He lasted just five innings, walked one, struck out four, and allowed five runs.