The Southern Illinois Miners (2-5) jumped on the Lake Erie Crushers (4-3) early on their way to a 3-1 win on Friday at Rent One Park, Marion, IL, scoring three runs in the first inning.
Rick Teasley picked up the win for the Southern Illinois Miners. Teasley pitched six innings and allowed one earned run, seven hits and no walks while striking out four.
Todd Kibby was charged with his first loss of the year. He lasted just six innings, walked one, struck out three, and allowed three runs.