Shawn Blackwell struck out nine batters to lift the Washington Wild Things (28-17) to a 7-1 win over the Southern Illinois Miners at CONSOL Energy Park.
The Washington Wild Things blew out the Southern Illinois Miners (24-21) thanks to 15 hits, including zero extra base hits. The Washington Wild Things scored three runs in the fifth on the Washington Wild Things scored in the fifth on an RBI single by Stewart Ijames and a two-run double by Maxx Garrett.
C.J. Beatty racked up two RBIs on three hits for the Washington Wild Things. He doubled in the first inning and singled in the fifth and sixth innings.
Rick Teasley (5-1) took the loss for the Southern Illinois Miners. He lasted just 4 2/3 innings, walked one, struck out five, and allowed five runs.