Shawn Payne went 1-3, sparking the Schaumburg Boomers (7-11) to a 6-2 victory over the Florence Freedom (5-12) on Thursday at Schaumburg Boomers Stadium.He doubled in the third inning.
The Florence Freedom couldn't get anything going so long as Gunnar Kines was on the hill. The Florence Freedom managed just three hits off of Kines, who allowed one earned run, walked two and struck out four during his six innings of work.
Despite the loss, the Florence Freedom's Patrick McGrath dominated the Schaumburg Boomers' batters, giving up two runs and striking out six.
Richard Seigel had a busy day at the plate, collecting two extra-base hits. He singled in the seventh inning and doubled in the second and ninth innings.
Jake Joyce improved to 2-2 on the year by picking up the win for the Schaumburg Boomers. He allowed one run over one inning. Joyce struck out none, walked none and gave up two hits.
Pete Levitt (0-1) took the loss for the Florence Freedom. He lasted just two-thirds of an inning, walked one, struck out none, and allowed two runs.