The Florence Freedom (9-25) refused to relinquish the lead after grabbing it early against the Evansville Otters (22-14), recording a 12-4 victory on Wednesday at UC Health Stadium.
The game was decided quickly as the Florence Freedom exerted their will early with seven runs in the first three innings.An RBI single by Austin Newell, an RBI single by Newell, an RBI double by Andrew Godbold, and an RBI single by Richard Seigel in the first inning and an RBI single by Newell during the second inning fueled the Florence Freedom's offense early.
Newell racked up three RBIs on three hits for the Florence Freedom.
John Schultz racked up three RBIs on one hit for the Evansville Otters. He homered in the fifth inning.
Davis Adkins got the win, running his season record to 1-0. He allowed three runs over five innings. Adkins struck out one, walked none and gave up five hits.
Luc Rennie couldn't get it done on the mound for the Evansville Otters, taking a loss. He lasted just two innings, walked none, struck out three, and allowed five runs.