Chad Maddox had two extra base hits, sparking the Southern Illinois Miners (21-14) to a 7-3 victory over the Gateway Grizzlies (16-19) on Sunday at GCS Ballpark - Sauget, IL.He singled in the first inning, homered in the fourth inning, and doubled in the sixth inning.
The Gateway Grizzlies couldn't get anything going as long as Albert Ayala was on the mound. Ayala held the Gateway Grizzlies hitless over two innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out one.
Jon Myers rocked the Southern Illinois Miners with two home runs. Myers went 2-4 in the game with two RBIs and two runs scored. Myers homered in the third and fifth innings.
Paul Tremlin shut down the Southern Illinois Miners while he was on the mound. Tremlin gave up just one hit, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out three during his three innings of work.
Darrin Tew got the win, running his season record to 2-0. He allowed three runs over five innings. He struck out three, walked none and surrendered five hits.
Patrick Arnold (2-1) took the loss for the Gateway Grizzlies. He allowed six runs in four innings, walked five and struck out one.