The Washington Wild Things (16-14) and the River City Rascals (12-18) each put runners in scoring position on Friday, but the Washington Wild Things capitalized on more RBI opportunities, pulling out a 5-2 win at CONSOL Energy Park.
C.J. Beatty racked up four RBIs on three hits for the Washington Wild Things. He homered in the fourth inning, singled in the sixth inning, and doubled in the eighth inning.
Matt Phillips pitched lights out for the Washington Wild Things. Phillips held the River City Rascals hitless over 1 2/3 innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out three.
Shawn Sanford recorded his fifth win of the year for the Washington Wild Things. He allowed two runs over 6 2/3 innings. Sanford struck out three, walked two and gave up seven hits.
Justin Sarratt (1-4) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just five innings, walked one, struck out three, and allowed four runs.