The Southern Illinois Miners (15-11) outlasted the Florence Freedom (13-12) at UC Health Stadium 4-1 on Friday after 11 innings.
Frank Martinez reached base two times. He scored one run and had one RBI. He homered in the first inning.
Matt Bywater allowed one earned run, four hits and two walks while striking out five over eight innings of work.
Despite the loss, the Florence Freedom's Dave Middendorf dominated the Southern Illinois Miners' batters, giving up one run and striking out five.
Derrick Miramontes got the win, running his season record to 2-0. He struck out one, walked one and surrendered no hits.
Pete Levitt (0-1) took the loss for the Florence Freedom. He lasted just one inning, walked none, struck out one, and allowed three runs.