Both the Lake Erie Crushers (28-25) and the Schaumburg Boomers (33-20) put runners aboard on Tuesday, but it was the Lake Erie Crushers that were able to take advantage, pulling out a 3-2 win at Schaumburg Baseball Stadium.
The Lake Erie Crushers would not relinquish the lead as the Schaumburg Boomers were unable to weather a two-run fourth inning deficit.
The Schaumburg Boomers scored one run in the fourth on a groundout by J.B. Brown. Despite their efforts, the Schaumburg Boomers couldn't finish the comeback.
Brad Duffy got it done on the mound on the way to a win. He pitched two shutout innings. He struck out three, walked one and surrendered two hits.
Cody Griebling couldn't get it done on the rubber for the Schaumburg Boomers, taking a loss. He lasted just six innings, walked three, struck out four, and allowed three runs.