The Southern Illinois Miners (17-16) beat the Florence Freedom (19-14) 6-4 in seven innings on Sunday at Rent One Park, Marion, IL behind Gerardo Avila, who went 2-3 and hit a home run.He homered in the first inning and singled in the sixth inning.
Jeremy Hamilton racked up three RBIs on three hits for the Florence Freedom. He singled in the first and fourth innings and doubled in the fifth inning.
Dayne Quist improved to 4-1 on the year by picking up the win for the Southern Illinois Miners. He struck out none, walked none and surrendered one hit.
Daniel DeSimone (5-2) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just one inning, walked none, struck out one, and allowed three runs.