The Joliet Slammers (18-28) and the Normal CornBelters (24-22) both threatened with rallies, but it was the Joliet Slammers that eventually took advantage of them in a 5-4 win at The Corn Crib.
Jose Garcia racked up three RBIs on one hit for the Joliet Slammers. He homered in the ninth inning.
A bright spot for the Normal CornBelters in the defeat was Mike Devine, who allowed only two runs while striking out seven.
Jordan Wellander got the win, running his season record to 3-0. He struck out one, walked none and surrendered no hits.
Alan Oaks ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his second loss of the year. He lasted just 1 2/3 innings, walked one, struck out two, and allowed three runs.