The Traverse City Beach Bums (24-38) beat the Joliet Slammers (24-38) 5-3 in seven innings on Monday at Wuerfel Park behind Jeff DeBlieux, who went 2-4.He singled in the first inning and doubled in the fifth innings.
Chuck Ghysels brought the heat against the Joliet Slammers during his outing. Ghysels held the Joliet Slammers hitless over one inning, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out three.
Ian MacDougall improved to 3-3 on the year by picking up the win for the Traverse City Beach Bums. He allowed three runs over five innings. MacDougall struck out two, walked two and gave up seven hits.
Brett Zawacki ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his fourth loss of the year. He lasted just four innings, walked four, struck out three, and allowed four runs.