An ace performance by Luke Wilkins carried the Washington Wild Things (11-15) to a 7-0 win over the Lake Erie Crushers (8-15) on Friday at All Pro Freight Stadium.
Wilkins held the Lake Erie Crushers scoreless during his nine innings of work. He pitched a shutout, allowing no runs on six hits while striking out seven.
The biggest inning for the Washington Wild Things was the fifth. In the inning the Washington Wild Things scored four runs. The Washington Wild Things scored in the fifth on an error, a solo home run by Carter Bell, and a three-run home run by Bell.
Bell racked up three RBIs on two hits for the Washington Wild Things.
Rob Blanc ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his first loss of the year. He lasted just four innings, walked none, struck out five, and allowed two runs.