The Florence Freedom (8-8) jumped out to an early lead on the Rockford RiverHawks (5-10) and captured a 12-4 victory on Wednesday at Home of the Florence Freedom.
Six runs in the first three innings allowed the Florence Freedom to put the game away early.A two-run home run by Chris Curley and a solo home run by David Harris during the first inning supplied the early offense for the Florence Freedom.
Curley racked up three RBIs on two hits for the Florence Freedom.
Sean Gregory got the win for the Florence Freedom thanks to six strikeouts. Gregory allowed one earned run, six hits and one walk over five innings.
Javier Herrera got on base three times in the game for the Rockford RiverHawks. He scored one run and had one RBI. He singled in the fourth and seventh innings.
Scott Kelley ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his first loss of the year. He allowed six runs in 2 2/3 innings, walked three and struck out four.