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Evansville Otters vs Southern Illinois Miners: 4-5

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Early lead not enough for the Evansville Otters, drop 5-4 decision to the Southern Illinois Miners

Story by Narrative Science.

The Evansville Otters (36-43) built an early edge on Tuesday, but the Southern Illinois Miners (47-32) roared back to steal a 5-4 victory at Rent One Park, Marion, IL.

The Southern Illinois Miners took the lead in the sixth inning on a two-run home run by Jason Ganek.

Jake Kaase put himself in scoring position with two extra-base hits for the Southern Illinois Miners. He singled in the second inning, doubled in the fourth inning, and tripled in the sixth inning.

Reese McGraw brought the heat against the Evansville Otters during his outing. The Evansville Otters managed just one hit off of the the Southern Illinois Miners' pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out three during his two innings of work.

Stephen Marino racked up two RBIs on one hit for the Evansville Otters. He homered in the second inning.

Shawn Gilblair got the win, running his season record to 10-4. He allowed four runs over six innings. Gilblair struck out six, walked three and gave up six hits.

Bryce Morrow (6-7) took the loss for the Evansville Otters. He lasted just five innings, walked one, struck out six, and allowed five runs.