Mike Recchia kept the Southern Illinois Miners (52-36) off the board during his 6 2/3 innings of work and the Windy City ThunderBolts (50-39) beat the Southern Illinois Miners, 2-1.
Recchia struck out 11 and allowed two walks and four hits.
Chad Cregar helped the Windy City ThunderBolts pull ahead for the duration in the ninth inning. With the score tied at one, Cregar came to the plate and homered.
Cregar paced the Windy City ThunderBolts at the plate. Cregar went 1-4, drove in one and scored one run. He homered in the ninth inning.
Michael Click got the win, running his season record to 3-1. Click struck out two, walked none and gave up one hit.
Gabriel Shaw couldn't get it done on the rubber for the Southern Illinois Miners, taking a loss. He lasted just one inning, walked none, struck out two, and allowed one run.