The Evansville Otters (45-46) and the River City Rascals (43-48) both threatened with rallies, but it was the Evansville Otters that eventually took advantage of them in a 3-2 win at T. R. Hughes Ballpark.
The Evansville Otters held off the River City Rascals, as the River City Rascals were unable to overcome a two-run sixth inning deficit.
The River City Rascals scored one run in the ninth on an RBI single by Jason Patton. Despite their efforts, the River City Rascals couldn't get over the hump.
Nick Schwaner paced the Evansville Otters at the plate. Schwaner went 1-4, drove in one and scored one run. He homered in the fourth inning.
Matt Crim's seven strikeouts were enough to push the Evansville Otters past the River City Rascals. Crim allowed one earned run, seven hits and three walks over seven innings.
Justin Sarratt (2-4) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just six innings, walked one, struck out six, and allowed three runs.