CornBelters Dropped by Wild ThingsJune 10, 2012 - Frontier League (FL) Normal CornBelters
The Wild Things scored first thanks to a leadoff walk and a throwing error from Belters pitcher Tyler Stovall led to an unearned run, giving Washington a 1-0 lead after two innings. Washington added a run with their first hit, a solo home run by Rick Devereaux just over the right field wall.
Washington added a run in the fourth when the first two hitters singled, and one scored on a double play to increase the hosts' lead to 3-0.
The Wild Things made it 5-0 in the seventh on a misplayed ball in right field and a wild pitch to score one run, followed by an RBI double.
Gary Lee (1-2) picked up the win while Tyler Stovall (1-3) was saddled with the loss. The CornBelters fall to 5-14 as the Wild Things improve to 9-11.
The CornBelters begin a six-game homestand on Monday with three games each against the Evansville Otters and the Gateway Grizzlies. First pitch is at 6:30 p.m. each night and gates open an hour before game time. Monday's game against the Otters begins Ag Week at the Corn Crib with Illinois Corn Growers Association Night. More information can be found by calling 309-454-BALL (2255) or at www.normalbaseball.com.
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