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: Otters' Pitcher Wivinis Signed by Yankees

September 23, 2016 - EVANSVILLE, Ind. - After a stellar summer on the mound, Evansville pitcher Matt Wivinis has been signed by the New York Yankees. Wivinis, a Downers Grove, Ill. native and Eastern Illinois University product, finished the regular season 4-0 for Evansville with a 1.58 ERA. He made 12 appearances and five starts after being signed by the Otters July 2. In the postseason, Wivinis went 2-1 with a 3.92 ERA in three starts, helping Evansville win the Frontier League title for the first time in 10 years and the franchise's ... Full Story

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Otters Win Thriller, Clinch Frontier League Championship

September 20, 2016 - EVANSVILLE, IN - The Evansville Otters used pitching and defense to win Game Five, 1-0, clinching their second Frontier League Championship in team history on Monday night. Hunter Ackerman got the start for Evansville, and he was superb. Ackerman carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, but gave up a triple to Kyle Gaedele with one out in the inning. Ackerman tossed seven and two-thirds scoreless innings, ending the night with the victory. The only offense needed in the game came off the bat of Rolando Gomez in th... Full Story

Otters Fall Behind Early, Drop Game Four

September 18, 2016 - O'FALLON, MO - After allowing five runs to score in the first inning, the Evansville Otters dropped Game Four, 7-5. The beginning of the game looked promising for Evansville, as Josh Allen got his first home run of the 2016 postseason with one out in the top of the first inning. That big fly gave the Otters an early 1-0 lead for Matt Wivinis who had been coming off two great outings in the playoffs. However, River City got off to a faster start and ultimately took too big of a lead for the Otters to overcome. After g... Full Story

Fwd: Otters Win Game 3

September 17, 2016 - O'FALLON, MO - The Evansville Otters used a pair of five run innings to take a 10-0 lead and eventually win Game Three of the Frontier League Championship Series, 13-7. The Otters sent all nine batters to the plate in both of the first two innings leading to five runs in each inning. After a leadoff single from Rolando Gomez to begin the game, Josh Allen sacrificed him over with a bunt to put Gomez in scoring position with one out in the inning. John Schultz then drew a walk and Chris Breen loaded the bases with a single.... Full Story


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Home: Evansville, Indiana
Class: Independent
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