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ThunderBolts Win Third in a Row

August 28, 2016 - CRESTWOOD, IL - The ThunderBolts jumped out to a 7-0 lead over the first four innings and cruised to a 7-1 win over the Schaumburg Boomers at Standard Bank Stadium Saturday night. The win was the Bolts' third in a row. Coco Johnson got the scoring started for Windy City (39-49) in the first inning, hitting his sixth home run of the year, a solo shot. Another run crossed the plate in the second as Corey Bass led off with a double. He would score when Taylor Smart reached on an error. The Bolts added three more runs in t... Full Story

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ThunderBolts Begin Final Homestand with 6-1 Win

August 26, 2016 - CRESTWOOD, IL - The ThunderBolts broke a 1-1 tie with five unanswered runs in the sixth and seventh innings to win their second straight game, defeating the Schaumburg Boomers 6-1 at Standard Bank Stadium Friday night. The Bolts (38-49) wasted little time in scoring as Tim Zier led off the bottom of the first inning with a triple. He scored on a Coco Johnson groundout. Clay Chapman started for Windy City and allowed only one hit in the first three innings before the Boomers (37-51) were able to get to him in the fourth... Full Story

ThunderBolts Snap Losing Skid in Doubleheader Split

August 25, 2016 - JOLIET, IL - After losing a late tie in game one of a doubleheader against the Joliet Slammers, the ThunderBolts snapped their ten-game losing streak with a 7-4 win in game two at Silver Cross Field Thursday night. In game one, Mike Garza began the scoring for the Slammers (46-40) in the second inning. He followed a Melvin Rodriguez single with a two-run homer. Larry Balkwill tied it two innings later, coming up with a big hit for the ThunderBolts (37-49). With two outs in the fourth, Ransom LaLonde and Kyle Wood singl... Full Story

ThunderBolts Lose Ninth Straight in Opener at Joliet

August 23, 2016 - The Windy City ThunderBolts suffered their ninth straight loss Tuesday night as they fell in the series opener to the Joliet Slammers 6-1 at Silver Cross Field. The losing streak is the team's longest in more than five years. Alfredo Rodriguez singled to lead off the bottom of the first inning for Joliet (45-39). He moved to third on an error and scored on Jake Gronsky's base hit to give the Slammers the early lead. The ThunderBolts (36-48) responded with a run in the second. Ransom LaLonde walked, stole second, advanc... Full Story

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League: Frontier League
Home: Crestwood, Illinois
Class: Independent
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