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ThunderBolts Walk-Off to Sweep of Joliet

May 29, 2016 - CRESTWOOD, IL - Johnny Eierman hit a two-out two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the ThunderBolts a 6-5 win over the Joliet Slammers at Standard Bank Stadium Sunday afternoon. The Bolts (12-3) held a 3-0 lead early as they jumped on Joliet (7-9) starter Luke Crumley in the first inning. Blair Beck picked up an RBI single to start the scoring and the bases were loaded with two outs on a hit batter and a walk. Taylor Smart hit a groundball that was bobbled by Melvin Rodriguez and the ThunderBolts scored ... Full Story

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ThunderBolts Hit Four Homers in 7-1 Win over Joliet

May 28, 2016 - CRESTWOOD, IL - The ThunderBolts hit a season-high four home runs, including back-to-back shots in the eighth inning to win their second straight game over the Joliet Slammers 7-1 at Standard Bank Stadium Saturday night. Blair Beck got the scoring started when he hit a solo homer in the bottom of the first to give the ThunderBolts (11-3) a lead they would not relinquish. The Slammers (7-8) got a man to third base in the second, but Joe Staley was thrown out at the plate trying to score on a groundout. Windy City starte... Full Story

ThunderBolts Drop Second Straight Game to Lake Erie

May 26, 2016 - CRESTWOOD, IL - The ThunderBolts suffered their first series loss of the year as they fell to the Lake Erie Crushers 5-2 at Standard Bank Stadium Thursday afternoon. The Crushers (8-2), who reclaimed first place from the Bolts (9-3) with the win, took an early lead with two runs in the first inning. Carlos Avila and Jose Barrazza doubled on back-to-back pitches for the first score. Juan Avila singled home Barraza to make it 2-0. The three hits for Lake Erie in the first inning were more than ThunderBolts' starter Brady Mu... Full Story

ThunderBolts Win Streak Ends in Lake Erie Rout

May 25, 2016 - CRESTWOOD, IL - Juan Avila hit three home runs Wednesday morning as the Lake Erie Crushers hung 16 runs on the ThunderBolts at Standard Bank Stadium. The 16-1 loss snapped the ThunderBolts' eight-game win streak. Avila started the scoring in the second inning with his first home run of the day, a solo shot to make it 1-0. The ThunderBolts (9-2) quickly responded as Reggie Lawson singed to lead off the bottom of the second. He stole second base and scored on a wild pitch to tie the score. The Crushers (7-2), though, ... Full Story

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Home: Crestwood, Illinois
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