Miners Score Early and Often, Defeating the Otters 13-2
EVANSVILLE, Ind. - The Southern Illinois Miners scored six runs in the first two innings, chasing Otters starter Austin Nicely out of the game in the third, as the Miners won big over the Otters by a score of 13-2.
Gianfranco Wawoe led off the game with an RBI double, touching home plate on an RBI triple by Brett Siddall to score the game's first run. Siddall then scored on a groundout by Stephen Lohr to make the score 2-0.
In the second inning, the Miners sent eight men to the plate scoring four runs, in large part to a three-run RBI triple to Joe Duncan, making the score 5-0. A sac-fly by Lohr made the score 6-0 after two.
A two-run single by Anthony Brocato in the third extended the Miners lead to 8-0, pulling Nicely in the process.
The Otters would score in the seventh on a two-run home run by Hunter Cullen, but that would not be enough as the Miners scored 13 runs on 15 hits, the most runs they have ever scored at Bosse Field.
The Otters will take a day off before traveling to Crestwood, Ill. to take on the Windy City Thunderbolts on Tuesday.
First pitch will be set for 7:05 p.m. and can be heard on the radio at 91.5 WUEV or evansvilleotters.com with David Nguyen on the play-by-play.
The Otters are having many promotions in honor of celebrating their 25th anniversary season in 2019. The next home game will be Friday, May 17 against the Florence Freedom and will be sponsored by Big Brothers, Big Sisters.
To purchase a season ticket or group outing package, call (812) 435-8686 or visit the Bosse Field front office at 23 Don Mattingly Way, Evansville, Ind. The front office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Evansville Otters are the 2006 and 2016 Frontier League champions.
The Otters play all home games at historic Bosse Field, located at 23 Don Mattingly Way in Evansville, Ind. Stay up-to-date with the Evansville Otters by visiting evansvilleotters.com, or follow the Otters on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
For more information, visit evansvilleotters.com or call 812-435-8686.
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