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Multiple 3-Run Innings Leads Boomers over CornBelters

June 16, 2017 - Frontier League (FL) - Normal CornBelters News Release

NORMAL, Ill. - The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, took the loss against the Schaumburg Boomers, 11-1.

Schaumburg started the scoring early thanks to a single by Zack Weigel, scoring Kyle Ruchim, who singled and stole second, giving the Boomers a 1-0 lead.

The Boomers score 3 in the fifth on to their lead, by getting two runners on with two outs, then both scoring on an RBI single by Zack Weigel and a two-base error by Ty Morris, followed by an RBI single by Seth Spivey, increasing the Schaumburg lead to 4-0.

Schaumburg adds on to their lead in the sixth, with a solo shot to left by James Keller, extending the lead to 5-0.

Normal responded in the bottom half of the sixth with a RBI double to leftby Nolan Meadows, driving in Yeixon Ruiz who -singled, reducing the deficit to 5-1.

The Boomers scored three times again in the seventh, by loading the bases via two walks and a hit, then a bases-clearing three-run double by Cosimo Cannella to right-center, increasing the Boomer lead to 8-1.

Schaumburg adds three runs for a third time to the lead. After two hits and a walk that loaded the bases, three walks to James Keller, Kyle Ruchim, and Zack Weigel increased the Boomer lead to 11-1.

Lars Liguori(3-0) earned the win, throwing a complete game, giving up just one run on seven hits. Scott Sebald(3-1) took the loss, giving up eleven hits and five runs in six innings.

The homestand continues tomorrow with a 6:35 p.m. first pitch against the Boomers. The game can be heard live on WJBC.com with listen links at www.normalbaseball.com and the CornBelters Facebook and Twitter (@Normal_Baseball) feeds.

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