C.J. Beatty went 2-5 and hit a home run, sparking the Washington Wild Things (3-3) to an 8-3 victory over the Rockford Aviators (1-5) on Thursday at Aviator Stadium.He homered in the fourth inning and singled in the fifth inning.
Shawn Smith racked up nine strikeouts in the the Washington Wild Things win. Smith allowed one earned run on four hits and four walks over 5 2/3 innings.
Trevor Harden was charged with his first loss of the year. He allowed six runs in 5 2/3 innings, walked two and struck out four.