Max Casper collected three hits, sparking the Lake Erie Crushers (12-16) to a 4-3 victory over the Normal CornBelters (17-11) on Tuesday at All Pro Freight Stadium.He singled in the third, seventh, and eighth innings.
Dave Middendorf picked up the win for the Lake Erie Crushers. Middendorf pitched eight innings and allowed one earned run, five hits and one walk while striking out five.
Patrick McKenna rocked the Lake Erie Crushers with two home runs. McKenna went 2-4 in the game with two RBIs and two runs scored. McKenna homered in the ninth inning.
Ryan Demmin ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his second loss of the year. He lasted just six innings, walked one, struck out four, and allowed four runs.