The Traverse City Beach Bums (28-18) beat the Lake Erie Crushers (23-23) 3-2 on Saturday at Wuerfel Park behind Jose Vargas, who clubbed two home runs.He homered in the first and sixth innings.
Kyle Teague struck out six hitters en route to the the Traverse City Beach Bums win. Teague allowed one earned run on three hits and five walks over six innings.
Dave Middendorf was effective even in defeat, mowing down eight the Traverse City Beach Bums batters and allowing three runs.
Middendorf couldn't get it done on the rubber for the Lake Erie Crushers, taking a loss.