The River City Rascals (31-31) and the Joliet Slammers (27-35) both threatened with rallies, but it was the River City Rascals that eventually took advantage of them in a 4-3 win at T. R. Hughes Ballpark.
Will Block racked up two RBIs on one hit for the River City Rascals. He homered in the fifth inning.
Grant DeBruin paced the Joliet Slammers at the plate. DeBruin went 3-4 and scored two runs. He singled in the fourth, sixth, and eighth innings.
Casey Barnes improved to 5-3 on the year by picking up the win for the River City Rascals. He allowed two runs over 6 2/3 innings. He struck out three, walked two and surrendered 10 hits.
Andrew Busby ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his second loss of the year. He lasted just six innings, walked two, struck out three, and allowed four runs.