An outstanding effort by Nick Schwaner spurred the Evansville Otters (34-36) to a 7-2 win over the River City Rascals (33-38) on Thursday at T. R. Hughes Ballpark.
Schwaner blasted two home runs for the Evansville Otters. Schwaner went 2-5 in the game with four RBIs and two runs scored. Schwaner homered in the third, fifth, and fifth innings.
It was a good day at the plate for the River City Rascals' Curran Redal. Redal went 4-5. He singled in the fourth, sixth, eighth, and ninth innings.
Matt Zielinski got the win, running his season record to 9-4. He allowed one run over five innings. Zielinski struck out three, walked one and gave up eight hits.
Drew Benes (0-2) was the game's losing pitcher. He allowed six runs in four innings, walked two and struck out three.