The River City Rascals (34-39) shut the door early on the Normal CornBelters (35-38), capturing a 12-5 victory on Saturday at T. R. Hughes Ballpark.
Seven runs in the first three innings allowed the River City Rascals to put the game away early.A two-run double by Evan Crawford and an RBI single by Johnny Morales during the first inning fueled the River City Rascals' offense early.
Will Block racked up four RBIs on two hits for the River City Rascals. He homered in the third inning and singled in the seventh inning.
Keoni Manago racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Normal CornBelters. He singled in the third inning and homered in the seventh inning.
Casey Barnes got his sixth win for the River City Rascals despite allowing five runs over 7 2/3 innings. Barnes struck out three, walked one and gave up 12 hits.
Tyler Lavigne (2-6) was the game's losing pitcher. He allowed seven runs in three innings, walked two and struck out two.