The Florence Freedom (44-37) failed to take advantage of Byron Wiley's effort at the plate on Sunday, losing 10-8 to the Washington Wild Things (37-44) at CONSOL Energy Park.
Wiley rocked the Washington Wild Things with two home runs. Wiley went 2-4 in the game with three RBIs and three runs scored. Wiley homered in the second and fifth innings.
Each team blasted the other's pitching, and there were 18 total runs and 27 hits during the game. There were 10 pitchers used in the game as the two managers searched for any way to finish it off.
Mark Samuelson racked up six RBIs on two hits for the Washington Wild Things. He homered in the third inning and doubled in the eighth inning.
Pat Butler got the win, running his season record to 1-0. Butler struck out one, walked none and gave up one hit.
Brandon Mathes (5-6) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just one inning, walked one, struck out one, and allowed four runs.