A walk-off single from Pat McCarthy brought home the winning run for the Butler Blue Sox (20-17) in a 4-3 victory over the Slippery Rock Sliders at Pullman Park on Monday.
McCarthy was hot from the plate for the Butler Blue Sox. McCarthy went 2-4. He singled in the first and ninth innings.
Ryan Fitzgerald was hot from the plate for the Butler Blue Sox. Fitzgerald went 4-5 and scored two runs. He doubled in the third inning and singled in the first, seventh, and ninth innings.
Adam Aldred pitched seven innings and allowed one earned run, three hits and four walks while striking out four.
Storm Wilson reached base three times. He singled in the sixth inning and doubled in the eighth inning.
Tyler Ferguson recorded his third win of the year for the Butler Blue Sox. He struck out two, walked one and surrendered two hits.
Chris Tuma was charged with his first loss of the year. He lasted just two-thirds of an inning, walked none, struck out none, and allowed one run.