Gerard Hall drove in the go-ahead run to give the Schaumburg Boomers (15-11) the lead in the sixth inning, as the Schaumburg Boomers hung on to beat the River City Rascals (9-15) 2-1 on Friday.With the game scoreless in the sixth inning Hall came to the plate and homered.
Hall was solid at the plate for the Schaumburg Boomers. Hall went 1-4, drove in one and scored one run. He homered in the sixth inning.
The Schaumburg Boomers would not relinquish the lead as the River City Rascals were unable to weather a two-run sixth inning deficit.
The River City Rascals scored one run in the seventh on an RBI triple by Jake Atwell. Despite their efforts, the River City Rascals couldn't finish the comeback.
The Schaumburg Boomers relied on Cody Griebling to eat up innings en route to the win. Griebling allowed one earned run, five hits and two walks while striking out three over six innings of work.
Craig Goodman ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his second loss of the year. He lasted just five innings, walked one, struck out two, and allowed two runs.