Cory Harrilchak knocked in four runs, sparking the Southern Illinois Miners (19-18) to a 5-2 victory in eight innings over the River City Rascals (14-22) on Thursday at T. R. Hughes Ballpark.He homered in the first inning and singled in the sixth inning.
Phil Wunderlich was solid at the plate for the River City Rascals. Wunderlich went 2-4, drove in one and scored one run. He singled in the first inning and homered in the fifth inning.
The Southern Illinois Miners had no answer for Chandler Jagodzinski, who kept runners off the basepaths in his appearance. Jagodzinski gave up just one hit, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out two during his two innings of work.
Preston Vancil recorded his fourth win of the year for the Southern Illinois Miners. He allowed two runs over six innings. Vancil struck out one, walked three and gave up six hits.
Craig Goodman was charged with his third loss of the year. He lasted just five innings, walked two, struck out four, and allowed five runs.