The Quincy Gems (2-0) and the Danville Dans (0-2) both had scoring chances on Wednesday, but it was the Quincy Gems that were able to capitalize on them as they pulled out a 5-2 win at Danville Stadium.
Steven Pallares reached base four times. He singled in the third inning.
Despite the loss, the Danville Dans' Blake Stevens dominated the Quincy Gems' batters, giving up one run and striking out nine.
Will Schierholz got the win, running his season record to 1-0. Schierholz struck out one, walked one and gave up one hit.
Trey McNickle was charged with his first loss of the year. He lasted just one inning, walked two, struck out none, and allowed three runs.