Travis Weaver came off the bench and never even had to swing his bat as Weaver reached on a in the 12 to lead the Windy City ThunderBolts (5-3) to a 5-4 win over the Schaumburg Boomers (5-3) on Wednesday at Standard Bank Stadium.
With the score tied at four in the twelfth inning,.
A walk-off by Matt Costello gave the Windy City ThunderBolts the win.
Costello was solid at the plate for the Windy City ThunderBolts. Costello went 0-0 and drove in one. He.
The Windy City ThunderBolts came out swinging, scoring three runs in the first inning to jump ahead of the Schaumburg Boomers early. A three-run double by Chad Cregar delivered the runs in the first. The Windy City ThunderBolts had four hits in the inning.
Costello improved to 1-0 on the year by picking up the win for the Windy City ThunderBolts. He struck out one, walked none and surrendered one hit.
Thomas Nelson (0-1) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just two-thirds of an inning, walked none, struck out none, and allowed one run.
In the bottom of the first, the Windy City ThunderBolts grabbed the early lead, 3-0.
The Schaumburg Boomers matched their one-run second inning with one more in the eighth. In the second, the Schaumburg Boomers scored on a solo home run by Frank Pfister.