The London Rippers (25-35) refused to relinquish the lead after grabbing it early against the Schaumburg Boomers (42-31), recording a 12-1 victory on Tuesday at Schaumburg Baseball Stadium.
Nine runs in the first three innings allowed the London Rippers to put the game away early.A two-run single by Stephen Cardullo and an RBI single by Zach Larson during the first inning and a home run by Joash Brodin in the second inning fueled the London Rippers' offense early.
Brodin racked up four RBIs on one hit for the London Rippers.
Yohan Gonzalez got the win for the London Rippers thanks to six strikeouts. Gonzalez allowed one earned run on six hits and two walks over six innings.
Andrew Weeks (0-1) was the game's losing pitcher. He allowed 11 runs in 4 2/3 innings, walked four and struck out three.