Matt Fields had two extra base hits as the Southern Illinois Miners (8-5) took home a 7-2 victory over the Schaumburg Boomers (8-5) at Rent One Park, Marion, IL on Friday.He doubled in the first inning and homered in the third inning.
Shawn Gilblair's six strikeouts helped the Southern Illinois Miners to the victory. Gilblair allowed one earned run, four hits and one walk over six innings.
Tyler Watkins was charged with his first loss of the year. He allowed six runs in six innings, walked one and struck out three.
The Southern Illinois Miners were sparked by Chad Maddox and Sean Coughlin, who teamed up for six hits and five RBIs.