The Southern Illinois Miners (55-39) beat the Lake Erie Crushers (53-42) 6-2 in seven innings on Sunday at Rent One Park, Marion, IL behind Jake Kaase, who went 1-3 and hit a home run.He homered in the fourth inning.
Daniel Bowman reached base three times in the game for the Lake Erie Crushers. He singled in the first and fourth innings.
Shawn Gilblair got the win, running his season record to 11-5. He allowed two runs over 5 2/3 innings. He struck out one, walked three and surrendered five hits.
Eric Gonzalez-Diaz couldn't get it done on the mound for the Lake Erie Crushers, taking a loss. He lasted just 3 1/3 innings, walked two, struck out one, and allowed three runs.