The Gateway Grizzlies (8-11) and the Lake Erie Crushers (7-12) both had scoring chances on Friday, but it was the Gateway Grizzlies that were able to capitalize on them as they pulled out a 3-2 win at Avon, Ohio.
The Gateway Grizzlies held off the Lake Erie Crushers, as the Lake Erie Crushers were unable to overcome a three-run fourth inning deficit.
The Lake Erie Crushers scored two runs in the fifth on an RBI double by Andrew Davis and. Despite their efforts, the Lake Erie Crushers couldn't finish the comeback.
The Gateway Grizzlies relied on Alex Kaminsky to eat up innings en route to the win. Kaminsky pitched seven innings and allowed two earned runs, seven hits and one walk while striking out four.
Paul Fagan was charged with his third loss of the year. He lasted just nine innings, walked one, struck out four, and allowed three runs.