A wild pitch, bringing home Wally Correa gave the Normal CornBelters (27-53) the lead in the seventh inning, and the Normal CornBelters hung on to beat the Lake Erie Crushers (44-36) 3-2 on Wednesday.
Ross Davis handled the Lake Erie Crushers' lineup with ease, racking up six strikeouts. The Normal CornBelters' pitcher gave up just four hits over five shutout innings.
Kaleb Engelke improved to 1-0 on the year by picking up the win for the Normal CornBelters. He struck out none, walked one and surrendered no hits.
Mickey Jannis ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his fourth loss of the year. He lasted just one inning, walked one, struck out none, and allowed one run.