Matt Smith kept the Windy City ThunderBolts (52-41) off the board during his seven innings of work and the Lake Erie Crushers (52-41) beat the Windy City ThunderBolts, 4-2.
Smith allowed five hits, one walk and struck out seven.
The teams traded runs for most of the contest, leading to five lead changes in the game.
Russell Moldenhauer had two extra-base hits for the Lake Erie Crushers. He singled in the second and fourth innings and doubled in the ninth and tenth innings.
Jonathan Kountis improved to 6-2 on the year by picking up the win for the Lake Erie Crushers. He allowed two runs over two innings. He struck out two, walked none and surrendered three hits.
Willy Kesler (1-3) took the loss for the Windy City ThunderBolts. He lasted just 1 2/3 innings, walked none, struck out two, and allowed one run.