An exceptional effort by George Roberts spurred the Butler Blue Sox (28-22) to a 5-4 win over the Richmond RiverRats (27-21) on Thursday at Pullman Park.
Roberts blasted two home runs for the Butler Blue Sox. Roberts went 3-3 in the game with three RBIs and two runs scored. Roberts homered in the first and third innings.
The Butler Blue Sox held off the Richmond RiverRats, as the Richmond RiverRats were unable to overcome a three-run third inning deficit.
The Richmond RiverRats scored two runs in the fifth on a two-run triple by Cody Campbell. Despite their efforts, the Richmond RiverRats couldn't finish the comeback.
Jon Danielczyk recorded his first win of the year for the Butler Blue Sox. He allowed two runs over four innings. He struck out five, walked two and surrendered five hits.
Kyle Tibbs (2-2) took the loss for the Richmond RiverRats. He lasted just four innings, walked two, struck out four, and allowed five runs.