A seven-run explosion in the first inning lifted the Gary SouthShore RailCats (18-29) to a 13-3 win over the Sioux City Explorers at Lewis _ Clark Park on Friday.
Chris Carrara racked up three RBIs on four hits for the Gary SouthShore RailCats. He singled in the first, second, and fourth innings and doubled in the sixth inning.
Kris Sanchez racked up two RBIs on one hit for the Sioux City Explorers (21-27). He homered in the first inning.
Stephen Hiscock recorded his second win of the year for the Gary SouthShore RailCats. He allowed three runs over seven innings. Hiscock struck out two, walked three and gave up nine hits.
Jason Jarvis (4-5) took the loss for the Sioux City Explorers. He allowed 11 runs in 3 2/3 innings, walked four and struck out two.