The Gary SouthShore RailCats (29-35) jumped out to an early lead, but were unable to hold on and lost 5-2 to the Sioux City Explorers (29-36) on Wednesday.
A solo home run by Mike Murphy gave the Sioux City Explorers the lead in the fourth inning.
Murphy did his best to jumpstart the offense for the Sioux City Explorers, reaching base two times. He scored one run and had one RBI. He homered in the fourth inning.
Ty Marotz picked up the win for the Sioux City Explorers. Marotz pitched 6 2/3 innings and allowed two earned runs, six hits and one walk while striking out three.
Mike Massaro reached base two times in the game for the Gary SouthShore RailCats. He scored one run and had one RBI. He homered in the first inning.
Tyler Deetjen (1-2) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just four innings, walked one, struck out two, and allowed three runs.