Nolan Nicholson came off the bench and never even had to swing his bat as Nicholson reached on a in the five to lead the Gary SouthShore RailCats (42-43) to a 5-4 win over the Sioux Falls Pheasants (37-47) on Friday at U.S. Steel Yard.
With the Gary SouthShore RailCats trailing by one,.
The Sioux Falls Pheasants jumped out to an early lead, but they were unable to hang on. The Sioux Falls Pheasants were ahead until the seventh inning, but the Gary SouthShore RailCats would not be denied the win, taking the lead back on a sacrifice fly by Trevor Willis.
The Gary SouthShore RailCats came out swinging, scoring three runs in the first inning to jump ahead of the Sioux Falls Pheasants early.
Nicholson improved to 4-3 on the year by picking up the win for the Gary SouthShore RailCats. He struck out three, walked none and surrendered three hits.
Dan Cooper (1-6) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just two-thirds of an inning, walked three, struck out none, and allowed one run.