Jimmy Allen was cold coming off the bench, but Allen warmed up quickly as Allen stroked a key pinch-hit single in the two to lead the Eau Claire Express (26-44) to a 9-1 win over the Battle Creek Bombers (26-43) on Sunday at C.O. Brown Stadium.
With the game scoreless in the second inning Allen came to the plate and singled, bringing home Alex Real.
The biggest inning for the Eau Claire Express was the third. The Eau Claire Express' bats caught fire leading to six runs.
Casey Gillaspie racked up three RBIs on two hits for the Eau Claire Express. He singled in the third inning and homered in the eighth inning.
The Battle Creek Bombers' lineup had no answer for Tony Vocca. Vocca held the Battle Creek Bombers hitless over three innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out one.
Drew Ghelfi recorded his second win of the year for the Eau Claire Express. Ghelfi struck out four, walked two and gave up one hit.
Caleb Vincent couldn't get it done on the rubber for the Battle Creek Bombers, taking a loss. He allowed seven runs in three innings, walked none and struck out none.