Breaking News Bar
updated: 8/26/2012 12:50 AM

Boomers blast 5 homers in romp

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Special to the Daily Herald

LOVES PARK -- Schaumburg blasted a franchise-record 5 homers -- including the first grand slam in Boomers history -- to outslug the Rockford RiverHawks 15-1 on Saturday night.

The Boomers (51-38), who collected a dozen hits and remained tied for the final Frontier League West Division playoff spot with seven games left, wasted no time in grabbing the lead. Nate Baumann (3 hits), the second batter of the game, drilled a 2-run homer to dead center.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

Jereme Milons hit a grand slam later in the inning as the Boomers roared to a 6-0 edge, and they added 5 runs in the third. Brandon Gregorich blasted his first homer with the Boomers, a 3-run shot. Chase Fontaine connected on his first with the team in the sixth, another 3-run bomb. Steve McQuail finished off the fireworks with his 20th of the season, a solo shot in the eighth inning.

Matt Kuna worked 5 innings for the win, his first since July 14, allowing 1 run. Jose Rodriguez tossed 3 scoreless innings and Sam Robinson finished out the contest.

The series concludes today at 6:05 p.m. when Boomers left-hander Cameron Roth (8-8, 3.38) opposes right-hander Cody Hallahan (5-8, 4.40).

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.