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updated: 5/22/2013 10:16 PM

Boomers split pair with Freedom

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By Daily Herald News Services

FLORENCE, Ky. -- Playing on the road for the first time this season, the Schaumburg Boomers split a scheduled doubleheader with the Florence Freedom, dropping the opener 2-0 and winning the nightcap 2-1.

The Boomers could not solve Florence starter Dan Jensen in Game 1. Just two runners reached scoring position as Jensen struck out six and allowed 5 hits. Gerard Hall had a pair of hits for the Boomers (5-1).

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Florence won the game with single runs in the first and second, scoring in the first without a hit. Mike Giovenco suffered the loss despite allowing just 2 hits. Giovenco fanned six in 5 innings.

In Game 2, Frank Pfister homered in the first inning, the Boomers' first of the season. Chad Mozingo drove home what proved to be the winning run with an RBI single in the sixth.

Florence got a run in the seventh but stranded the tying run in scoring position as James Bierlein earned the save. Matt Kuna picked up his second win in relief with 2 scoreless frames. Chris Phelan made a spot start for the Boomers and pitched 3 innings.

The Boomers and Freedom play the finale of their series today starting at 5:35 p.m. Boomers left-hander Danny Jimenez will oppose lefty Brent Choban.

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