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Article updated: 6/9/2013 6:07 PM

Boomers get bounced by Slammers

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By Daily Herald News Services

The Schaumburg Boomers suffered a 13-5 loss to the Joliet Slammers in the series finale on Sunday but still took two of three to win the series.

The Boomers took a 1-0 lead in the first, opening the scoring for the first time in the series. Gerard Hall tripled and scored on Frank Pfister's sacrifice fly.

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Joliet came back to tie the game with a run in the third, added 2 in the fourth inning and 5 in the fifth to open an 8-1 lead. Boomers starter and loser Cody Griebling allowed 7 runs in 423 innings.

The Boomers collected 10 hits, 7 for extra bases, and have recorded double-digit hits in six straight contests. Pfister had 3 RBI, while Hall, Steve McQuail and Brian McConkey each had a pair of hits.

The Boomers (13-9) are off today before beginning a six-game road trip Tuesday at 7:05 p.m. at Windy City. Right-hander Mike Giovenco (1-2, 3.46) starts for the Boomers against righty Daniel Cropper (1-1, 6.00).

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