The Schaumburg Boomers used a pair of homers to grab an early lead Wednesday night, and they did not look back in a 6-1 road victory over the Joliet Slammers for the fourth consecutive win.
Steve McQuail connected on a two-out, 2-run homer in the first inning off Joliet's Chuck Lofgren to open the scoring. The homer was the 13th of the season for the Frontier League Homerun Derby Champion.
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In the third, Chad Mozingo's fourth homer of the year extended the lead to 3-0.
Joliet scored a single run in the sixth, but Schaumburg put the game away with 2 runs in the seventh and 1 in the eighth.
Edwin Carl pitches 4 innings in his first start with the team, reaching his pitch count. Matt Kuna tossed a pair of innings, and Adam Tollefson and Clark Labitan finished off the win.
The Boomers collected 12 hits, Jordan Dean registering 4 out of the leadoff slot.
The Boomers (36-28) continue the series at Joliet on Thursday. Schaumburg returns home Saturday for a three-game series with Rockford.