The West Division champion Schaumburg Boomers took a commanding 2-0 series lead with a 6-2 home victory over the Florence Freedom in Game 2 of the Frontier League divisional playoffs Sunday night.
Alexi Colon drilled a 2-run homer in the bottom of the second to hand Schaumburg an early 2-0 lead. Florence battled back to even the game with single runs in the fifth and sixth.
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The Boomers regained the lead with 3 seventh-inning runs. Sean Mahley and Steve McQuail posted back-to-back singles to set up a sacrifice bunt from Brian McConkey to hand Schaumburg the advantage.
Frank Pfister followed with a 2-run triple to finish the rally. Pfister finished with 3 hits and has driven in 4 runs in the first two games of the series. Mahley also registered 3 hits in the win as the Boomers collected 12 total.
Shawn Sanford started for the Boomers and allowed 2 runs in 51⁄3 innings but did not factor in the decision. Mike Giovenco earned the win, working 22⁄3 scoreless innings.
Dexter Price finished out the victory by striking out the side in the ninth.
The Boomers (59-37, 2-0) go for the series sweep Tuesday night on the road. Right-hander Seth Webster (6-1, 2.40) will start for the Boomers, with Florence sending righty Michael Oros (7-5, 2.16). First pitch is 5:35 p.m.