Breaking News Bar
updated: 8/8/2014 11:52 PM

Boomers avoid sweep

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Daily Herald News Services

The Schaumburg Boomers avoided a home sweep at the hands of the Washington Wild Things with a 5-4 win Friday night.

The Boomers (42-30) scored all 5 runs in the bottom of the fourth when they sent eight men to the plate against Troy Marks -- the Frontier League Pitcher of the Week who was with the Boomers in spring training last year. Ty Nelson kick-started the offense with an RBI single to score Tony Delmonico, who had doubled and has hit safely in nine straight games. Michael Valadez notched a 2-run single and Alexi Colon tripled home a pair. Colon's triple made him the all-time franchise leader in triples.

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

The run support was more than enough for Eddie Cody, who won his third consecutive start. Cody worked 6 innings and allowed just 1 run, striking out six. Dexter Price came on in the ninth after Washington scored three times, retiring the final two hitters to strand the tying run at second. Price earned his 17th save to match the single-season franchise record.

Schaumburg owns the league's top home record at 27-9. The Boomers continue a nine-game homestand Saturday night against the Rockford Aviators when right-hander Cal Bowling (6-6, 5.90 ERA) starts against righty Kyle Hassna (1-3, 2.15).

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.