Boomers hammered by Washington

The Washington Wild Things scored in five different innings and eased to Sunday’s 14-2 win over the Schaumburg Boomers in the series finale at Wintrust Field.

Washington took the lead just three batters into the game. The Wild Things added four in the third, one in the fourth, two in the fifth and five in the seventh. The Boomers broke up the shutout with two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to chase Washington’s starter Zach Kirby. Aaron Simmons recorded an RBI single while the second run scored on an error.

Brendan Knoll suffered the loss for the Boomers, working four innings. Nolan Pender worked three innings in his pro debut while Jake Joyce and Dallas Woolfolk both posted scoreless frames. Christian Fedko finished with three hits as the Boomers totaled seven. Simmons and Evan Orzech both notched a pair of hits.

The Boomers (23-15) host Florence at 11 a.m. Monday to close out the homestand.

Article 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 "flag" link in the lower-right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.