Otters Chew Up Sliders

August 19, 2009 by  
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Otters Chew Up Sliders

EVANSVILLE, IN, August 19, 2009

The Midwest Sliders of Ypsilanti slide in the standings continues. They lost to the Evansville Otters 10-5 Tuesday night.

The Sliders did jump out to a 3-0 lead after the first inning.

But once again Midwest killers Greg Alexander, and Luke Hetherington stuck again combining for six RBI’s. Alexander broke a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the fifth with a three-run bomb. Hetherington finished the game going 2-4 with two RBI’s and two runs scored.

Nolan Shaffer allowed five runs in just 4 1/3 innings losing his third game of the season. Earl Oakes and Kyle Wink threw and allowed the last five Otter runs.

Wednesday Midwest will try to turn around the skid in game two of the series against Evansville at 8:05 p.m. EST.

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