Bonner Racks Up Five Hits and Leads Sliders Past Otters

August 20, 2009 by  
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Bonner Racks Up Five Hit Night, Leads Sliders Past Otters

EVANSVILLE, IN, August 20, 2009

The Midwest Sliders of Ypsilanti ended their offensive woes Wednesday night in Indiana. They lit up the scoreboard scoring 16 runs on 17 hits. The Evansville Otters kept it a game as they did some hitting themselves, scoring 13 runs.

It was all about the sticks tonight led by Bryan Bonner. Bonner went a remarkable 5-6 with a triple, four RBI’s, and two runs scored. Joash Brodin, and Lee Rubin also pitched in with big nights collecting five hits between the two of them. Brodin scored four runs and had two hits, while Rubin drove in a key five runs.

Adam Dominick who was acquired from a trade with Windy City, came in relief for Jeff Fischer and threw three scoreless innings. While he threw Midwest rallied a comeback as Dominick earned his third win of the season.

The Sliders looked like they had a rout in the fifth inning leading 15-6. But the Otters didn’t give up and kept scoring until Arshwin Asjes came on in the ninth to finally end their comeback attempt.

Thursday night’s rubber game will begin at 8:05 EST. at historic Bosse Field.

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