Sliders Slip 12-9

August 21, 2009 by  
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Sliders Slip 12-9

EVANSVILLE, IN, August 21, 2009

Evansville took two out of three with the Midwest Sliders of Ypsilanti after Thursday nights 12-9 at Bosse Field. The Otters jumped out to a 6-0 lead in their first at bat and did not look back holding on to the led the rest of the game.

Midwest didn’t give up though, scoring four runs in the third to try to mount a comeback attempt. The scoring was highlighted by a Jonnie Knoble double, Zack Pace single, and Robbie Knapp single.

Scoring a run third, fourth, and fifth kept the Sliders at an arms length. Otters put up a three spot in the sixth inning, two off Garrett Maines error. After that Evansville could sit on their lead.

Dan Horvath started for Midwest and allowed seven runs in only three innings of work.

The Sliders will head to Southern Illinois to face the Miners in a three game set this weekend. First pitch Friday is at 8:05 EST. p.m.

Tuesday Midwest will host the Florence Freedom in a double header that will begin at EMU’s Oestrike Stadium at 5:05 p.m. The seven game home stand will be the last home games of the season.

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