(Evansville, IN)- The Evansville Otters powered back late in Wednesday night’s ballgame at Bosse Field to take the series with the Joliet Slammers in a 6-3 decision.
After a scoreless two and a half, Evansville scored first when Luis Uribe went deep to take a one-run lead. However, Eric McGee tied it up with a solo home run of his own to make it 1-1.
Lis gave the Slammers a 3-1 lead in the fifth, doubling to bring home Patrick Norris and Abel Nieves.
The Otters, though, would go on to score five unanswered runs in the seventh inning. Dan Killian started the rally, scoring a run on a double-play, and Runey Davis gave them the lead on a two-run double. Up one, Taylor Black helped Evansville pull ahead on an RBI single to win it 6-3.
Matt Sommo tossed six innings and surrendered three runs, but it was Mike Barsotti who gave up three and was stuck with the loss. Daniel Carela and Amalio Diaz finished off the contest for Joliet.
The Slammers wrap up in Evansville against the Otters on Thursday. Fans can listen to the game on AM 1340 WJOL with Aaron Morse calling the action.