SLAMMERS BEAT NORMAL TWICE THURSDAY NIGHT
Thursday, July 5, 2018

 

Joliet, IL — The Joliet Slammers presented by ATI Physical Therapy beat the Normal CornBelters 11-0 and 1-0 Thursday night. 

The Slammers started their scoring in the bottom of the third with six runs.  Joliet quickly scored two more runs with Danny Zardon hitting an RBI single and RJ Thompson hitting a sacrifice fly making it 8-0 Joliet. 

Dom Iero hit a pinch hit three run home run in the bottom of the 8th making it 11-0 Slammers. 

It would take extra innings in the second game but the Slammers would win it in the bottom of the 9th with Ridge Hoopii-Haslam walking it off on a fielder’s choice that scored Trenton Hill securing the Slammers 1-0 win. 

Tonight’s Merchants and Manufacturers Bank Player of the Game is Frontier League All-Star Liam O’Sullivan who had a perfect game into the 6th inning.

He finished with eight innings pitched striking out four, allowing three hits, and no runs. 

The Slammers return home Tuesday, July 17th at 7:05 p.m.

About the Joliet Slammers: The Joliet Slammers presented by ATI Physical Therapy play at the Slammers Stadium downtown Joliet, Illinois, and are members of the professional, independent Frontier League.  The Frontier League is a 12-team league entering its 25th season of play in 2017.  Visit the Slammers online at www.jolietslammers.com or call the ticket office at 815-722-2287 for more information! Don’t forget to “Like” the Slammers on Facebook at www.facebook.com/jolietslammers or follow them on Twitter at @jolietslammers!

 

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