Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Joliet, IL — The Joliet Slammers presented by ATI Physical Therapy dropped game 1 of the Frontier League Championship Series to the Washington Wild Things by a final score of 3-2 on Tuesday night.  The Slammers only runs came from a 2 run home run in the 3rd inning off of the bat of Justin Garcia.  Daren Osby who started the game for the Slammers pitched into the 7th, allowing just 2 earned runs.  The Slammers will face the Wild Things again on Wednesday night at 6:05pm with Scot Hoffman scheduled to take the mound for Joliet.

The Slammers will return home on Friday, September 14 at 7:05 pm to face the Washington Wild Things in game 3 of the series, and if necessary will also host a game at Joliet Route 66 Stadium on Saturday at 6:05 pm.  Tickets are just $10 and include $5 in Slammers loot.  

Friday, September 14 will feature post-game FIREWORKS provided Lumina Pyrotechnics and Saturday, September 15 will be Pet Day with fans able to bring in pets as long as they are on a leash or in a carrier.  Kids can also run the bases after Saturday’s game. 

Fans can purchase playoff tickets online at, the Slammers Box Office at 1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive, Joliet or by calling 815-722-2287. Group pricing and fundraising opportunities are also available for the playoff games.

Full Series Schedule, Best of 5:

Tuesday, September 11-Washington 3-2

Wednesday, September 12-at Washington Wild Things 6:05 pm CST

Friday, September 14-at Joliet Slammers 7:05 pm

Saturday, September 15*-at Joliet Slammers 6:05pm

Monday, September 17*-at Washington Wild Things 6:05 pm CST

*If necessary


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 26th season of play in 2018.  Visit the Slammers online at or call the ticket office at 815-722-2287 for more information! Don’t forget to “Like” the Slammers on Facebook at or follow them on Twitter at @jolietslammers!


-- Joliet Slammers