MORELLO’S 2 RBI’S PROVE TO BE DIFFERENCE AS SLAMMERS BEAT OTTERS 4-3.

Much like the game yesterday, tonight was another one for the pitching fanatics. Both teams combined for just 4 hits through 4 innings. It wasn’t until the bottom half of the 5th when the Slammers put their first run on the board. Jimmy Roche stepped into the box with one out and launched his first career […]

LETKEMAN TOSSES GATEWAY TO 5-2 WIN

SAUGET, Ill. — Reign Letkeman fired six innings of one-run baseball Thursday night and matched his career high with seven strikeouts in a 5-2 Gateway Grizzlies win over the Lake Erie Crushers at GCS Credit Union Ballpark. Gateway (25-36) salvaged the series and snapped a three-game losing streak. Brent Sakurai led off the home half of the first […]

FLORENCE SPLITS DAY AND SERIES WITH WINDY CITY

Pitching takes center-stage in mid-week four gamer CRESTWOOD, Ill– Squaring off in a true day/night doubleheader, the Florence Freedom, presented by Titan Mechanical Solutions, grabbed their second win in a row, 6-5, before falling to the Windy City Thunderbolts, 3-1, in the night-cap, ultimately landing a series split in a mid-week four game set at Ozinga Field. Windy […]

JASON SIMONTACCHI TO BE INDUCTED TO THE 2019 HALL OF FAME

Jason Simontacchi will be added to the Frontier League Hall of fame on Saturday, July 27th. Simontacchi will be the first Springfield Capital to be inducted. He will be among the last induction ceremony for the 6th class of the Frontier League Hall of Fame. Former Gateway Grizzlies catcher, Landon Hernandez will also be inducted […]

FREEDOM EVEN SERIES WITH WINDY CITY

Austin Wobrock two-out single lifts Florence to game two win CRESTWOOD, Ill– More clutch two-out hitting helped the Florence Freedom, presented by Titan Mechanical Solutions, snap a three-game skid with a, 4-3, win over the Windy City Thunderbolts on Wednesday afternoon at Ozinga Field. The victory evens the four-game set at one game apiece with a doubleheader awaiting on […]

JR Davis’ Two-Run Single Lifts the Wild Things to Walk-Off Victory Wednesday

WASHINGTON, Pa. (July 24) – JR Davis’ two-run single with one out in the ninth lifted Washington to its second walk-off victory of the 2019 season at Wild Things Park Wednesday. The Wild Things won 4-3, as they got back to 10 games under .500 and evened the series with the Rascals. River City started the […]

Grieshaber’s clutch hit gives Otters extra-inning win

JOLIET, Ill. – Keith Grieshaber delivered a clutch go-ahead two-RBI single in the 10th inning Wednesday to push the Evansville Otters to a 3-1 victory against the Joliet Slammers. Wednesday’s middle game of the series from Joliet, Ill. was a pitcher’s duel between Slammers starter Tyler Jandron and Otters starter Anthony Arias. Jandron pitched well through […]

Boomers Blank Miners

SCHAUMBURG, IL — The Schaumburg Boomers, presented by Wintrust Community Banks, utilized four pitchers to spin a combined 1-0 shutout of the Southern Illinois Miners in the opener of a mid-week series on Tuesday night. The only run of the game came across in the bottom of the third inning. Dylan Jones was hit by a pitch […]

RIVER CITY SWEEP WEEKLY AWARDS WITH ANDREW PENNER AND MICAH KACZOR

River City takes home both awards this week, thanks to Andrew Penner winning the Player of the Week, and Micah Kaczor earning Pitcher of the Week. These awards are chosen by Pointstreak, who is the official statistical provider of the Frontier League and the Independent Professional Baseball Federation. Penner hit .500 (9-18) with three home […]

Vail sets franchise record in Otters’ win

FLORENCE, Ky.  – Tyler Vail made Evansville Otters history in an 8-2 win against the Florence Freedom Saturday, setting the franchise’s all-time mark for strikeouts when he struck out Florence’s Andre Mercurio in the bottom of the first inning. Heading into Saturday’s start, Vail needed two strikeouts to pass former Otter Andre Simpson’s mark of […]