WASHINGTON, PA —The Schaumburg Boomers, presented by Wintrust Community Banks, scored in four different innings an tallied a 7-2 victory over the Washington Wild Things in the opener of a three-game road series on Friday night.
Schaumburg broke through in the third inning, scoring four runs. Connor Oliver led off with a walk and scored on a fielder’s choice from Alex Polston. Dylan Jones blasted his fourth homer of the year, a three-run shot to right to cap the scoring in the inning. Washington scored in the fourth before the Boomers added single runs in the fifth, sixth and seventh to open a 7-1 edge. Quincy Nieporte logged an RBI single in the fifth, All-Star Nick Oddo hit his fourth homer leading off the sixth and Jones added an RBI single in the seventh.
Aaron Rozek worked into the eighth inning to grab the win on the mound and even his record at 3-3. Rozek retired nine straight following a leadoff single and allowed two runs in 7.2 innings. Jack Parenty finished with four hits as the Boomers notched 10 in a fifth consecutive game with double-digit hits. Jones tallied two hits and drove home four.
The Boomers (25-24) continue the final series before the All-Star break tomorrow night at 6:05 p.m. LHP Connor Reed (2-3, 3.00) takes the ball in the contest opposite RHP Michael Austin (3-5, 6.08). Schaumburg returns home following the All-Star break on July 12. Visit boomersbaseball.com for tickets and information or call 847-461-3695.