ThunderBolts lose seventh straight, 10-0 to Miners

Miners 10 Bolts 0

CRESTWOOD, IL – The ThunderBolts were shutout for the second straight game as the Southern Illinois Miners dealt them their seventh straight loss, 7-0 at Standard Bank Stadium Thursday night.

The Miners (8-4) got on the board in the top of the second, beginning the inning with three straight hits. Wendell Fairley and Niko Vasquez singled and Jerrud Sabourin doubled to drive in the first run. Vasquez would score on a Jon Minucci sacrifice fly.

They made it 5-0 the following inning, when Fairley picked up an RBI single and Sabourin doubled home two more runs.

The Bolts (3-8) had a few early scoring chances, but failed to capitalize, leaving a runner at second in the first inning and stranding runners at the corners in the second. Overall, they went 0-5 with men in scoring position in the game.

The Miners’ seventh inning featured five singles as they added three runs to their lead. Steve Marino and Brendan Slattery picked up RBIs. They finished their scoring with a two-run ninth. Sabourin walked and scored on a Slattery base hit and Marino singled, scoring on Aaron Gates’s groundout to make it 10-0.

Miguel Ramirez (1-2) pitched seven shutout innings for the win. He allowed only four hits and at one point, retired 15 out of 16 hitters. Jake Fisher (1-2) gave up five runs on seven hits over four innings in taking the loss.

The ThunderBolts will welcome the Evansville Otters to town for a three-game series on Friday. Austin Wright (1-1, 4.50) will get the start for the Bolts in the series opener and he will be opposed by Evansville’s Trevor Walch (0-1, 3.27). It is Budweiser Fill ‘R Up Friday with special drink deals throughout the night. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 and the broadcast can be heard at wcthunderbolts.com.

Box Score

Search Archive »

Browse by Year »


Browse by Month »

September 2022
August 2022
July 2022
June 2022
May 2022
September 2021
August 2021
July 2021
June 2021
May 2021
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011