wcthunderbolts.com


Bolts and Freedom trade blowouts in doubleheader split

FLORENCE, KY – The ThunderBolts’ bats broke out in game two of a doubleheader Wednesday night in Florence as they jumped out to an 11-0 lead on their way to an 11-4 win over the Florence Freedom. Florence took the opener 8-2.

The Freedom (13-9) started game one with an RBI double from Luis Pintor in the first inning and an RBI single from Isaac Benard in the second to make it 2-0.

Tyler Thornton, who had only allowed one run in his first four starts, couldn’t get out of the third as Florence pulled away with five hits, including a two-run single from Connor Crane that broke the game open.

After a lengthy rain delay, the ThunderBolts (11-12) turned their offense up, collecting six hits over the final three innings but their only runs came on a Tyler Alamo double in the sixth.

Tyler Gibson (3-1) went the distance for the win and Thornton (2-1) took the loss.

Randy Perez hit a two-run homer in the second inning of game two, the first of his career, to give the ThunderBolts a 2-0 lead. Tyler Straub and Dash Winningham followed up with RBI singles to make it 5-0.

The Bolts scored two runs apiece in the next three innings with a two-run home run for Patrick Mathis, a Winningham RBI double and Brynn Martinez RBI hit highlighting the action. Seven different ThunderBolts finished the game with multiple hits.

Austin Jones did not allow a hit over his first four innings but saw his shutout go away in the fifth as Connor Crane hit an RBI single and Isaac Benard followed with a three-run homer. 

Jones (1-1) went five innings for the win. Alex McCune (0-1) allowed seven runs in three innings for the loss.

The series wraps up on Thursday night as Chris Washington (0-3, 3.20) gets the start for the Bolts against Florence’s Scott Sebald (1-0, 4.10). First pitch is scheduled for 5:35 CDT and the radio broadcast can be found at wcthunderbolts.com. 

Game One Box Score

Game Two Box Score



Search Archive »




Browse by Year »

2022
2021
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011

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