Tiger Bats Come Alive in Win Over Sleepy Eye
Four players had multi-hit games as the Tigers defeated a very good hitting Sleepy Eye team. Springfield took the lead in the first inning with three straight hits. The Tigers added a run in the third inning on a Ryan Sturm double followed by a Chris Sturm triple. Brandon Wilhelmi scored after smashing a triple in the bottom of the fourth to make the score 3-0. After scoring another single run in the fifth, the score was 4-0 in the top of the seventh, when the Indians scored their lone run on back-to-back doubles. Springfield added an insurance run in the bottom of the eighth, bringing the final tally to 5-1.
For the third time this season, Matt Tews gave up just one run in another complete game victory to move to 3-0. Brandon Wilhelmi led the home team offensively with four hits. Adam Timm, Bob Fink, and Chris Sturm each added two hits. Ryan Sturm and Derek Krebs had one hit each.
|R. Sturm, 1B||3||1||1||0||0||0|
|C. Sturm, CF||2||1||2||1||2||0|
|Tews (W, 3-0)||9||8||1||1||2||8|