Boomers Down Joliet
SCHAUMBURG, IL — The Schaumburg Boomers used a strong starting pitching performance from Jesse Remington and 12 hits from the offense to down the Joliet Slammers 8-1 on Wednesday afternoon.
Schaumburg grabbed a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first. Brett Milazzo led off the game with a walk, stole second and scored on Quincy Nieporte’s 15th double of the year with two outs. Joliet starter Cam Aufderheide retired 10 in a row in the middle of the contest before the Boomers plated three runs in the sixth. Milazzo was hit by a pitch to open the inning and scored on a triple from Chase Dawson, extending his hitting streak to 11 games. Nieporte followed with an RBI single and later scored on a two-out single from Clint Hardy. Schaumburg put the game out of reach with four runs in the eighth as Milazzo singled home a pair while Dawson and Nick Ames added RBI singles.
Remington threw seven shutout innings, allowing just five hits with no walks and six strikeouts. Isaiah Rivera finished out the game with two innings of work. Four different players logged multiple hits as the Boomers totaled 12, including four for extra bases. Milazzo, Dawson and Nieporte all knocked home two in the win.
The Boomers (27-22) have won four games in a row and will conclude the series with another day game on Thursday for Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Game presented by Ambridge Hospitality at 12:05 p.m. Visit boomersbaseball.com for tickets and information or call 847-461-3695.