RECAP | Offense stalls in loss at Washington
WASHINGTON, Pa. - The Evansville Otters managed just four hits Sunday evening to drop the series finale against the Washington Wild Things, 7-3.
Evansville got themselves on the board in the first as an Elijah MacNamee double set up Zach Biermann's RBI single.
The 1-0 lead did not last at all as Washington exploded for offense in the bottom half. After a leadoff walk to Tristan Peterson, the Wild Things grabbed three straight hits. Wagner Lagrange put Washington in front with a two-run triple to right. He immediately came home on an RBI single from Andrew Czech.
Two batters later, the lead hit four with a two-run home run from Ian Walters.
Washington added to their lead in the fourth when Peterson hit a solo home run, advancing the lead to 6-1.
Czech added another solo home run to the Washington total in the fifth, crushing a ball to right.
In the sixth, Evansville kicked off the inning with a double from Miles Gordon. Later in the inning, Biermann brought him home with a sacrifice fly.
The Otters' offense found home once more after J.R. Davis hit a one-out triple in the ninth inning. A wild pitch allowed him to score.
The Wild Things hung on to their 7-3 advantage, taking game three of the series.
The win went to Justin Showalter, his third in a row. The loss fell to Austin Gossmann.
Evansville returns home to begin a six-game homestand on Tuesday night. First pitch against the Joliet Slammers begins at 6:35 p.m. from historic Bosse Field.
The Evansville Otters are the 2006 and 2016 Frontier League champions.
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