RECAP | Otters offense explodes, rout titans
Evansville, Ind. – The Evansville Otters routed the Ottawa Titans Tuesday night with a 16-3 victory. Nine different Otters recorded hits as part of a 16 hit performance.
Evansville jumped on Ottawa early with three runs in each of the first three innings and four in the fourth. Ethan Skender got the Otters started with a two run blast over the left field wall in the first inning. The second baseman finished with three hits, two runs and four RBI.
George Callil had a special night at Bosse Field. The Aussie finished the evening with three hits, two walks and five runs scoring every plate appearance. He finished a run shy of tying the franchise record for most runs of six in a game.
Jomar Reyes had a key hit in the second with a bases loaded, two out, two RBI base hit.
Dakota Phillips also shined as one of four Otters with a multi-hit game. His RBI hit in the fourth topped off a four run inning. Noah Myers added three hits at the top of the lineup.
Austin Gossmann earned the win on the bump for Evansville. He limited Ottawa to five hits on three runs in a five inning start. Hunter Kloke, Eric Foggo and Jon Beymer held the Titans scoreless over the final four innings.
The Otters bullpen has not allowed a run in the past three games with 12.1 innings of scoreless baseball. Overall, the bullpen has allowed just one run in 17.1 innings this season.
The Otters capped off Tuesday night’s scoring with a run in the sixth and two in the eighth. The 16 runs was the most runs scored for the team since also scoring 16 against Lake Erie on June 1st, 2022.
The series between Evansville and Ottawa continues Wednesday. First pitch is slated for 6:35 PM CT from Bosse Field.
Tickets are available for purchase by visiting evansvilleotters.com. Wednesday is Senior Connection Wednesday with discounted senior GA tickets.
The game will be televised on FloSports with audio-only coverage available for free on the Evansville Otters YouTube page.
The Evansville Otters are the 2006 and 2016 Frontier League champions.
The Otters play all home games at historic Bosse Field, located at 23 Don Mattingly Way in Evansville, Ind. Stay up-to-date with the Evansville Otters by visiting evansvilleotters.com, or follow the Otters on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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