Game Recaps

Bolts net big comeback win

Bolts 10 Greys 6

CRESTWOOD, IL – The ThunderBolts scored ten unanswered runs, including seven in the eighth inning to erase a 6-0 deficit and defeat the Frontier Greys 10-6 at Standard Bank Stadium Sunday night.

The Bolts faced an early deficit as the Greys scored three runs in the third inning. Five straight men reached as they loaded the bases with one out. Chris Ellison and Jon Minucci had RBI singles and Frank Florio hit a sacrifice fly.

They doubled their lead the following inning with three more runs. Ellison drove in two more runs on a two-out base hit and Minucci picked up another RBI single as well.

The ThunderBolts finally found a score in the fifth. Tony Viger reached on an error and Andrew Brauer singled him home to make it 6-1.

They made the game interesting with two runs in the seventh. With two men on, Kyle Robinson lined a double off the wall to score a run and Mike Torres scored on a Ryan Soares sacrifice fly.

The Bolts trailed 6-3 to start the ninth, when Davidson Peguero reached on a dropped third strike and Garrett Carey was hit by a pitch. Daniel Aldrich singled home Peguero and Mike McGuckin’s sacrifice fly scored Carey to make it a one-run game. Torres dropped down a bunt to score Aldrich, tying the score, and with the bases loaded, Ryan Soares drove in the game-winning runs on a bloop single. They added two more on a Max White sacrifice fly and a Carey single to make the final score 10-6.

Jason Kafka (2-1) pitched a perfect eighth inning for the win and Jarett Leverett allowed four runs in the eighth for the loss.

The ThunderBolts take Monday off before beginning a four-game series Tuesday in Florence against the Freedom. Eli Anderson (1-6, 7.50) will start for the Bolts against Florence’s Chuck Weaver (5-5, 2.01). First pitch is scheduled for 5:35 and the broadcast can be heard on WXAV 88.3 FM and

Box Score


Search Archive »

Browse by Month »

July 2024
June 2024
May 2024
September 2023
August 2023
July 2023
June 2023
May 2023
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
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008