Wild Things Shutout Otters to Even Series
EVANSVILLE, In. (July 16) - The visiting Washington Wild Things were able to even up the series at one apiece after toppling the Evansville Otters, 3-0. Washington righty Kobe Foster dealt six shutout innings in the victory, punching out four batters and giving up seven hits.
First baseman Andrew Czech kicked off the scoring in the top of the third, lasering a two-run double that brought around Scotty Dubrule and Alex Alvarez, making the lead to 2-0.
Both teams remained scoreless until the top of the eighth, until outfielder Cole Brannen brought around Czech, tacking on another run making it 3-0.
Washington would ride that lead to the end of the contest, and not concede a run, highlighted by two Lukas Young strikeouts in the bottom of the ninth to secure the shutout.
Washington (35-21) faces off against Evansville (34-22) again tomorrow, Sunday, July 17 for the third and final game of the series before returning home for the 2022 All-Star game at Wild Things Park on July 20. Get your tickets for the All-Star game at wildthingstickets.com.