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Eau Claire Express vs Lakeshore Chinooks: 2-1

The Eau Claire Express make the most of 3 hits in 2-1 victory over the Lakeshore Chinooks

The Eau Claire Express (4-4) and the Lakeshore Chinooks (4-3) each put runners in scoring position on Monday, but the Eau Claire Express capitalized on more RBI opportunities, pulling out a 2-1 win at Kapco Park.

The fact that the Eau Claire Express grouped all of their runs into the first inning helped them take advantage of their hits.

The Eau Claire Express staved off the Lakeshore Chinooks as the Lakeshore Chinooks were unable to match the Eau Claire Express down the stretch.

The Lakeshore Chinooks scored one run in the third on an RBI single by Eric Aguilera. Despite their efforts, the Lakeshore Chinooks couldn't finish the comeback.

Phillip Walby picked up the win for the Eau Claire Express. Walby allowed no earned runs, four hits and no walks while striking out four over seven innings of work.

Tyler Thicke (0-1) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just seven innings, walked none, struck out 11, and allowed two runs.