SHELBYVILLE, IL. —
Miller walked Keown got his second hit of the inning, a 2-run single for a 7-4 Ram lead. Keown went into the 6th and just gave up one walk.
In the 6th, Shelby got one more run, when Yockey led off reaching on an error. Hawkins hit a bloop single that was almost gotten in right. Manship singled and McConnell reached on another Neoga error. Yockey scored, 8-1.
Luke Hatfield came on in relief in the 7th for Shelby. Walk singled for the third time and Romack was hit by a pitch with two outs. Hatfield then rang up the last man to end the contest.
Shelbyville has started the season 5-0.
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Ram stats: Miller 1-for-3, HR, 2 BBs, run, RBI; Keown 3-for-4, 2 SB, run, 2 RBIs; Hatfield 1-for-2, 2B, 2-BBs, run, RBI; Standerfer 2-for-4, 2B, run, RBI; Yockey 0-for-3, ROE, FC, sac, run; Hawkins 1-for-3, BB, ROE, 1B, 2-SB, run, RBI; Manship 1-for-3, BB, run; McConnell 0-for-4, 2 ROE; Peifer 0-for-2, 2-BBs. Pitching (W) Keown 6 IP, 4 runs, 3 hits, 3 BBs, 7 Ks: Hatfield 1 IP, 0 runs, 1 hit, HB, K.
Neoga stats: Yurs 0-for-3 (#1 0-for-1); Monroe 0-for-3, run; R. Walk 3-for-4, run; M. Baker 0-for-4, ROE, FC; Romack 0-for-3, HBP; A. Walk 0-or-3, BB, run; J. Baker 1-for-2, BB, RBI; Moore 0-for-2; Kingery 0-for-2. Pitching (L) A. Walk 4 IP, 4 runs, 6 hits, 4 BBs, 3 Ks.