Rockford, IL – [7/28/2023] – The Rockford Rivets achieved a pivotal victory in a thrilling series against the Kalamazoo Growlers. In last night’s matchup in Kalamazoo, the game was filled with intense action, showcasing remarkable performances from both teams.
The Growlers started off hot, gaining an early advantage with two runs in the second inning. Jimmy Nati’s putout and Jeter Ybarra’s double contributed to the Growlers’ initial lead.
However, the Rivets’ determination and explosive offense quickly turned the tide. In the top of the 3rd inning, the Rivets showcased their firepower, scoring an impressive six runs. Wyatt Morgan’s two-run bomb was a highlight of the inning, fueling the team’s momentum.
David Bishop was a standout player for the Rivets, leading the team in batting average for the night with an impressive .329, including two hits and an RBI. The Rivets’ offense proved to be lethal, tallying a total of 13 hits by the end of the night.
With their solid performance, the Rockford Rivets clinched a decisive 9-6 victory over the Kalamazoo Growlers, inching them closer to the coveted first-place spot in the division.
The Rockford Rivets’ victory further solidifies their position as a formidable force in the league and highlights their determination to contend for the top spot in the division.