Stingers Defeat River Bats 6-4

The Willmar Stingers swept the St. Cloud River Bats in a two game series by defeating the Bats 6-4 at Joe Faber Field on Friday night.  The Stingers were led by starting pitcher Anthony Consiglio who went 6 scoreless innings allowing only three hits and striking out three along the way. Consiglio is now 2-0 on the season with a 0.00 ERA.  The Bats were held scoreless until the bottom of the ninth where they plated four runs. 

The Stingers had another strong offensive night belting out 13 hits including a three hit performance by each of the second year Stingers Anthony Bemboom and Eduardo Gonzalez.  Both Bemboom and Gonzalez went 3 for 5 with an RBI a piece.

The Stingers return home on Saturday, June 11 at 7:05pm to take on the Rochester Honkers for a three game set.  Saturday is a Post Game Fireworks Night presented by Miller Lite.   For tickets please call 320 222 2010 or visit   The 2011 Season is presented by Charter.