Marion, IL - The Miners earned their second sweep of the season as they defeated the Joliet Slammers 4-3 on Sunday. Steven Liddle hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning off Slammers reliever Lucas Goodgion to give the Miners a 4-2 lead. Preston Vancil was solid through six innings as he allowed two runs and four walks off four hits. Vancil recorded four strikeouts in his no-decision. The Miners are now 26-19 on the season.
From: Southern Illinois Miners media relations