SAUGET, Ill. — Max MacNabb tossed six scoreless innings, and the Gateway Grizzlies picked up their second shutout win of the season in a 2-0 triumph over the Florence Freedom on Sunday night at GCS Credit Union Ballpark.
Gateway (12-15) snapped a four-game losing streak; Florence (11-15) posted only two hits.
The Grizzlies took advantage of three Freedom errors in the third inning — including two committed by right fielder Connor Crane on the same play — to score three unearned runs. Gateway first baseman Trae Santosadded a solo home run in the fifth. It was his sixth of the season and fifth in the Grizzlies’ last 12 games.
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Gateway and Florence close out their four-game series Monday at 7:05 p.m. at GCS Credit Union Ballpark. Mike Elwood (1-1, 4.03) will toe the rubber for the Grizzlies against Steve Hagen (3-1, 2.40) on the mound for the Freedom.