Raiders pile up 17 hits in romp of Braves

Benjamin Logan had no trouble finding open spots in the Shawnee defense Wednesday as the Raiders collected 17 hits in a 13-4 win over the visiting Braves.


Benjamin Logan’s Tyler Tevis makes a throw to first base after getting a force out at second during Wednesday’s game against Springfield Shawnee. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MATT HAMMOND)

The win improves the Raiders to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in the Central Buckeye Conference, while the Braves drop to 1-5, 0-2.

Ben Logan led 5-0 through four innings, but Springfield Shawnee battled back to score three runs in the top of the fifth inning to make it a 5-3 game.

The Raiders plated a run in the bottom of the fifth inning to lead 6-3. The Braves added another run in the top of the sixth to make it 6-4.

However, Ben Logan pulled away in the bottom of the sixth inning with a seven-run burst.

Zane Collins earned the win on the mound for Ben Logan with eight strikeouts. He also went 3-4 with a double and two RBI at the plate.


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