Leif Strom’s first career start in a Gary Southshore RailCats uniform was a great one, but even his no-hit effort could not stop the Lincoln Saltdogs from securing a 2-1 win.
The 2021 Frontier League Champion Schaumburg Boomers scored four times in the bottom of the eighth to win a wild 12-9 contest against Trois-Rivieres Aigles on Saturday night.
Things did not go according to plan for the Gary SouthShore RailCats in their first game at the Steel Yard in 2022 as the Lincoln Saltdogs walked away with a resounding 13-3 win.
After falling behind 2-0 in the top of the first, the 2021 Frontier League Champion Schaumburg Boomers plated seven runs in the bottom of the second to grab a 10-6 win over the Trois-Rivieres Aigles in the home opener.
The Gary SouthShore RailCats kept the pressure on the Kane County Cougars throughout the series finale at Northwestern Medicine Field, but the home squad hung on late to secure a 4-3 win.
Down to the final strike, Brett Milazzo blooped a double to tie the game and 2021 Frontier League Champion Schaumburg Boomers went on to score four runs in the 10th to tally a 5-1 win and steal a road series victory over the New York Boulders.
Chicago Fire FC (2-5-5, 11 points) battled New York Red Bulls (5-2-5, 20 points) to a 3-3 draw at Red Bull Arena on Wednesday night.