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OTTER HOST SLAMMERS ON ST. MARY'S NIGHT

Infielder Shayne Houck (right) has hit safely in eight straight games.
08/08/2014 2:00 PM -

(EVANSVILLE INDIANA) – The Evansville Otters (42-27) continue a six-game homestand with the series finale against the Joliet Slammers (28-43) on Friday night.

ACTIVE ROSTER

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First pitch is set for 6:35 pm CDT at historic Bosse Field in Evansville Indiana. Fans can call 812-435-8686 to purchase tickets.

Fans not going to the game can listen live on WUEV 91.5 FM and WUEV.org . Play by play announcer Mike will have the call beginning at 6:15 pm CDT.

It is St. Mary’s Night at the ballpark. A St. Mary’s Helicopter will drop off the first pitch. The first 500 kids in attendance will receive a free bike helmet courtesy of St. Mary’s and there will also be a postgame fireworks extravaganza provided by St. Mary’s as well.

Evansville will have RHP Will Oliver (Otters debut) on the mound against Joliet right-hander Kody McFarland (3-3, 3.41 ERA).

The Otters are 13-10 all-time against the Slammers. Evansville won two of three games at Joliet earlier this year (July 4- 6).

Evansville split the doubleheader against Joliet on Thursday. After a three hour 12 minute rain delay, the Otters lost the first game 3-1 but managed a split with a 7-5 win in the final game that ended at 1:53 am CDT.

The Otters had three players in the Frontier League All-Star game on July 16. 3B Shayne Houck started the contest going 2-for-2. Nik Balog pinch hit and played first base, going 0-for-1 with a walk. Josh Allen finished the night 0-for-2 as a defensive replacement and second baseman.

Houck is on an eight game hitting streak for the Otters. Outfielder John Schultz has hit safely in three consecutive games.

The Otters are 22-14 at home this season.  



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