FINAL SCORE: Sioux City 6, Cleburne 3
Despite being out-hit in the game 13-9, the Sioux City Explorers topped the Cleburne Railroaders 6-3.
The Explorers took the lead in the second inning with RBI base knocks from 3B Eudor Garcia and RF Michael Lang and added to it in the fourth with a solo home run from DH LeVon Washington, his seventh of the year. The Railroaders broke into the scoring column in the bottom of the inning as RF Axel Johnson singled home DH Geraldo Valentin but the Explorers pulled ahead 6-1 with two runs in the seventh and another in the eighth.
1B Pichi Balet scored on a sac fly in the bottom of the eighth and then lifted one of his own in the ninth to reach the final tally. For the Railroaders, 3B Mitch Glasser went 4-for-4 with a run scored.