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  • Local roundup: Zak Wasserman picks up 1st pro win to lead ThunderBolts

    Zak Wasserman earned his first professional win as the ThunderBolts edged the Gateway Grizzlies 3-2 Friday night in Frontier League play at Standard Bank Stadium in Crestwood. Wasserman (1-1) gave up one earned run on three hits over five innings,...
  • Local roundup: Duane Campbell gets another state taste for Morgan Park

    Local roundup: Duane Campbell gets another state taste for Morgan Park
    Duane Campbell was a rarity among his Morgan Park baseball teammates this weekend: He's been here before. Though it was the first state appearance in program history, it wasn't the first competition at this level for Campbell. He was on Morgan Park's...
  • Joliet Slammers hope to test best, cook up wins at home

    Joliet Slammers hope to test best, cook up wins at home
    Twenty-four games into the season, a quarter of the Frontier League schedule, the Joliet Slammers left for Traverse City, Mich., for the weekend. A getaway trip for many, it was a place for the Slammers to get away from after they were swept by the...
  • North Central College's Sam Klein goes pro, signs with Joliet Slammers

    North Central College's Sam Klein goes pro, signs with Joliet Slammers
    Former North Central College player Sam Klein was not deterred by the fact that he played NCAA Division III baseball, a level that is often overlooked by professional scouts. "I talked to (former NCC coach John Fitzgerald) and (current coach Ed)...
  • Jack Cleary sends loud, clear message as Joliet Slammers' catcher

    Joliet Slammers catcher Jack Cleary has always looked at himself as an underdog. He got a last-minute offer to attend the University of Maryland. He was released this spring by the Milwaukee Brewers after two seasons in their minor-league organization....
  • Strange things don't happen when Andrew Strenge on mound for Slammers

    Strange things don't happen when Andrew Strenge on mound for Slammers
    With a Frontier League-worst 5.34 ERA, the Joliet Slammers needed a starting pitcher to start bringing down those numbers. Not surprisingly, Andrew Strenge responded. The 24-year-old right-hander stymied the Washington Wild Things in the series opener...
  • ThunderBolts tout longtime dynamic duo in Coco Johnson, Zak Wasserman

    ThunderBolts tout longtime dynamic duo in Coco Johnson, Zak Wasserman
    Coco Johnson and Zak Wasserman keep ending up in the same place. "It just seems like we keep finding each other somehow," Johnson said. "It's just a weird connection that we have." The two competed against each other in various sports while growing up...
  • Slammers offer fans view of Blackhawks games

    Slammers offer fans view of Blackhawks games
    Theme nights and between-innings antics, staples of the Joliet Slammers' promotions calendar, have had unusual company for a few days. Using the new video board at Silver Cross Field, Joliet has been broadcasting live Blackhawks games in the Stanley Cup...
  • Joliet Slammers' Russell Moldenhauer making mark as DH, hitting coach

    Joliet Slammers' Russell Moldenhauer making mark as DH, hitting coach
    Drawing a blank in the batter's box has led to good results for Russell Moldenhauer. "When I'm doing well and hit a good ball, I try to revert back to what I was thinking,'' he said. "Most times when that happens I go, 'Crap, I didn't even know what was...
  • Joliet Slammers place first baseman Chris Serritella on suspended list

    Only 18 games into the 96-game schedule, the Joliet Slammers are missing one of their strongest hitters. Possibly for good. The Slammers put Chris Serritella on the Frontier League suspended list while the 25-year-old first baseman contemplates his...
  • Slammers hope there's no place like home

    In an era of complex baseball statistics, simple home and away numbers indicate the Joliet Slammers are at a crossroads this season. With 26 of the 35 games remaining until the All-Star break at Silver Cross Field, the Slammers could use the favorable...