Milwaukee scored all five of its runs in the first four innings and got another strong outing from its starting pitcher to defeat the Youngstown State baseball team, 5-2, Sunday at Henry Aaron Field.
The Panthers (16-20, 10-8 HL) scored four of their five runs with two outs.
Jeremy Banks was 2-for-4 with a run scored to lead YSU (4-34, 2-16) at the plate.
Jim Lundstrom was one of three Panthers to finish with three hits, and he added two RBIs.
Lundstrom hit a one-out single in the first and scored on Will Fadness’ RBI single. Lundstrom brought in a run on a bunt single in the second and came around to score on Jonathan Capasso’s two-run double.
Lundstrom doubled home Luke Meeteer in the fourth to put the Panthers ahead 5-0.
Milwaukee starter Mike Schneider faced the minimum number of batters through six innings, working around three hits by getting a double play and picking off two runners at first.
He allowed a leadoff walk to Drew Dosch in the seventh, but Jake Long was able to keep YSU scoreless.
Dosch singled and Banks followed with a one-out double to set the table for the Penguins in the ninth.
David Leon brought in Banks with a ground out, and Banks scored on an error to make the score 5-2.
Dan Hurlimann followed with a single to put the tying run at the plate, but Jordan Guth struck out Padraic Williams to end the game.