SAUGET, Ill. – The Gateway Grizzlies surrendered seven runs in the first inning to the Evansville Otters as Evansville took the weekend series Sunday night at GCS Credit Union Ballpark. FINAL SCORE: Grizzlies 0, Evansville 13

 Gateway starter Will Anderson allowed a pair of two-run home runs to Evansville second baseman Josh Allen and designated hitter John Schultz in the first. Evansville followed with three more runs before Gateway had a chance to bat.

Gateway went hitless through the first three innings before center fielder Terry McClure singled to right in the fourth.


Evansville scored again in the third on a sacrifice fly, and added two more in the sixth on an RBI single and wild pitch to reach double digits.

Anderson suffered the loss to bring his 2017 record down to 2-7. He allowed 11 hits and eight runs (six earned) over four innings of work. 

Gateway will travel to Joliet to begin a three-game series against the Slammers on Tuesday night. First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. All of the action can be heard on the Grizzlies Media Network.


ABOUT THE GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: The Gateway Grizzlies are a professional baseball team, located a mere 100-yards from I-255 (10 minutes from downtown St. Louis). The Grizzlies offer baseball fans entertainment, the likes of which are difficult to find - affordable, family, fun in the comfortable GCS Credit Union Ballpark with a great view of the St. Louis skyline. For tickets or general information please visit or call 618.337.3000


ABOUT THE FRONTIER LEAGUE: The Frontier League is celebrating its 25th season as a professional, independent baseball organization. Since its inception, the Frontier League has provided millions of fans to a fun and exciting baseball experience within the American Midwest. Consisting of 12 teams in two divisions and 96 game schedules, the league is recognized for the amount of talented athletes that are picked up by various MLB teams every year.