The Flames got outstanding pitching performances from Brad Mergen and Brent Mergen as they defeated the Rangers 5-2 at Roscoe.
Brad pitched the first seven innings, giving up no earned runs while striking out 11. Brent Mergen pitched the final two innings, surrendering no earned runs while striking out 4. Brad got the win, and Brent the save.
Aaron Nett's two-run double highlighted a five-run fifth inning, and Craig Klein's double accounted for another Farming run. Aaron Einyck, Nick Mergen, Brad Mergen, Craig Klein, and Dylan Panek all scored for the Flames. Two of Farming's runs scored on Roscoe errors.
With the win, Farming improves to 2-1 in the SCL-South. Undefeated St. Martin comes to Farming next Sunday for an early-season battle for first place. Game time is 1:30pm.