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Thunderbolts blast Miners

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MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners saw their six game home winning streak snapped Friday night when they lost  to to Windy City 13-5 at Rent One Park.

The Thunderbolts banged out 23  hits and jumped out to a 3-0 lead after just a half inning and never looked back.

Windy City led 9-0 before the Miners got on the board in the sixth courtesy Kurt Wertz Jr's two-run homer and Harrison Bragg's solo shot.

The Thunderbolts added two in the seventh, along with single tallies in the eighth and ninth.

The teams will take Saturday off before closing the first half with a doubleheader Sunday, starting at 3:30.

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