STRUTHERS, OH- Roth Brothers traded blows with the Midwest Ironbirds for most of the game Saturday night, but the Ironbirds threw the final haymaker, landing eight runs in the top of the seventh to win 17-9.  Ethan Shaw suffered the loss for Roth, yielding seven runs out of the bullpen.  Tommy Doyle allowed just two unearned runs in three innings of relief to secure the win for the Ironbirds.

Jared Orwell led Roth with three hits, three RBI and a run scored.  Asher Patton had a pair of hits, runs, and RBI each in the contest.

Jordan Shaheen led all hitters in the game with four hits for the Ironbirds, including a pair of doubles, driving in four runs and scoring two more of his own.  Ian Ash banged out a triple among his three hits, scored three times and drove in four runs for the Ironbirds.


                 1 2 3 4 5 6 7   R H E
Ironbirds   2 0 0 0 5 2 8 17 11 1
Roth          0 0 0 7 0 2 0  9  10  1
Joey Derusso, Tommy Doyle (5) and Robbie Pacsi; Anthony Monaco, Ethan Shaw (5), Asher Patton (7), Jared Laczko (7) and Christian Kubacka; WP: Doyle; LP: Shaw; 2B: Jordan Shaheen (MI, 2); 3B: Ian Ash (MI)
Midwest Ironbirds 17 – 9 Roth Brothers
*Contributed by Rob Harvischak