The Normal CornBelters cruised to an 11-0 win against the Gateway Grizzlies on Wednesday night at the Corn Crib in Normal.
Normal scored 11 runs on 14 hits while cruising to its second straight win against Gateway (45-32). The Grizzlies collected only five hits while getting shutout for the fifth time on the season and second time this week.
CornBelters starting pitcher Cullen Babin (6-6) fired his league-leading fourth complete game. He walked one and struck out one.
Grizzlies starting pitcher Kerry Kelley (3-5) allowed eight runs on 10 hits in his five innings.
Normal (37-39) started their scoring with three runs in the second inning. Aaron Dudley hit a two-run home run and Jorge Chavarria brought in his first run as a professional on a fielder"s choice.
Normal scored a run a double play in the fourth inning and four more in the fifth inning on a Sam Judah RBI single and a Dudley three-run home run to make the score 8-0.
Mike Schwartz hit a three-run home run in the eighth inning to finish off the scoring.
The Grizzlies and CornBelters conclude their series Thursday night. Right-hander Aaron Newcomb (9-5) will make the start for the Grizzlies at 7:00.