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Weiler Drives In Winner, Rex Beat Springfield

Terre Haute, IN - Austin Weiler continued his flair for dramatic walk off wins on Thursday night, driving in the winning run for the Terre Haute Rex over Springfield 5-4.  Springfield took a 2-0 lead in the 3rd inning thanks to an Adam Lopez two run homer.  The Rex tied it in the bottom of the inning after a bases loaded walk made it 2-1.  Then Zach Milam hit a grounder to second base that was misplayed allowing the tying run to score.

In the 5th Josh White tripled to right center scoring Garet Griffin to make it 3-2 Springfield. They led 4-2 in the bottom of the 5th when Chris Whelan connected to deep left for a two run home run to tie it at 4.  In the bottom of the 9th the Rex had runners on the corners when Robby Enriquez was intentionally walked.  After a pitching change Austin Weiler hit his fourth walk off winner with an RBI single to left.  The Rex improve to 24-13 on the season and take on Danville on Friday at 7:05 pm.


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