For the second consecutive night, the Grizzlies (19-20) scored in the opening frame. Seth Heck started things with his first homer in professional baseball as he hit a solo shot over the left field fence. River City answered in the bottom half to make it 1-1 on a solo shot by Mike Jurgella against RHP Trevor Richards (3-3), who picked up the victory.
After an RBI single from Josh Bunselmeyer in the second inning, the Grizzlies knocked LHP Jason Ziegler (1-1) out of the game in the fifth. Bunselmeyer started the frame with a double and scored on another double by Logan Davis that banged off the right field wall.