SAUGET, Ill. — The Gateway Grizzlies took the first lead Monday night on a Paul Russo RBI single in the second inning, but surrendered the next four runs in a row to the Windy City ThunderBolts in a 4-1 loss at GCS Credit Union Ballpark.
Gateway (19-29) dropped its sixth straight, the first four by one run each and the last two by three runs apiece.
Windy City (16-29) knocked out nine hits, including a two-strike, two-out, two-run home run from Riley Krane in the sixth inning.
Russo had the only two-hit night for the Grizzlies.
Gateway and Windy City will play game two of their three-game series Tuesday at 7:05 p.m.
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