Hannibal Cavemen End Season With Doubleheader Split at Quincy
The Hannibal Cavemen and Quincy Gems wrapped up their 2015 Prospect League baseball seasons Thursday night by splitting a doubleheader at QU Stadium in Quincy.
Hannibal took game one 2-1, with Quincy taking the nightcap 4-1.
Game one was scoreless until the sixth, when the Cavemen scored on a sacrifice fly by right fielder Ryan Snyder.
The Gems tied it in the seventh on a on a bases-loaded ground out by right fielder Carson Weber.
Hannibal, who batted as the home team since this was the rescheduled game that was rained out Wednesday in Hannibal, won in walk-off fashion in the bottom of the seventh on a walk, a ground out and a base hit by second baseman Joe Redburn.
Zak Wallner got the final two outs in the seventh for the Cavemen and got the win.
In game two, the Gems scored single runs in the third, fourth, fifth and sixth innings, holding the Cavemen to a single tally in the fifth.
Hannibal and Quincy wound up bringing up the rear in the West Division of the Prospect League. The Gems finish fourth overall at 27-33, while the Cavemen wind up 16-40.
The league playoffs begin Friday with Terre Haute playing at Danville and West Virginia at Chillicothe in best two-of-three series.