FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail The Evansville Otters fall in game one of the playoffs four to two against the Joliet Slammers. The Slammers took the lead in the eighth and never looked back.Preston Olson started on the mound for the Otters and moved to seven and four with the loss. Olson pitched for seven innings allowing two runs, six hits and had eight strikeouts on the night. Liam O’Sullivan started for the Slammers and moved to 12-1 with the win. Sullivan pitched for seven and one-thirds allowing two runs, two hits and had eight strikeouts.The Slammers started the scoring in the second with an RBI-single from Zarley Zalewski. In the fifth, the Slammers put up one more to run to make it two to zero. Zalewski would score off a fielder’s choice. In the bottom of the fifth, the Otters managed their first hit of the game and put up two runs. Rolando Gomez hit a two run bomb over the right field wall to tie the game.In the eighth, the Slammers took the lead back from the Otters. Marc Florers scored and then Mike Garza scored off a Carter Bell single and helped the Slammers take game one of the series.The Otters will be back for game two Wednesday, September 7 against the Slammers. First pitched is scheduled for 6:35pm. Tickets available at www.evansvilleotters.com or by phone at 812-435-8686 ext. 21.