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The weather was warm, so the Outlaws grilled the Timberhogs in Run Rule 15-5 Victory |  KSNF/CODE

The weather was warm, so the Outlaws grilled the Timberhogs in Run Rule 15-5 Victory | KSNF/CODE

The weather was warm, so the Outlaws grilled the Timberhogs in Run Rule 15-5 Victory |  KSNF/CODE

JOPLIN, MO — The Joplin Outlaws and Piney Woods Timberhogs faced off for their final game of the series, and the Outlaws left no doubt winning, 15-5 via the run rule.

The Outlaws got off to a fast start, scoring 4 runs in the first four innings.

Piney Woods scored two runs in the top of the 6th to close the gap to 5-4.

Joplin responded by scoring three runs in the bottom of the 6th and 7 in the 7th.

Cole Hill hit a three-run home run to end the game.

Gabe Russell had a big day at the plate, going 2 for 5 with 4 RBI.

Carl Junction native Lucas Vanlanduit got the win going 5.2 IP, 3 H with 6 strikeouts.

The Outlaws are off on Wednesday for a midweek game against the Fort Smith Marshals with first pitch set for 7:05 PM and will return home this weekend for a 4-game homestand against the Marshals.