FLORENCE, Ky. — The Normal CornBelters managed just three hits in a 12-1 season-ending loss to the Florence Freedom on Sunday at UC Health Stadium.
The Belters finished the year with a three-game losing streak and a final record of 48-48.
The lone Normal run came on a fourth-inning solo home run by Nolan Meadows, his 12th of the season.
Belters starter Charlie Gillies (7-10) lasted just four innings in the loss, yielding five runs on five hits while walking three and striking out two.
Chirino wins batting title: Shortstop Santiago Chirino became the first Normal player to win the Frontier League batting title. Chirino finished at .357.