Midwest League: Snappers shut down Cougars
GENEVA, Ill.—The Beloit Snappers got back on the winning track Saturday night.
Matt Stalcup and two relievers combined on a four-hitter as Beloit shut out Kane County 7-0 in a Midwest League game.
First-round draft pick Matt Chapman had a double and a triple for the Snappers and drove in two runs. Stalcup improved to 2-3 thanks to five scoreless innings.
Games three and four of a five-game series are today.
BELOIT 5, KANE COUNTY 0
Beloit 001 010 212—7 12 0
Kane County 000 000 000—0 4 2
Stalcup, McCurry (6), Wahl (8) and Pohl; Skulina, Concepcion (6), Arias (9) and Schwarber.
Leading hitters—Pohl (B) 2x4, Chapman (B) 2x5, Schwarber (KC) 2x4, Candelario (KC) 2x3. 2B—Higlley (B), Vollmuth (B), Mathews (B), Chapman (B), Pohl (B), Candelario (KC). 3B—Chapman (B).
SO—Stalcup 3, McCurry 3, Wahl 1, Skulina 2, Concepcion 2. BB—Stalcup 1, Skalina 3, Arias 1.
W—Stalcup (2-3). L—Skulina (4-5).