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Snappers saddled with two losses Saturday

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Gazette staff
August 3, 2014

BELOIT—The Cedar Rapids Kernels beat the Beloit Snappers twice Saturday.

The teams opened the day by finishing their suspended game from Friday night. They resumed in the top of the second inning with a 0-0 score. Cedar Rapids scored a pair of runs in the fifth and sixth inning in the 4-2 win.

In the second game, which Cedar Rapids wond 5-2, Kernels third baseman Bryan Haar had three hits, including the go-ahead three-run home run in the top of the eighth inning to break a 2-2 tie.

Beloit and Cedar Rapids finish their three-game series today at 2 p.m.

(Game one; conclusion of suspended game Friday)

CEDAR RAPIDS 4, BELOIT 2

Cedar Rapids 000      022                         000—4          7                                  0

Beloit                001      010                         000—2          8                                  0

Gonsalves, Montanez (2), Mazza (5), Reed (7), Burdi (9) and Garver; Finnegan, Michaud (2), Roberts (7), Vail (9) and Pohl.

Leading hitters—Murphy (CR) 2x4, Mercedes (B) 2x5, Higley (B) 2x4. 2B—Haar (CR), Williams (CR), Mercedes (B), Marincov (B).

SO—Montanez 2, Mazza 3, Reed 2, Burdi 2, Finnegan 1, Michaud 2, Roberts 1, Vail 1. BB—Montanez 3, Mazza 1, Reed 1, Finnegan 2, Michaud 1.

W—Mazza (3-2). L—Michaud (3-1). S—Burdi (3).

T—2:49 (:43 delay). A—914.

(Game two)

CEDAR RAPIDS 5, BELOIT 2, 8 innings

Cedar Rapids             010     001                            03—5         9                                   0

Beloit                           100     001                            00—2         4                                   2

Batts, Wilson (6), Gallant (8) and Quesada; Trivino, McCurry (6), Seddon (8) and Ludy.

Leading hitters—Haar (CR) 3x3, Murphy (CR) 2x3, Marincov (B) 2x3. HR—Haar (CR), Marincov (B).

SO—Batts 7, Wilson 4, Gallant 3, Trivino 5, McCurry 1. BB—Batts 1, Trivino 1, Seddon 2.

W—Wilson (3-2). L—Seddon (2-2). S—Gallant (4).

T—2:19. A—2,936.



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