B.J. Boyd powers second straight Snappers win

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Gazette staff
Friday, August 8, 2014

B.J. Boyd's bat was the difference for the second night in a row for the Beloit Snappers.

Boyd hit a two-run home run in the top of the third inning to break a 1-1 tie and lift Beloit to a 5-2 win over Quad Cities in a Midwest League game. The two-run homer was the second in as many games for Boyd.

Beloit, which got six solid innings from starter Matt Stalcup (4-3), added insurance runs in the sixth and seventh.

Game three of the four-game series is today.


Beloit                                                                  102          001                  100—5             9                      0

Quad Cities                                                       101          000                  000—2             5                      0

Stalcup, Roberts (7), McCurry (9) and Ludy; Scribner, Thurman (6), Minnis (9) and Booth.

Leading hitters—Mercedes (B) 2x5, Mathews (B) 2x4, McDonald (QC) 2x3. 2B—Mercedes (B). HR—Boyd (B), McDonald (QC).

SO—Stalcup 7, McCurry 2, Scribner 8, Thurman 4, Minnis 1. BB—Stalcup 1, Scribner 2, Thurman 1.

W—Stalcup (4-3). L—Scribner (0-1). S—McCurry (2).

Time—2:33. Attendance—6,755.

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