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Grand slam powers Snappers

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Gazette staff
August 22, 2014

BELOIT—Matt Chapman drove in six runs, including a grand slam in the fourth inning, and the Beloit Snappers beat the Quad Cities River Bandits 9-6 on Friday. Designated hitter Philip Pohl added two RBI on hits in the first and sixth innings.

Beloit starter Kyle Finnegan struggled through five innings, giving up four hits, four walks and three earned runs, but he earned the win thanks to Chapman’s grand slam.

The series continues at 7 p.m. tonight at Telfer Park.

BELOIT 9, QUAD CITIES 6

Quad Cities     001      200 210—6    8   2

Beloit                200      403 00x—9  10   2

Comer, Mills (4), Houser (5) and Holberton; Finnegan, Sosa (6), Bragg (8) and Ludy.

Leading hitters—Fernandez (QC) 2x5, McDonald (QC) 2x3, Chapman (B) 2x5, Pohl (B) 2x5, Baez (B) 2x5. 2B—McDonald (QC), Holberton (QC), Parker (QC), Chapman (B), Phol (B). 3B—Pan (B). HR—Fernandez (QC), McDonald (QC), Chapman (B).

SO—Comer 5, Houser 4, Finnegan 1, Sosa 2. BB—Comer 2, Mills 2, Houser 2, Finnegan 4.

W—Finnegan (7-8). L—Comer (1-5).

T—2:49. A—1,692.



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