Beloit beats Clinton, 7-3
BELOIT—The Beloit Snappers began their last regular-season home series in impressive fashion Saturday night.
Ryan Mathews had four hits and drove in two runs to lead the Snappers to a 7-3 Midwest League win over Clinton at Pohlman Field.
Beloit trailed 3-2 in the sixth before scoring three runs to take the lead for good.
Derek De Young (7-5) picked up the win.
Game two of the four-game series is this afternoon.
BELOIT 7, CLINTON 3
Clinton 020 001 000—3 10 3
Beloit 200 003 11x—7 13 2
Pike, R. Garcia (4), O. Garcia (8) and Littlewood; De Young, Lamb (7), Voiro (9) and Rickles.
Leading hitters—Zorrillo (Cl) 2x5, Pizzano (Cl) 2x5, Mathews (B) 4x5, Robertson (B) 3x4Wooten (B) 2x4, Olsen (B) 2x4. 2B—Morales (Cl), Hebert (Cl), Pizzano (Cl), Peguero (Cl), Mathews (B), Olson (B). HR—Wooten (B).
SO—Pike 2, R. Garcia 4, De Young 3, Lamb 2, Voiro 2. BB—Pike 2, R. Garcia 1, O. Garcia, De Young 2.
W—De Young (7-5). L—R Garcia (1-5).