Trevor Foss pitches in Burlington win over Beloit
Ryan Dalton hit a two-run homer and Angel Rosa had a two-run triple to help the Burlington Bees beat the Beloit Snappers on Friday night.
The Bees scored all of their runs in the third and fourth innings, topping the Snappers 7-2 in the opener of a Midwest League series.
Dalton’s two-run shot gave Burlington a 2-1 lead in the third.
Rosa’s triple sparked a five-run fourth inning that knocked Snappers starter Ronald Herrera from the game.
Beloit second baseman Sam Roberts went 3-for-3 at the plate and worked for the second time this season on the mound, throwing a scoreless eighth inning.
Janesville native Trevor Foss threw 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief for the Bees, striking out two, walking two and giving up two hits. He has a 4.22 ERA this season.
The Snappers and Bees play again today.
BURLINGTON 7, BELOIT 2
Beloit 010 000 100—2 9 2
Burlington 002 500 00x—7 11 0
Herrera, Bragg (5), Roberts (8) and Chavez; Nuss, Foss (7), Krehbiel (9) and Bemboom.
Leading hitters—Marincov (Bel) 2x4; Roberts (Bel) 3x3; Shannon (Bur), 3x4; Dalton (Bur) 2x5; Rosa (Bur) 2x4. 2B—Vollmuth (Bel), Roberts (Bel), Shannon (Bur). 3B—Marincov (Bel), Rosa (Bur). HR—Dalton (Bur).
SO—Herrera 2, Bragg 5, Nuss 4, Foss 2, Krehbiel 1. BB—Herrera 1, Bragg 1, Roberts 1, Nuss 2, Foss 2, Krehbiel 1.
W—Nuss (2-0). L—Herrera (2-2)