Snappers sweep Loons

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Gazette Staff
August 1, 2008
— Yangervis Solarte delivered the game-winning RBI in the bottom of the 11th inning Thursday night as the Beloit Snappers squeaked out a 3-2 victory over the Great Lakes Loons in Midwest League baseball action.

Estarlin De Los Santos started the rally with a triple to right-center. Solarte;s hit to right gave Beloit a series sweep.

Beloit’s Mark Dolenc hit his third home run of the year. That came in the seventh ining to break a 1-1 tie. Greg Yersich gave Beloit a 1-1 tie with a fourth-inning home run.

BELOIT 3, GREAT LAKES 2 (11 Innings)

Great Lakes (ab-r-h-rbi)—Rosario rf, 4-0-0-0; Kanaby cf, 5-0-1-0; Lambo lf, 4-1-1-0; Perez 1b, 4-0-1-0; Ortiz dh, 1-0-1-0; Silverio ph-dh, 1-0-0-0; Jansen c, 4-0-1-1; Taylor 3b, 5-0-0-0; Maattingly 2b, 5-1-1-0; Dalton ss, 3-0-0-0. Totals: 36-2-6-1.

Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Brito 2b, 5-0-0-0; De Los Santos ss, 5-1-2-0; Solarte rf, 4-0-2-1; Leveret dh, 4-0-0-0; Dolenc cf, 4-1-2-1; Richardson 1b, 4-0-0-0; Yersich c, 4-1-1-1; Cates 3b, 3-0-2-0; Schmiesing lf, 4-0-1-0. Totals: 37-3-10-3.

Great Lakes 001 000 010 00—2

Beloit 000 010 100 01—3

E—Richardons, Yesich, De Los Santos. DP—Great Lakes 1, Beloit 2. LOB—Great Lakes 11, Beloit 6. 2B—Mattingly, Jansen, Cates 2. 3B—De Los Santos. HR—Yersich, Dolenc. SB—Dalton, Perez, Ortiz, Rosario, Dolenc, Solarte, Cates.

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