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Snappers rally to beat Kane County

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Gazette Staff
August 7, 2008
— A three-run rally in the eighth inning lifted the Beloit Snappers to a Midwest League baseball victory here Thursday night.

Trailing 3-2 in the top of the eighth, the Snappers scored three runs en route to the 5-3 win.


Beloit has won two of three games in the series and moved back to .500 (23-23) in the second half of the Western Division standings.


Rene Leveret’s two-run single in the eighth proved to be the game-winner for Beloit. Leveret also hit a two-run homer in the fourth to tie the game at 2-2.


Michael McCardell (8-3) picked up the win with eight solid innings, while Santos Arias worked a perfect ninth in earning his second save.


The final game of the four-game series is at 6:30 tonight.


SNAPPERS 5, KANE COUNTY 3


Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Revere, cf, 4-1-1-0; De los Santos, 2b, 3-2-3-0; Kelly, ss, 3-0-0-0; Leveret, 4-1-2-4; Dolenc, rf, 4-0-0-0; Santana, dh, 4-0-1-1; Cates, pr-dh, 0-0-0-0; Yersich, c, 3-0-1-0; Brito, pr, 0-1-0-0; de San Miguel, c, 1-0-0-0; Solarte, 3b, 3-0-0-0; Schmiesing, lf, 4-0-1-0. Totals: 33-5-9-4.


Kane County (ab-r-h-rbi)—Richard, ss, 4-0-0-0; Frash, 3b, 3-1-1-1; Cobb, cf, 4-1-1-2; Johnson, rf, 4-0-0-0; Smith, 1b, 4-0-1-0; Dowling, dg, 4-0-2-0; Paramore, c, 4-0-0-0; Ray, 2b, 3-0-1-0; Hollingsworth, lf, 3-1-0-0. Totals: 33-3-6-3.


Beloit 000 200 030—5


Kane County 020 001 000—3


E—Beloit 2, Kane County 1. LOB—Beloit 4, Kane County 4. SB—de Los Santos, Revere. 2B—Dowling, Santana. HR—Leveret, Cobb.


IP H R ER BB SO


Beloit


McCardell (W, 8-3) 8 5 3 2 1 7


Arias (S 2) 1 1 0 0 0 1


Kane County


Deal 7 4 2 2 0 7


Friend (L 4-5) 1 3 3 3 2 1


Kerfoot 1 2 0 0 0 0



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