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Snappers break loose at Cedar Rapids

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Gazette Staff
August 20, 2008
— The Beloit Snappers busted out of a four-game losing streak in a big way with an 11-1 victory over the Cedar Rapids Kernels in Midwest League baseball here Tuesday.

The visiting Snappers jumped to a 4-0 lead in the first inning and closed the game with four runs in the ninth inning.


Beloit pounded out 15 hits, reaching the Kernels starter Trevor Reckling (9-6) for six runs on 11 hits through the first five innings.


Snappers starter Steve Hirschfield (10-4) allowed one run on three hits through seven innings to gain the victory.


SNAPPERS 11, CEDAR RAPIDS 1


Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Brito, dh, 5-2-2-0; Casilla, 2b, 4-1-3-1; Cates, pr-2b, 0-1-0-0; Solarte, rf, 4-2-2-2; Leveret, 1b, 3-3-1-0; Dolenc, cf, 5-1-2-2; Richardson, 3b, 5-0-2-2; Schmiesing, lf, 5-0-1-1; de San Miguel, c, 4-0-1-1; De Los Santos, ss, 5-1-1-0. Totals: 40-11-15-9.


Cedar Rapids (ab-r-h-rbi)—Colmenares, 3b, 3-0-1-0; Moore, lf, 4-0-0-0; Estrella, 2b, 3-0-0-0; Perez, rf, 4-0-0-0; Jacobo, 1b, 4-1-2-0; Brossman, dh, 4-0-0-0; Gonzalez-Lopez ss, 3-0-1-1; Bressoud c, 2-0-0-0. Totals: 30-1-4-1.


Beloit 410 011 004—11


Cedar Rapids 010 000 000—1


E—Gonzalez-Lopez, Colmenares. DP—Beloit 1, Cedar Rapids 1. LOB—Beloit 7, Cedar Rapids 5. 2B—Brito, Richardson, Jacobo 2. SB—De Los Santos, Colmenares.


IP H R ER BB SO


Beloit


Hirschfield (W, 10-4) 7 3 1 1 3 6


Tarsi 2 1 0 0 0 2


Cedar Rapids


Reckling (L, 9-6) 5 11 6 5 0 4


Leon 2 2 1 1 1 2


Cabrera 1 0 3 2 3 1


Carmona 1 2 1 0 0 1



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