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Beloit Snappers break tie with two runs in 8th

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Gazette staff
August 12, 2009
— The Beloit Snappers scored two runs in the eighth inning to break a 4-4 tie and defeat the visiting Clinton LumberKings, 6-4, in Midwest League baseball Tuesday night.

Beloit had a 4-0 lead after five innings, but Clinton scored four times between the sixth and eighth innings to tie it.


Ramon Santana smacked a pinch-hit two-run double in the bottom eighth to give the Snappers the lead for good.


Beloit closer Steven Blevins (3-4) pitched 1 1/3 innings of hitless relief to gain the victory.


Clinton had 11 hits to Beloit’s nine, but the Lumber-Kings left 10 on base, while Beloit stranded three.


BELOIT 6, CLINTON 4

Clinton (ab-r-h-rbi)—Seager, ss, 4-0-2-0; Nunez, 2b, 4-0-2-0; Bladergroen, 1b, 5-1-3-2; Ochoa, c, 4-0-0-1; Sanchez, dh, 4-0-0-0; Tenbrink, 3b, 4-0-0-0; Shaffer, lf, 4-0-1-0; Dotel, rf, 4-2-2-0; Carroll, cf, 3-1-1-1. Totals: 36-4-11-4.


Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Beresford, ss, 3-0-0-1; Hicks, cf, 4-1-1-0; Lewis, dh, 3-1-1-0; Rams, c, 3-3-2-1; Waltenbury, 1b, 3-0-1-1; Santana, ph, 1-0-1-2; De La Osa, pr/3b, 0-0-0-0; Hanson, 3b/1b, 3-0-1-1; Severino, lf, 2-0-0-0; Harrington, lf, 0-0-0-0; Thompson, 2b, 3-1-2-0; Morales, rf, 3-0-0-0. Totals: 28-6-9-6.


Clinton 000 001 210—4


Beloit 010 210 02x—6


E—Nunez, Tenbrink. DP—Clinton 3, Beloit 1. LOB—Clinton 10, Beloit 3. 2B—Hanson, Santana. 3B—Bladergroen. HR—Rams. S—Lewis. SF—Ochoa, hanson. SB—Carroll, Nunez 2, Dotel. CS—Beresford, De La Osa, Morales.


Clinton IP H R ER BB SO


Vasquez 6 6 4 3 0 4


Cooper 1 1 0 0 1 1


Moran (L, 0-1) 1 2 2 2 1 1


Beloit IP H R ER BB SO


Hendricks 6.1 8 3 3 2 4


Marquez 1.1 3 1 1 1 2


Blevins (W, 3-4) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2


HBP—by Vasquez (Beresford), by Hendriks (Carroll).


Time—2:56. Attendance—1,153.



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