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Cougars slip past Beloit Snappers

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Gazette staff
August 25, 2009
— A one-out, bases-loaded single in the 10th inning left the visiting Beloit Snappers with a 4-3 loss to the Kane County Cougars in Midwest League baseball Monday night.

Beloit sent the game into the extra inning when pinch-runner Adan Severino scored from third with two outs on a wild pitch to tie the game at 3-3. The Snappers’ Jeff Lanning doubled to open the inning.


Beloit reliever Steve Blevins (3-5) took the loss, allowing one run on four hits—three in the 10th—through the final 1 1/3 innings.


The Snappers had eight hits, including a 3-for-5 performance and two RBIs from Jim Beresford.


KANE COUNTY 4, BELOIT 3, 10 innings

Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Beresford, ss, 5-0-3-2; Hicks, cf, 5-0-1-0; Santana, 3b, 4-0-0-0; Rams, 1b/c, 4-0-1-0; Waltenbury, dh, 4-0-0-0; Lanning, c, 4-0-1-0; Severino, pr, 0-1-0-0; Hanson, 1b, 0-0-0-0; Harrington, lf, 4-1-1-0; Thompson, 2b, 3-1-0-0; Morales, rf, 3-0-1-0. Totals: 36-3-8-2.


Kane County (ab-r-h-rbi)—Crumbliss, 2b/cf, 3-0-0-0; Gill, ss, 4-0-2-1; Ledendorf, dh, 5-0-1-0; Hernandez, lf, 5-0-1-0; Spina, 3b, 3-0-1-1; Barfield, rf, 5-1-0-0; Napoleon, 1b, 5-1-2-0; Nunez, c, 5-1-1-0; Berroa, cf, 3-1-1-0; Parker, ph, 0-0-0-0; Layja, 2b, 1-0-1-0. Totals: 37-4-9-2.


Beloit 001 000 101 0—3


Kane County 000 020 010 1—4


E—Rams, Beresford, Leblanc, Hernandez, Spina. DP—Kane County 2. LOB—Beloit 8, Kane County 15. 2B—Lanning, Gil, Napoleon. S—Severino, Crumbliss. SB—Gil. CS—Hicks, Harrington.


Beloit IP H R ER BB SO


Marquez 4 1 0 0 3 7


Berlind 2 2 2 2 3 2


Stillings 2 2 1 0 2 0


Blevins (L, 3-5) 1 1/3 4 1 1 0 2


Kane County IP H R ER BB SO


Leblanc 5 4 1 0 2 4


Selenis 1 2/3 1 1 0 0 2


Hultenlocker 1 1/3 0 0 0 0 3


Murray (W, 4-1) 2 3 1 1 1 0


WP—Marquez, Berlind, Murray. HBP—by Blevins (Crumbliss), by Leblanc (Morales).


Time—3:24. Attendance—6,493.



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