Snappers manage just five hits in loss
A pair of Kernels' pitchers combined to hold the Snappers to five hits. The Kernels ripped three Beloit pitchers for 10 hits.
Daniel Rams' hit his 13th homer—a solo shot in the second inning—for the Snappers lone run.
Beloit starter Edgar Ibarra (6-8) allowed all five Kernals runs on eight hits in the first five innings for the loss.
The Snappers travel to open a three-game series at Peoria. Ill., at 7 tonight.
CEDAR RAPIDS 5, SNAPPERS 1
Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Williams, dh, 3-0-1-0; Beresford, ss, 3-0-1-0; Liddle, cf, 4-0-0-0; Rams, c/1b, 3-1-1-1; Gonzales, 1b, 3-0-0-0; Pinto, ph/c, 1-0-0-0; ray, rf, 3-0-1-0; Martinez, 3b, 4-0-0-0; Lin, lf, 4-0-1-0; Santana, 2b, 4-0-0-0. Totals: 32-1-5-1.
Cedar Rapids (ab-r-h-rbi)—Segura, 2b, 4-0-2-0; Long, cf, 3-0-0-0; Wing, 3b, 4-0-2-0; Oliver, 1b, 4-0-0-0; Grichuk, dh, 4-2-3-0; Bass. lf, 4-1-1-1; Karcich, ss, 4-1-0-0; Ramirez, c, 4-1-2-3; Alliman, rf, 3-0-0-0. Totals: 34-5-10-4.
Beloit 010 000 000—1
Cedar Rapids 010 400 00x—5
E—Martinez 2. LOB—BEL 8, CR 6. 2B—Grichuk 2, Ramirez, Bass, Segura. 3B—Grichuk. HR—Rams, Ramirez. S—Long. SB—Liddle.