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Great Lakes edges Beloit

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Gazette staff
July 15, 2010
— The Beloit Snappers lost an 8-7 decision to the visiting Great Lakes Loons in Midwest League baseball Wednesday at Pohlman Field.

Great Lakes scored what would be the winning run in the top of the ninth. Blake Smith singled and moved to third base on Beloit center fielder Wang-Wei Lin’s throwing error. Smith scored on a single to give the Loons an 8-6 lead.


Beloit’s Steve Beresford doubled and scored in the ninth on Steve Liddle’s two-out single. With runners on first and second, Michael Gonzales grounded out to end the game.


Liddle and Anderson Hidalgo homered for the Snappers, while the Loons also hit two home runs.


Reliever Matthew Tone (2-4) allowed four runs on four hits through two innings to take the loss.


GREAT LAKES 8, BELOIT 7

Great Lakes (ab-r-h-rbi)—Lara, ss, 4-0-1-0; Buss, cf, 3-1-0-0; Songco, lf, 4-2-1-3; Smith, rf, 4-3-3-0; Oritz, 1b, 3-0-1-1; Cavazos-Galvez, dh, 5-0-1-1; Wise, c, 5-1-1-1; Ruggiano, 3b, 3-0-0-0; Ynoa, 2b, 4-1-3-0. Totals: 35-8-11-6.


Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Williams, lf, 5-0-1-0; Beresford, ss, 4-2-1-0; Liddle, rf, 5-1-3-4; Rams, dh, 4-0-1-1; Martinez, pr-dh, 0-0-0-0; Gonzales, 1b, 5-0-0-0; Hidalgo, 3b, 3-1-2-1; McCallum, 2b, 3-1-0-0; Streich, c, 3-1-0-0; Lin, cf, 3-1-1-0. Totals: 35-7-9-7.


Great Lakes 000 131 201—8


Beloit 001 201 201—7


E—Wallach, Ortiz, Paxson, McCallum, Lin. DP—Great Lakes, Beloit. LOB—Great Lakes 8, Beloit 7. 2B—Ynoa, Beresford. 3B—Ynoa. HR—Songco, Wise, Liddle, Hidalgo. SB—Buss. S—Buss.


Great Lakes IP H R ER BB SO


Wallach (W, 6-0) 5 1-3 5 4 2 2 8


Paxson 2-3 1 2 1 2 1


Smith 2 1 0 0 0 3


Ames (S, 6) 1 2 1 1 1 1


Beloit


Stuifbergen 3 3 0 0 0 2


Tonkin 1 1 1 0 1 0


Tone (L, 2-4) 2 4 4 4 3 3


Cardenas 1 1 2 1 3 0


Lobanov 2 2 1 0 0 3



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