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Hicks powers Beloit Snappers

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Gazette Staff
June 16, 2010
— Former No. 1 draft pick Aaron Hicks is starting to hit his stride.

Hicks went 3-for-5 and scored two runs to lead the Beloit Snappers to an 8-6 Midwest League win over Cedar Rapids on Tuesday night.


Beloit banged out 11 hits, including a three-run homer from Michael Gonzales. A six-run second proved to be the difference for the Snappers.


Miguel Munoz (3-5) picked up the win.


Game two of the three-game series is tonight.


SNAPPERS 8, CEDAR RAPIDS 6

Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Hicks, cf, 5-2-3-0; Beresford, ss, 4-1-3-2; Morales, rf, 4-1-1-1; Williams, ph/lf, 1-0-1-0; Pinto, c, 2-0-0-0; Rams, dh, 4-0-0-1; McCallum, 2b, 3-1-0-0; Hidalgo, 3b, 3-1-1-0; Gonzales, 1b, 4-1-1-3; Lin, lf/rf, 4-1-1-0. Totals: 34-8-11-7.


Cedar Rapids (ab-r-h-rbi)—Trout, cf, 5-1-2-1; Long, rf, 2-3-1-1; Segura, 2b, 4-0-3-1; haerther, 1b, 5-0-0-0; Jimenez, c, 4-0-0-0; Wing, pr, 0-0-0-0; Cruz, 3b, 4-1-2-1; Bass, lf, 5-1-1-0; Karcich, ss, 4-0-1-0; Brannon, dh, 3-0-0-0. Totals: 36-6-10-5.


Beloit 060 000 020—8


Cedar Rapids 000 113 001—6


E—Munoz, McCallum, Armstrong, Karcich. DP—BEL 1, CR 1. LOB—BEL 7, CR 10. 2B—Hicks 2, Beresford, Cruz, Karcich, Trout. 3B—Morales. HR—Gonzales. SF—Beresford, Rams. SB—Beresford, Lin, Segura, Bass. CS—Williams, Segura.


Beloit IP H R ER BB SO


Munoz (W, 3-5) 5 6 2 2 2 5


Armstrong 2/3 4 3 3 0 1


Cardenas 2 2/3 0 1 1 2 3


Holbrooks (S,9) 2/3 0 0 0 2 0


Cedar Rapids IP H R ER BB SO


Pena (L, 1-2) 4 8 6 6 4 1


Jung 1 0 0 0 1 0


Boshers 2 2/3 3 2 2 0 1


Kenney 1 1/3 0 0 0 0 1


HBP—by Munoz (Long), by Jung (Hidalgo).


Time—3:27. Attendance—1,915.



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