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Beloit Snappers come back to edge Kernels

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Gazette staff
June 29, 2010
— The Beloit Snappers rallied to defeat the visiting Cedar Rapids Kernels, 5-4, in Midwest League baseball Monday.

Daniel Rams singled to drive home Michael Gonzales with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth to complete the Snappers’ comeback from a 4-0 deficit.


The Snappers scored four runs on five hits in the fifth inning, including Gonzales’ three-run homer to force a 4-4 tie.


Beloit relievers Dakota Watts and Kane Holbrooks combined to hold the Kernels scoreless through the final


3 2/3 innings. Holbrooks (3-3) allowed one hit and notched three strikeouts in the ninth inning for the victory.


The Kernels stranded 10 base runners, going 1-for-8 with runners in scoring position.


BELOIT 5, CEDAR RAPIDS 4

Cedar Rapids (ab-r-h-rbi)—Trout, cf, 3-1-1-0; Long, rf, 5-1-2-0; Segura, 2b, 2-2-2-3; Alvarez, 3b, 2-0-0-0; Haerther, 1b, 4-0-3-0; Jimenez, dh, 5-0-1-0; Wing, 3b-2b, 4-0-0-0; Bass, lf, 3-0-0-0; Ramirez, c, 4-0-1-0; Karcich, ss, 4-0-1-0. Totals: 36-4-11-3.


Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Hicks, cf, 3-0-1-1; Beresford, ss, 4-0-0-0; McCallum, 2b, 4-0-0-0; Pinto, dh, 4-0-1-0; Liddle, rf, 4-1-1-0; Hidalgo, 3b, 4-1-2-0; Gonzales, 1b, 4-1-2-3; Lind, pr, 0-1-0-0; Rams, c, 3-1-2-1; Williams, lf, 2-0-1-0. Totals 32-5-10-5.


Cedar Rapids 202 000 000—4


Beloit 000 004 001—5


E—Karcich, Tonkin, Liddle. LOB—Cedar Rapids 10, Beloit 6. DP—Cedar Rapids 3. 2B—Segura, Hidalgo. HR—Segura, Gonzales. SB—Haerther, Trout, Segura, Long.


IP H R ER BB SO


Cedar Rapids


Pena 5 8 4 4 0 3


Jung 2 0 0 0 2 2


Carpenter (L, 1-3) 1 1/3 2 1 1 0 0


Beloit


Tonkin 5 1/3 8 4 3 2 2


Watts 2 2/3 2 0 0 1 4


Holbrooks (W, 3-3) 1 1 0 0 0 3



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