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Beloit Snappers prevail in a slugfest

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Gazette staff
May 4, 2010
— The Beloit Snappers defeated the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, 9-8, in a 10-inning, 24-hit slugfest Monday in Midwest League Baseball.

The Snappers’ Wang-Wei Lin smacked a one-out, walk-off homer to center field to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers’ Class A affiliate.


Beloit’s Anderson Hidalgo ripped a two-out RBI single in the ninth to send the game into the 10th inning.


Each team scored three runs in the second inning and Beloit scored twice in the third to take a 5-3 lead but the Timber Rattlers tied it, 5-5, with two runs in the fourth.


In the fifth, Brian Dozier’s RBI single and Angel Morales’ RBI double gave the Snappers a 7-5 lead.


Three Snappers pitchers allowed 14 hits. Reliever Matthew Tone (2-1), pitched hitless relief through the last 1 1/3 innings to gain the victory.


SNAPPERS 9, WISCONSIN 8, 10 innings

Wisconsin (ab-r-h-rbi)—Richardson, cf, 6-2-2-1; Gennett, ss, 6-2-2-0; Davis, lf, 4-3-3-2; Fatse, 2b, 4-0-1-0; Dennis, 1b, 3-0-1-1; Garfield, c, 5-1-3-3; Halton, dh, 5-0-0-0; Marseco, 3b, 5-0-0-0; Romero, rf, 5-0-2-0. Totals: 43-8-14-7.


Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Hicks, cf, 4-3-1-0; Lin, lf, 4-3-2-1; Dozier, ss, 5-1-2-1; Morales, rf, 5-1-2-3; Gonzales, 1b, 2-0-0-0; Rams, c, 4-1-1-1; Williams, dh, 4-0-0-0; Hidalgo, 3b, 5-0-2-1; Beresford, 2b, 4-0-0-0. Totals: 37-9-10-7.


Wisconsin 030 200 003 0—8


Beloit 032 020 001 1—9


E—Gennett 2, Richardson, Lin, Hidalgo. LOB—WI 9, BEL 10. 2B—Dennis, Romero, Dozier, Morales. HR—Richardson, Davis, Lin. S—Williams. SB—Garfield, Davis, Morales, Lin. CS—Romero, Morales.


Wisconsin IP H R ER BB SO


Odorizzi 3 3 5 4 5 5


Robinson 1 0 0 0 0 1


Nieves 4 4 2 2 2 0


Burgos (L, 1-3) 1.1 3 2 1 0 2


Beloit IP H R ER BB SO


Stillings 4.1 7 5 5 2 3


Watts 2.2 3 0 0 1 3


Holbrooks 1.2 4 3 2 0 2


Tone (W, 2-1) 1.1 0 0 0 0 0


WP—Odorizzi. HBP—by Ordorizzi (Beresford), by Robinson (Lin), by Stillings (Dennis).


Time—3:11. Attendance—3,056.



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