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Beloit Snappers fall short

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Gazette staff
April 22, 2011
— Beloit rallied to score all four of its runs in the fifth inning Thursday night, but the Snappers fell, 5-4, in Midwest League baseball when Peoria scored a run in the bottom of the inning.

The game was shortened to seven innings.


Peoria scored three runs in the second inning, highlighted by Arismendy Alcantara’s two-run triple.


Peoria added another run in the fourth when Alcantara singled to score D.J. Fitzgerald.


Beloit then came back with four runs in the fifth.


Tobias Streich and Wang-Wei Lin hit back-to-back singles, Andy Leer doubled to drive in Streich. After a pitching change, Daniel Santana’s triple scored two runs. The Snappers’ final run came on a groundout by Lance Ray that scored Santana.


Peoria scored the winning run in the fifth on a two-out single by Elliot Soto.


PEORIA 5, SNAPPERS 4

Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Santana, ss, 4-1-1-2; Glad, 2b, 3-0-0-0; Ray, 1b, 3-0-0-1; Arcia, dh, 3-0-0-0; Ortiz, rf, 3-0-1-0; McCallum, lf, 3-0-0-0; Streich, c, 2-1-1-0; Lin, cf, 3-1-1-0; Leer, 3b, 2-1-1-1. Totals: 26-4-5-4.


Peoria (ab-r-h-rbi)—Szczur, cf, 4-0-1-0; LePage, 2b, 4-1-0-0; Rohan, 1b, 3-0-0-0; Gibbs, dh, 4-0-1-0; Burruel, c, 3-1-0-0; Soto, 3b, 3-1-2-1; Fitzgerald, lf, 2-2-1-0; Giansanti, rf, 3-0-0-0; Alcantara, ss, 3-0-2-4. Totals: 29-5-7-5.


Beloit 000 040 0—4


Peoria 030 110 0—5


E—Santana 2, Glad. LOB—BEL 3, PEO 6. 2B—Leer. 3B—Santana, Alcantara. SB—LePage.


Beloit IP H R ER BB SO


Hermsen (L, 1-2) 4.2 6 5 4 2 4


Tonkin 2 1 0 0 0 2


Peoria


Lopez 4 4 3 3 2 1


Jokisch (W, 2-0) 2 1 1 1 0 0


Antigua (S,1) 1 0 0 0 0 1


WP—Lopez.


Time—2:12. Attendance—1,285.



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