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Kane County ruins Beloit Snappers' ‘welcome home’ party

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Gazette Staff
August 3, 2011
— A nine-game homestand got off to a sour start for the Beloit Snappers.

Three pitchers held Beloit to five hits as the Kane County Cougars upended the Snappers, 6-0, in Midwest League basebal here Tuesday night at Pohlman Field.


Kevin David, Orlando Calixte, David Kuebler and Brett Eibner homered for Kane County, which got six solid innings from starter Jason Adam.


Mauel Soliman (5-8) suffered the loss, allowing six runs in six innings.


Game two of the series between the two teams is tonight.


KANE COUNTY 6, BELOIT 2

Kane County (ab-r-h-rbi)—Franco, 2b, 5-0-0-0; Beltre, rf, 4-1-1-0; Eibner, cf, 5-1-3-1; Cuthbert, 3b, 3-0-0-0; Kuebler, 1b, 5-1-1-2; David, c, 4-1-2-1; Calixte, dh, 4-2-2-1; Espinal, ss, 3-0-0-0; Pickett, lf, 4-0-0-0. Totals: 37-6-9-5


Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Lin, cf, 2-1-1-0; Williams, 3b, 4-1-1-0; Ray, 1b, 4-0-1-1; Gonzales, dh, 4-0-0-1; Ortiz, rf, 3-0-1-0; Bryant, 2b, 4-0-0-0; McCallum, lf, 3-0-1-0; Streich, c, 3-0-0-0; Santana, ss, 2-0-0-0. Totals: 30-2-5-2.


Kane County 021 021 000—6


Beloit 000 000 002—2


E—Beloit 2. LOB—Kane County 8, Beloit 4. DP—Kane County 2. SB—Beltre. 2B—Calixte, Ray. HR—David (1), Eibner (10), Calixte (3), Kuebler (7).


Kane County IP H R ER BB SO


Adam (W 5-6) 6 1 0 0 0 5


Giovenco 2 1/3 4 2 2 3 5


Byrne (S 9) 2/3 0 0 0 0 0


Beloit


Soliman (L 5-8) 6 8 6 5 1 6


Varter 2 0 0 0 0 2


Tootle 1 1 0 0 2 0


Time—2:24. Attendance—414.



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