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Pitching gives Beloit split of doubleheader

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Gazette Staff
June 15, 2011
— Beloit’s Ryan O’Rourke and Clinton Dempster combined for a three-hit shutout in the second game to give the Snappers a split with Cedar Rapids in Midwest League action Tuesday night.

Cedar Rapids won the opener, 3-1, but Beloit came back to win, 4-0.


Michael Gonzales drove in the Snappers’ only run in the opener, but Beloit managed only two hits.


The Snappers then used a pair of two-run innings to win the nightcap. O’Rourke evened his record at 1-1 by allowing just three hits in five innings. Dempster pitched the final two innings, allowing no hits and striking out four.


The two teams play single games tonight and Thursday night. Both games start at 7.


First Game


CEDAR RAPIDS 3, BELOIT 1

Cedar Rapids (ab-r-h-rbi)—Witherspoon, cf, 3-1-0-0; Gomez, ss, 3-0-1-0; Harris, lf, 1-1-0-0; Alvarez, dh, 3-0-1-2; Cruz, rf, 4-0-0-0; Decker, 1b, 3-0-1-0; Nidiffer, c, 2-0-0-0; Hatton, 2b, 2-0-0-0; Campos, 3b, 2-1-1-0. Totals: 23-3-4-2.


Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Lin, cf, 2-0-0-0; Leer, 2b, 3-0-0-0; Roberts, lf, 2-1-0-0; Gonzales, 1b, 3-0-1-1; Ortiz, dh, 3-0-0-0; Perez, 3b, 3-0-0-0; Ray, rf, 2-0-1-0; Streich, c, 2-0-0-0; Santana, ss, 2-0-0-0. Totals: 21-1-2-1.


Cedar Rapids 002 000 1—3


Beloit 000 100 0—1


E—Perez. LOB—Cedar Rapids 8, Beloit 2. 2B—Gomez, Ray. S—Gomez. SB—Harris, Witherspoon, Lin. CS—Decker.


Cedar Rapids IP H R ER BB SO


Diemer (W, 6-4) 6 2 1 1 1 3


Kehrer (S,1) 1 0 0 0 0 2


Beloit


Soliman (L, 2-4) 5 3 2 2 3 3


Tonkin 1 1 0 0 2 0


Weller 1 0 1 1 2 1


WP—Diemer, Soliman, Weller. HBP—by Diemer (Roberts), by Soliman (Harris).


Time—2:04.


Second Game


BELOIT 4, CEDAR RAPIDS 0

Cedar Rapids (ab-r-h-rbi)—Witherspoon, cf, 3-0-0-0; Gomez, ss, 2-0-0-0; Harris, lf, 3-0-0-0; Alvarez, dh, 3-0-1-0; Cruz, rf, 3-0-0-0; Decker, 1b, 3-0-0-0; Hatton, 2b, 2-0-1-0; Campos, 3b, 2-0-1-0; Lugo, c, 2-0-0-0. Totals: 23-0-3-0.


Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Lin, cf, 3-1-2-0; Santana, ss, 3-0-1-1; Roberts, dh, 2-1-1-1; Gonzales, 1b, 3-1-1-0; Ortiz, lf, 3-0-2-1; Perez, 3b, 3-0-0-0; Ray, rf, 3-0-1-1; Knudson, c, 3-0-0-0; Choi, 2b, 1-1-0-0. Totals: 24-4-8-4.


Cedar Rapids 000 000 0—0


Beloit 000 220 x—4


E—Witherspoon, Hatton. DP—Cedar Rapids 1, Beloit 1. 2B—Ortiz 2. SB—Roberts, Lin. CS—Santana.


Cedar Rapids IP H R ER BB SO


La Tempa (L, 2-4) 4 6 4 3 0 7


Robinson 2 2 0 0 0 1


Beloit IP H R ER BB SO


O’Rourke (W, 1-1) 5 3 0 0 0 0


Dempster 2 0 0 0 1 4


Time—1:39. Attendance—1,073.



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