Boer strikes out nine in Beloit Snappers’ victory
The Beloit starting pitcher struck out nine in five innings of work to lead the Snappers to a 3-2 win over Kane County in a Midwest League game.
With the game tied 1-1 in the fifth, Beloit (3-3) scored twice to take the lead for good on Matthew Koch’s RBI double and Adam Bryant’s run-scoring single.
Boer improved to 1-1 on the season with the win. The righthander allowed one run on three hits.
Koch finished 2-for-3 in the game with two runs scored and two RBI.
Beloit begins a four-game series at Clinton (Iowa) tonight.
BELOIT 3, KANE COUNTY 2
Beloit 001 020 000—3 8 1
Kane County 000 101 000—2 7 1
Boer, O’Rourke (6), Dempster (8) and Koch; Mitchell, Alexander (6) and Shin.
Leading hitters—Ortiz (B) 2x4, Koch (B) 2x3, Bryant (B) 2x4, Bonifacio (KC) 2x4, Trapp (KC) 2x4. 2B—Koch (B) 2, Grimes (B), Lin (B), Caliote (KC).
SO—Boer (B) 9, O’Rourke (B) 1, Dempster (B) 1, Mitchell (KC) 3, Alexander (KC) 4. BB—Boer 2, O’Rourke 1, Alexander 3.
W—Boer (1-1). L—Mitchell (0-1). S—Dempster (1).
Last updated: 8:10 pm Thursday, December 13, 2012