Beloit Snappers end losing streak
FORT WAYNE, IND. The Beloit Snappers put an end to a three-game losing streak Thursday night.
Jonathan Goncalves and Matthew Koch drove in two runs each to lead Beloit to a 6-2 Midwest League win over the Fort Wayne TinCaps.
Trailing 1-0 in the third, the Snappers tied the game with a single run in the inning before taking the lead for good with two runs in the fourth. Koch’s two-run single gave Beloit a
Jason Wheeler (10-4) picked up the win with eight solid innings. Wheeler struck out five and allowed five hits.
The two teams wrap up the three-game series today.
BELOIT 6, FORT WAYNE 2
Beloit Snappers 001 200 210—6 7 0
Fort Wayne TinCaps 010 001 000—2 6 1
Wheeler, Dempster (9) and Koch; Portillo, Needy (5), De la Cruz (7), Cropper (7), Barbato (9) and Hedges.
Leading hitters—Goncalves (B) 3x5, Peterson (FW) 2x4, Gallic (FW) 2x3. 2B—Wickens (B), Goncalves (B), Pettersen (B), Jones (FW), Gallic (FW). 3B—Peterson (FW).
SO—Wheeler (B) 5, Dempster (B) 2, Portillo (FW) 2, Needy (FW) 3, De la Cruz (FW) 1, Cropper (FW) 1, Barbato (FW) 2. BB—Wheeler, Portillo 3, Needy 1, De la Cruz 3, Cropper 2.
W—Wheeler (10-4). L—Portillo (6-6).