Summers' three-hit shutout lifts Beloit Snappers
The Beloit pitcher threw a complete-game three-hitter to lead the Snappers to an 8-0 Midwest League victory over Kane County.
Beloit, which has already qualified for the postseason thanks to a second-place finish in the Western Division in the first half, led 3-0 in the fourth before adding three more runs, capped by Nate Roberts’ third home run of the season.
Summers was in complete control. The righthander improved to 7-4 as he struck out five and walked two.
Matthew Koch had three hits for Beloit, including his sixth home run of the season.
The two teams wrap up the three-game series today before Beloit returns home for a six-game homestand.
BELOIT 8, KANE COUNTY 0
Beloit Snappers 120 310 100—8 12 1
Kane County Cougars 000 000 000—0 3 2
Summers and Koch; Baez, Yambati (5), Triggs (9).
Leading hitters—Koch (B) 3x4, Goncalves (B) 2x4, Roberts (B) 3x5. 2B—Roberts (B), Leachman (B), Liddle (B), Llanos (KC).. 3B—Goncalves (B). HR—Koch (B), Roberts (B).
SO—Summers (B) 4, Baez (KC) 4, Yambati (KC) 3, Triggs (KC) 2. BB—Summers 2, Baez 2, Yambati 1.
W—Summers (7-4). L—Moen (3-4).
Last updated: 8:42 pm Thursday, December 13, 2012