Beloit’s Shibuya pitches three-hit shutout
The righty fired a complete-game three-hitter to lead the Beloit Snappers to a 1-0 Midwest League win over the Clinton LumberKings at Pohlman Field.
Beloit got its only run in the eighth on JaDamion Williams’ RBI single.
Shibuya (2-1) struck out seven and did not walk a batter.
Beloit hosts Quad Cities in a three-game series beginning tonight.
BELOIT 1, CLINTON 0
Clinton 000 000 000—0 3 0
Beloit 000 000 01x—1 7 0
Shipers, Taylor (8) and Dowd; Shibuya and Rodriguez.
Leading hitters—Yepez (Cl) 2x4, Grimes (B) 2x3. 2B—Baron (Cl).
SO—Shipers (Cl) 1, Taylor (Cl) 1, Shibuya (B) 9. BB—Shipers 1, Taylor 2.