Snappers nearly no-hit in 5-0 loss
BELOIT—Lansing’s Kendall Graveman pitched 8 1/3 innings of no-hit ball, leading the Lugnuts to a 5-0 victory in Midwest League action Friday night at Telfer Park.
Beloit catcher Jose Chavez ruined Graveman’s no-hit bid with a single off the glove of shortstop Duwel Lugo. Chavez also walked in the third inning.
Beloit starter Dylan Covey did not allow a run until the fifth when Lansing scored three times. Covey fell to 0-2.
The Snappers and Lugnuts play again at 2 p.m. today.
LANSING 5, BELOIT 0
Lansing 000 030 200—5 11 0
Beloit 000 000 000—0 2 1
Graveman, Murphy (9) and Nessy; Covey, Mendez (7) and Chavez.
Leading hitters—Thon (L) 2x4, Dean (L) 3x5, Atkinson (L) 2x4. 2B—Dean (L), Loveless (L).
SO—Graveman 7, Covey 5, Mendez 3. BB—Graveman 1, Mendez 2.
W—Graveman (1-0). L—Covey (0-2).