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Knudson, Ortiz lead Beloit Snappers’ victory

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Gazette Staff
May 4, 2011

Catcher Kyle Knudson went 3-for-4 with two RBIs to lead Beloit to a 6-3 Midwest League baseball victory Tuesday night at Clinton, Iowa.


Daniel Ortiz went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored to help starter Logan Darnell improve to 2-1.


The Snappers start a three-game series at home against Wisconsin with a 6:30 p.m. game today. The teams then play at 11 a.m. Thursday.


BELOIT 6, CLINTON 3

Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Hawkins, ss, 5-0-0-0; Leer, 3b, 4-1-1-0; Roberts, dh, 2-1-0-0; Gonzales, 1b, 4-1-1-0; Ortiz, lf, 3-1-2-2; Glad, lf, 1-0-1-0; Ray, rf, 3-2-1-0; Knudson, c, 4-0-3-2; Lin, cf, 4-0-0-2; McCallum, 2b, 4-0-1-0. Totals: 34-6-10-6.


Clinton (ab-r-h-rbi)—Morban, lf, 4-0-0-0; Ramirez, 2b, 4-0-1-0; Romero, dh, 4-1-1-0; Wiswall, 1b, 4-1-2-0; Cerione, cf, 4-0-0-0; Morla, 3b, 3-0-1-2; Blash, rf, 3-1-1-0; Littlewood, ss, 4-0-0-0; Baron, c, 4-0-1-1. Totals: 34-3-7-3.


Beloit 020 003 001—6


Clinton 000 012 0 00—3


LOB—BEL 4, CL 6. 2B—Ortiz, Ray, Baron, Morla, Wiswall. SB—Blash.


Beloit IP H R ER BB SO


Darnell (W, 2-1) 6 6 3 3 1 5


O’Rourke 2 1 0 0 0 1


Hauser (S,4) 1 0 0 0 1 2


Clinton IP H R ER BB SO


Fernandez (L, 1-1) 5 4 4 4 2 2


Kesler 3 4 1 1 0 3


Arias 1 2 1 1 0 1


WP—Fernandez. HBP—by Fernandez (Roberts).


Time—2:37. Attendance—530.



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