(Burlington, IA) - The Burlington Bees (10-18) were shutout by the South Bend Cubs (20-11), 9-0, on Tuesday afternoon at Community Field.
The Cubs bats stayed hot, putting a four-run inning together in the top of the third. DJ Wilson got things started with a one-out double and then scored on a Zack Short single, giving the Cubs a 1-0 lead. After a Yeiler Peguero RBI single, Alberto Mineo doubled in a pair of runs, extending the lead to 4-0.
South Bend added three runs in the sixth inning. Jhonny Pereda and Isaac Paredes both doubled in the inning, upping the lead to 7-0. South Bend added insurance runs in the ninth on their way to a 9-0 win over the Bees.
Duncan Robinson (4-1) pitched seven shutout innings, earning the win while Bees' starter Travis Herrin (0-2) was charged with the loss. The Bees and the Cubs continue the series on Wednesday morning at 11:30 am. Joe Gatto makes the start for the Bees against Bryan Hudson for South Bend. For tickets visit gobees.com or stop by the Bees' office. For more information, call the Bees at (319)-754-5705.
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