LumberKings Split Double Dip with Snappers
BELOIT, WI (May 23, 2019) - The Clinton LumberKings came away with a split of a doubleheader with the Beloit Snappers at Harry Pohlman Field on Thursday night. Clinton (24-22) blew a six-run lead to fall 6-11 to the Snappers (16-29) and then held on in game two for a
BELOIT, WI (May 23, 2019) - The Clinton LumberKings came away with a split of a doubleheader with the Beloit Snappers at Harry Pohlman Field on Thursday night. Clinton (24-22) blew a six-run lead to fall 6-11 to the Snappers (16-29) and then held on in game two for a 3-2 win.
The game began on Wednesday night before rains forced a suspension. Prior to the rain, the LumberKings struck first with a three-run rally in the top of the first.
The game was then suspended after four pitchers were thrown in the top of the second inning and concluded on Thursday night.
When the game resumed, the LumberKings picked up right where they left off.
Clinton added their final run of the game in the top of the third without a hit to stretch their lead to 6-0.
Beloit began to chip away in the bottom of the third.
Soriano allowed his final run of the game in the bottom of the sixth. Max Shuemann - who led the way with a 4-for-4 performance that included three doubles - opened the inning with a double and scored on a
Alexander (0-2) was given the loss for his time out. He threw 1.2 innings and left following a three-run home run by J.J. Schwarz in the bottom of the eighth that put the game out of reach.
The LumberKings started the scoring in game two in the top of the first inning.
In the top of the second inning, Clinton added to their lead with a two-run rally of McIntyre (1-2).
The support was more than enough for
Mitzel (3-3) set down the first two batters of the inning before allowing two infield singles and a walk that loaded the bases.
The LumberKings will head home to begin a four-game series over Memorial Day weekend with the Burlington Bees starting on Friday night. Clinton will throw right-handed pitcher
Arrive early for Friday's game to receive a tote bag giveaway courtesy of Shoe Sensation and the Clinton Herald. Also, see Unity Christian Schools PTA for a special offer on tickets as part of Unity Christian Schools PTA Night.
About the LumberKings
The Clinton LumberKings, the only remaining Charter Member of the Midwest League, are preparing for their 64th season in the league and their first year of affiliation with the Miami Marlins. Since the club's inception in 1937, 282 former Clinton players have gone on to reach the Major Leagues. Advertising and tickets for the 2019 season are available by calling (563)242-0727 or by visiting LumberKings.com