Reynolds Homers in Come from Behind Win
CLINTON, IA (April 23, 2019) - A first inning grand slam did not sink the Clinton LumberKings on Tuesday afternoon as they came from behind for a 5-4 win over the Beloit Snappers. Sean Reynolds homered in his second straight game and Humberto Mejia, Sean Guenther, and Zach Wolf combined
CLINTON, IA (April 23, 2019) - A first inning grand slam did not sink the Clinton LumberKings on Tuesday afternoon as they came from behind for a 5-4 win over the Beloit Snappers.
All of the Snappers runs came in the first inning on one swing of the bat from
Following the home run, Mejia allowed no more over his six innings of work. His ability to settle down allowed for Clinton to chip away at the early deficit but for his time he was given a no decision.
The LumberKings (10-7) first run of the game came across in the top of the second. Snappers starter
In the bottom of the sixth, the LumberKings pulled to within one.
Clinton took their first lead of the game in the bottom of the seventh. Rivera walked to leadoff the inning and moved to third on a
The lead was enough for LumberKings reliever Guenther (1-0) to earn his first win of the year. He turned in two innings of work allowing no runs on two hits while walking one and striking out one.
Zach Wolf then came on to work the ninth for the LumberKings and worked a 1-2-3 inning to pick up his first save of the year.
The LumberKings will conclude their three-game series with the Beloit Snappers on Wednesday afternoon. Clinton will throw right-handed pitcher
About the LumberKings
The Clinton LumberKings, the only remaining Charter Member of the Midwest League, are preparing for their 64thseason in the league and their first year of affiliation with the Miami Marlins. Since the club's inception in 1937, 281 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