Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs lost their fourth game in a row and were shut out 5-0 by the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Tuesday Night at Dozer Park. The Chiefs fell to 5-6 with their fourth straight loss and will wrap up the series with Cedar Rapids at 11:00 AM on Wednesday.
Bryan Dobzanski held the Kernels scoreless until the top of the sixth inning when Jermaine Palacios and Jaylin Davis both walked. Mitchell Kranson doubled on a fly ball to left field that scored both runners and made it a 2-0 game
Brady Bowen put Travis Blankenhorn on with a hit by pitch in the eighth inning. Blankenhorn advanced to second base on a wild pitch, and scored when Davis singled to shallow right field to make the score 3-0.
Cedar Rapids put the game out of reach in the ninth. Palacios singled to right with two outs and scored when Blankenhorn doubled to right. Blankenhorn scored when Lewin Diaz singled through the middle to give the Kernels a 5-0 lead.
Dobzanski (0-1) allowed two runs on six hits and two walks over seven innings of work for the Chiefs. Bowen threw one inning in relief, allowing a run on two hits with two strikeouts. Ramon Santos threw one inning and allowed two runs with four hits and two strikeouts.
Notes… Four of Cedar Rapids five runs were scored with two outs… The Chiefs are currently last in the Midwest League in runs scored with 31 … Dobzanski's seven innings are the most by a Chiefs starter this season… Peoria and the South Bend Cubs have both been shut out three times this season… Davis tied a career-high with two stolen bases…The Chiefs will wrap up their three games series against the Kernels on Wednesday at 11:00 AM… Wednesday's promotions will be KidsActOnEnergy.com Education Day presented by Ameren Illinois and Bang for your Buck Wednesday where hot dogs, nachos, and sodas will be $1… The Chiefs will start RH Jordan Hicks (1-0, 0.00) and the Kernels will start RH Eduardo Del Rosario (1-0, 0.84)… The broadcast can be heard, starting with the Pre-Game Show at 10:45 AM on www.peoriachiefs.com/listenlive which also has downloads for a free app on the iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Android…The broadcast is also available on the Peoria Chiefs Network in the Tune-In Radio App.
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