Category Archives: Beloit Snappers

Pedroza’s 4 RBI not enough for Peoria vs. South Bend

The second day of my road trip to Cooperstown included a Midwest League matinee at South Bend’s Four Winds Field. Peoria’s Richy Pedroza drove in four runs, but they weren’t enough as the Chiefs fell 5-4 to the Silver Hawks. Two of his … Continue reading

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Dragons rally late to beat Snappers 6-5

The Dayton Dragons rallied for five runs in the top of the 8th inning Friday to beat the Beloit Snappers 6-5 and complete a three-game sweep on the road. The Dragons sent 10 batters to the plate in that frame, … Continue reading

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Former Snapper Boog Powell gets 50-game suspension

Oakland Athletics OF prospect Herschel “Boog” Powell, who played the first half of this season with the Beloit Snappers, was suspended 50 games Monday for using a banned substance (an amphetamine). Powell batted .335 with 3 HR, 17 RBI and … Continue reading

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Alcantara, Feliz on All-Star Futures Game rosters

Two current Midwest League pitchers are on the World team roster for the All-Star Futures Game, which is scheduled to be played Sunday, July 13, at Target Field. Burlington Bees RHP Victor Alcantara was part of the initial World roster … Continue reading

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Big night for Haar, Schwarber

There were two big offensive performances in the Midwest League on Saturday, and both featured a pair of home runs. Cedar Rapids Kernels 3B Bryan Haar drove in seven runs via a grand slam and a three-run homer. He hit … Continue reading

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Rogers, Martinez named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars 1B Jacob Rogers and Great Lakes Loons RHP Jonathan Martinez were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 16-22 (really June 19-22 because the MWL All-Star break … Continue reading

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Powell leads race for MWL batting crown

Beloit Snappers OF Herschel “Boog” Powell leads the Midwest League with a .335 batting average (84-for-251) heading into Sunday’s game action. West Michigan Whitecaps OF Wynton Bernard is in second place with a .330 batting average (86-for-261). Bowling Green Hot … Continue reading

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LumberKings, Snappers split Beloit doubleheader

The Clinton LumberKings and the Beloit Snappers split their Friday doubleheader, with Clinton winning the first game 7-1 and Beloit winning the second game 5-1. The biggest offensive blow of the first game came off the bat of LumberKings DH … Continue reading

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West nearly no-hits East in 7-0 All-Star Game win

The Western Division’s pitching staff almost completely silenced the Eastern Division’s bats, carrying a no-hitter into the 8th inning of the West’s 7-0 win over the East in Tuesday’s Midwest League All-Star Game. Seven Western Division hurlers each pitched a … Continue reading

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