Burlington Bees SP Jeremy Rhoades took a no-hitter into the 8th inning but lost the game when the Kane County Cougars rallied for three runs on four hits to win 3-1 Wednesday.
Rhoades was charged with all three runs, with only one scoring after he was taken out of the game. He struck out five and walked two in 7.1 innings.
His Cougars counterpart, Ethan Elias, also was impressive, giving up one unearned run on one hit and three walks in six innings. He struck out three batters. Reliever Cody Geyer got the win after giving up only one hit in two scoreless innings. Zac Curtis struck out two in the 9th to earn his fourth save of the season.
In other Midwest League action Wednesday:
The Lake County Captains won their sixth game in a row with a 5-2 win over the Fort Wayne TinCaps. Captains SP Anderson Polanco gave up one unearned run on three hits and two walks while striking out eight batters in four innings. Lake County stole six bases and Fort Wayne committed five errors.
The Quad Cities River Bandits rallied from a seven-run deficit to beat the Beloit Snappers 15-8. Jacob Nottingham led the Quad Cities offense with a 3-for-5 performance that included a double, a home run and four RBI. Nick Tanielu and Jason Martin also had three hits for the River Bandits, and Mott Hyde drove in three runs. Trent Gilbert had three hits and James Harris homered for the Snappers.
Rowdy Tellez led the Lansing Lugnuts to a 6-4 win over the South Bend Cubs, going 4-for-5 with three doubles, a home run and three RBI. Richard Urena also homered for Lansing. South Bend’s Gleyber Torres had three hits and a run batted in.
The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers rallied for four runs in the bottom of the 9th inning to tie the score, but they lost their 12th consecutive game thanks to an RBI single by Kristian Brito that gave the Clinton LumberKings a 6-5 win in 10 innings. Brito had three hits and drove in three runs. Timber Rattlers SP Kodi Medeiros struck out eight in five innings.