Beloit Photo Gallery: Snappers walk-off

There was plenty of pitching on display in Beloit on Saturday, as the Snappers and the HotRods combined to allow just five runs on 18 hits in 12 innings. Snappers’ pitchers Michael Murray, Ty Damron and Heath Bowers were particularly effective, striking out a combined 14 batters while walking just two and allowing only six hits. Murray got the start and allowed a run on three hits in five innings, striking out seven. Damron took over in the sixth and allowed a run on three hits and a walk. He struck-out six. Bowers finished off the gem and earned the win with 3.2 innings of scoreless relief.

The Snappers earned the walk-off win when Kyle Nowlin walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 12th. It was Nowlin’s first at-bat of the game (he pinch-hit for Cole Gruber). JaVon ShelbyTrace LoehrNate MondouLuke Persico and Miguel Mercedes all had two-hit games. Click here for the full boxscore.

Below are photos from the game. All photo by David Malamut.

Trace Loehr had the start at SS / Photo by David Malamut

Michael Murray struck-out 7 / Photo by David Malamut

Nate Mondou had 2 hits and a SB / Photo by David Malamut

Ty Damron threw 3.1 innings / Photo by David Malamut
Miguel Mercedes had 2 hits / Photo by David Malamut
JaVon Shelby connects / Photo by David Malamut
Eric Marinez squares to bunt / Photo by David Malamut
Ty Damron struck-out 6 / Photo by David Malamut
Jason Goldstein had a hit in four ABs / Photo by David Malamut
Luke Persico fouls one back / Photo by David Malamut
Edwin Diaz takes a swing / Photo by David Malamut
Heath Bowers earned the win / Photo by David Malamut
Eric Marinez got the start at 3B / Photo by David Malamut
The Snappers celebrate their walk-off win / Photo by David Malamut

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