Photo by David Malamut

Beloit Photo Gallery: Snappers clip Cougars

GENEVA, IL -- The Beloit Snappers defeated the Kane County Cougars, 6-5, on Tuesday afternoon on the road. David Malamut has photos from the game.

The Beloit Snappers earned a tough road win against the Kane County Cougars on Tuesday afternoon, beating the Cougars by a score of 6-5. Beloit hitters combined for 12 hits and Snappers' pitchers struck-out 11 while walking only three.

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Stars of the game included: 

Collin Theroux, who had two hits and threw out both attempted base-stealers. He is batting .273 and has thrown out two-of-three base-stealers this season.

Edwin Diaz, who had two hits and three RBI. Diaz is six-for-his-last-13 and is batting .308 on the year.

Miguel Mercedes, who had two doubles and raised his season average to .280.

Eric Marinez, who reached base three times with two hits and a walk. He is batting .276.

JaVon Shelby, who hit his second homerun of the season.

Brandon Bailey, who struck-out four and allowed one run in four innings in his start.

Nick Highberger and Heath Bowers, who each threw a scoreless inning in relief.

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

Brandon Bailey struck-out 4 in 4 innings / Photo by David Malamut

Collin Theroux stretches for an outside pitch / Photo by David Malamut

Edwin Diaz had 2 hits and 3 RBI / Photo by David Malamut
Nate Mondou connects on a single / Photo by David Malamut

Luis Barrera attempts a bunt / Photo by David Malamut
Brandon Bailey had a solid start / Photo by David Malamut
Eric Marinez makes the play from shortstop / Photo by David Malamut
Beloit skipper Scott Steinmann / Photo by David Malamut

Matt Milburn earned the win / Photo by David Malamut
Heath Bowers threw a scoreless inning / Photo by David Malamut
Nick Highberger recorded the save / Photo by David Malamut

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