Sunday Notes (4/10)

Kevin Rivers belted a thrilling two-out, two-run homer on the first pitch he saw in the seventh inning to put the Kings ahead 4-3, but Burlington rallied for three runs with the help of two errors in the eighth to win, 6-4 last night.  Right-hander Matt Bischoff (L, 0-1) took the loss, allowing three runs — one earned — on six hits over 2.0 innings in relief.  The series concludes today with Clinton looking for the split on a rare 80-degree April Sunday.

Listen to the Rivers bomb:   Rivers 2-R HR (#1) 4.9.11.mp3

Right-hander Brandon Maurer (4-8, 3.23 career) makes his first start of 2011  today against the Bees, first pitch scheduled for 2:00 PM.  Right-hander Blake Hassebrock (0-1, 5.96 career) starts for Burlington.

Today’s Game Notes:   4.10.11 kingsnotes

Today’s Lineups:

Burlington (2-1):  Tyreace House/CF, Nino Leyja/3B, Douglas Landaeta/LF, Tony Thompson/1B, Yordy Cabrera/DH, Wade Kirkland/SS, Royce Consigli/RF, Ryan Pineda/2B, Daniel Petitti/C, Blake Hassebrock/RHP

LumberKings (1-2):  Matt Cerione/CF, Julio Morban/RF, Ramon Morla/3B, Mickey Wiswall/DH, Stefen Romero/2B, Tim Morris/1B, Steven Baron/C, Kevin Rivers/LF, Anthony Phillips/SS, Brandon Maurer/RHP

Listen in for the pregame show beginning at 1:45 PM on 1390kcln.com!

-DL

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