Wednesday Notes (5/4)

The LumberKings open a three-game series in Peoria tonight, taking on a Chiefs club that pulled off their first series sweep of the Kings since 1998 when they met up at Alliant Energy Field late last month.  Peoria outscored the Kings 31-6 in that series, so Eddie Menchaca’s club owes them plenty at O’Brien Field.

The Kings were cooled off by Beloit left-hander Logan Darnell last night and the Snappers took an early 2-0 lead on left-hander Anthony Fernandez en route to a 6-3 win.  That drops Clinton back into a two-way tie for seventh in the West alongside Kane County.

No pregame interview tonight, but I’ve still got notes for you.  Here they are:  5.4.11 kingsnotes

Starting Lineups:

LumberKings (8-18):  Julio Morban/LF, Shaver Hansen/2B, Tim Morris/1B, Mickey Wiswall/D, Matt Cerione/CF, Ramon Morla/3B, Jabari Blash/RF, Marcus Littlewood/SS, Steven Baron/C, Forrest Snow/RHP

Peoria Chiefs (12-13):  Matt Szczur/RF, Pierre LePage/2B, Rubi Silva/CF, Richard Jones/1B, Micah Gibbs/C, Elliot Soto/SS, Smaily Borges/LF, DJ Fitzgerald/DH, Arismendy Alcantara/3B, Cam Greathouse/LHP

First pitch is at 6:30 PM, listen online at


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