Friday Notes (5/27)
The LumberKings won just their third series all season and first in the month of May last night as right-hander Taijuan Walker and relievers Nate Reed and Jessie Nava combined for a six-hit shutout in a 2-0 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels last night. Walker went 5.0 innings and allowed just two hits, improving to 2-2 on the season and 2-0 with a 1.69 ERA in his last three starts. Stefen Romero and Jabari Blash drove in Clinton’s runs with a single and double, respectively.
Tonight, it’s back home to start a four-game series against the slumping Beloit Snappers, losers of nine-straight. Right-hander George Mieses will hope to revisit his last start against the Snappers (a 7.0-inning, two-hit, scoreless effort) as he attempts to snap a three-game losing streak (0-3, 10.80 during that span).
Tonight’s Game Notes: 5.27.11 kingsnotes
Today’s Roster Move: NONE!
Beloit Snappers (21-26): Jamaal Hawkins/2B, Wang-Wei Lin/CF, Nate Roberts/DH, Michael Gonzales/1B, Daniel Ortiz/LF, Lance Ray/RF, Kyle Knudson/C, Andrew Leer/3B, Daniel Santana/SS, Manuel Soliman/RHP
LumberKings (13-35): Julio Morban/CF, Mickey Wiswall/1B, Stefen Romero/2B, Kevin Rivers/DH, Matt Browning/3B, Steven Baron/C, Jabari Blash/RF, Anthony Phillips/SS, Robbie Anston/LF, George Mieses/RHP
It’s a 6:30 start time tonight at Alliant Energy Field, listen online at 1390kcln.com.