La Crosse, Wisc.- The Loggers sweep the away/home doubleheader today with a 7-2 win in Copeland Park. The Lumbermen belt out 12 hits after being held without a hit through 4 innings.
Waterloo grabbed the first run of the game in the 3rd inning. Taylor Boyd (St. Joesph’s) singled to lead off the inning. Zach Weatherford (Wright State) put the pressure on the Loggers with a double into the left field corner. A sacrifice fly to right field by Tyler Curtis (Lynn) scored Boyd to give the Bucks an early 1-0 lead.
Waterloo starting pitcher, Daniel Agramont (Riverside City) took a no-hitter into at least the 5th inning for the second straight start against La Crosse.
This game, the no-hitter was broken up by right fielder Griffin Conine (Duke) with a line drive single over the jumping second baseman with two outs in the 5th. He stole 2nd base and advanced to 3rd on a wild pitch. Gavin Johns (UCLA) followed with a walk. An inaccurate throw by Agramont allowed Conine to score and moved Johns to 2nd base. Mason McCoy (Iowa) and Justin Wylie (San Diego State) singled back-to-back, scoring two more runs. Just like that La Crosse went from being no-hit to up by two runs.
La Crosse poured it on the 6th inning, again starting with two outs. The Logger offense punched out six consecutive hits, scoring four insurance runs in the inning.
Waterloo got a run back in the 8th on a single by Brody Weiss (Riverside City), scoring Jake Hand (Southern Illinois).
Andrew Perez (South Florida) gets a win in his first start of the season (1-0) after throwing out of the bullpen in the beginning of the season. He throws 5 innings, giving up 1 run on 4 hits with 3 walks and 4 strikeouts.
Daniel Agramont loses his 2nd game of the season (0-2). He went 4.2 innings, giving up 3 runs (2 earned) on 3 hits. He had 4 walks with 2 strikeouts.
Today was a good day for the Loggers. La Crosse won two straight after dropping their previous six games (16-14). Waterloo falls down to 19-10. La Crosse picked up a game on the North Division-leading St. Cloud Rox. They now trail by 4.5 games with 6 games remaining in the 1st half.
St. Cloud is the Loggers next destination, making it a fantastic opportunity to gain ground on the Rox. Game time tomorrow is 7:05 start. Be sure to catch the pregame show at 6:30 on the Logger Radio Network, Eagle 102.7 or the Loggers Radio App.