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Chinooks shut out Rivets, 1-0

LOVES PARK, Ill. – Three Lakeshore pitchers combined on a three-hitter as the Chinooks shut out the Rockford Rivets, 1-0, on Tuesday at Rivets Stadium.

 

Lakeshore starter Marshall Kasowski scattered three hits over five innings for the win. Kasowski (3-1) struck out nine and walked two. The Rivets were hitless against the Lakeshore bullpen. Nick Horvath held the Rivets to two walks over three innings and Jack Landwehr pitched a perfect ninth for his second save.

 

Rockford starter Anthony Dahl didn’t allow an earned run, but took the loss. The game’s lone run scored in the second inning, on a two-out error by shortstop Jordan Hovey on Kevin Riley’s grounder. Dahl (2-1) gave up eight hits and walked two, but struck out four and lasted a season-high seven innings.

 

The finale of the two-game series is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. Wednesday at Kapco Park. Broadcasts and live streams can be found at NorthwoodsLeague.com.

 

Rockford is a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League, in its 23rd season of summer collegiate baseball. The Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 150 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (Washington Nationals) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (Chicago White Sox), Jordan Zimmermann (Detroit Tigers), Curtis Granderson (New York Mets), Lucas Duda (Mets) and Ben Zobrist (Chicago Cubs). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website, NorthwoodsLeague.com. For more information, visit RockfordRivets.com.