MIDLAND, Mich. — The Clinton LumberKings piled up 12 hits on their way to an 8-3 drubbing of the Great Lakes Loons Monday.

Mauro Gomez drove in three runs for the winners, who snapped a two-game losing streak.

Marcus Lemon went 3-for-5 at the plate and K.C. Herren scored three runs.

Jeremiah Haar (5-1) scattered seven hits over six innings to pick up the win, while Anton Maxwell fanned three over three perfect innings for his first save.

Clinton opened the scoring in the first when Chad Tracy singled in Herren.

The LumberKings made it 2-0 in the third as Chad Ogden’s RBI single plated Tracy.

Great Lakes scored once in the bottom of the frame, only to see the LumberKings plate two more runs in the fourth.

Herren had an RBI double in the frame and later scored on a sacrifice fly by Gomez.

Great Lakes closed within 4-3 in the bottom of the inning, but could come no closer.

Clinton scored once in the seventh as Lemon’s RBI single pushed Chris Kemp across the plate.

The LumberKings tacked on three more runs in the ninth. Mauro Gomez hit a two-run double and later scored on an error.

Clayton Kershaw (7-5) suffered the loss.

The teams meet again at 6 p.m. tonight Clinton time.

LUMBERKINGS 8, LOONS 3

CLINTON GREAT LAKES

ab r h bi ab r h bi

Lemon ss 5 1 3 1 Gonzalez ss 4 1 1 0

Vallejo 2b 5 1 2 0 Berezay lf 4 0 2 1

Herren rf 4 3 1 1 Perez dh 3 0 0 0

Gomez dh 5 1 2 3 Bell 3b 4 0 0 0

Tracy lf 5 1 1 1 Taloa 1b 4 0 0 0

Kemp 1b 3 1 0 0 Peterson rf 4 1 1 0

Paisano cf 4 0 1 0 Van Slyke cf 3 1 1 0

Ogden 3b 3 0 1 1 Apodaca c 4 0 2 2

Harrigan c 4 0 1 0 Mattingly 2b 4 0 0 0

Totals 38 8 12 7 Totals 34 3 7 3



Clinton 101 200 103 —8

Great Lakes 001 200 000 —3

E—Jones, Gonzalez. LOB—Clinton 17, Great Lakes 6. 2B—Harrigan, Herren, Gomez, Berezay, Gonzalez. 3B—Apodaca. SB—Vallejo (33). CS—Lemon. S—Ogden. SF—Gomez.

IP H R ER BB SO

Clinton

Haar (W,5-1) 6 7 3 3 2 1

Maxwell (Sv,1) 3 0 0 0 0 3

Great Lakes

Kershaw (L,7-5) 1 2 1 1 1 2

Jones 5 2/3 9 4 4 4 3

Sanfler 2 1/3 1 3 2 2 2

HBP—Paisano, Harrigan (by Jones); Kemp, Paisano, Herren (by Sanfler). PB—Apodaca. Umpires—Alper, Hatch. Time—2:46. Attendance—4,541.

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