The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

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June 13, 2014

L'Kings' luck runs out in 11th

(Continued)

“A loss is a loss,” Steinmann said. “It all goes down in the same column, whether you got beat 10 to nothing or one to nothing. It’s still a loss.

“I liked the way we competed. They kept battling; they kept competing. They’re doing the best we can; we’ve just got to continue getting them better.”

Clinton travels to Peoria to finish the first half with games tonight, Saturday and Sunday. The Chiefs pretty much need a sweep to keep their playoff hopes alive.

“If they are in it, we’re going to look to win some games there and finish the first half strong,” Steinmann said.

BEES 3, LUMBERKINGS 2 (11 INNINGS)

Burlington ab r h bi Clinton ab r h bi

Eaves 2b 5 0 0 0 Shank 2b-1b 4 0 1 0

Hinshaw cf 5 1 2 1 Littlewood c 4 0 0 0

Fish lf 3 1 0 0 Reinheimer ss 5 0 0 0

Aguilera 1b 5 0 1 1 Wilson dh 4 1 2 0

Cayones dh 4 0 1 0 Seager 1b 4 0 1 0

Dalton 3b 4 0 0 0 Kauppila pr-2b 1 0 0 0

Mendoza rf 5 0 0 0 Mack rf 5 0 2 1

McGee c 3 0 1 0 Simpson lf 5 0 1 0

Salcedo ss 3 1 1 0 Peguero 3b 5 1 2 0

Barbosa cf 4 0 2 1

Totals 37 3 6 2 Totals 41 2 11 2

Burlington 000 002 000 01 — 3

Clinton 000 010 001 00 — 2

LOB — Burlington 7, Clinton 9. 2B — Cayones (9), Peguero (5). SB — Salcedo (12), Hinshaw 2 (24), Fish (4), Barbosa (4). CS — Hinshaw (8), Peguero (2). S — Shank.

IP H R ER BB SO

Burlington

Etsell 6 6 1 1 0 9

Busenitz 2 0 0 0 0 2

Carlson 1 4 1 1 0 1

Foss W 3-5 1 1 0 0 2 1

Krehbiel S, 5 1 0 0 0 0 2

Clinton

Diaz 6 3 2 2 3 4

Valenza 2 2/3 1 0 0 0 3

Kim L 0-2 1 2/3 2 1 1 0 1

Fry 2/3 0 0 0 2 2

WP — Etsell, Diaz, Valenza, Kim, Fry 2. Balk — Etsell. HBP — Fish (by Valenza). PB — Littlewood (7). U — Adrian Gonzalez (p), Nate Caldwell (b). T — 3:31. Att. — 918.

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