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Beloit Notebook: Snappers In A Funk
Overview The Beloit Snappers found themselves in an early hole after a slow start to the season, and things haven't gotten much better lately for manager Rick Magnante's group. The Snappers are losers of six of their last seven heading into the first of a three-game series tonight against Peoria. Beloit is currently 13.5 games off the pace in the Midwest League's Western Division with a 24-33 record. Through two months of the season, Beloit has been keyed by some solid individual performances from outfielder Boog Powell – the MWL's batting average leader – and right-handed starter Kyle Finnegan, who currently ranks as one of the top pitchers in the league. But the other bright spot early in the season, starting pitcher Ronald Herrera, was recently traded to San Diego to complete the Kyle Blanks trade. Beloit's offense picked up the pace a little over the month of May and now resides near the middle of the MWL pack in many offensive categories. Magnante's club ranks 10th in batting...
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