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Sky Carp Take Third Straight Victory

Sky Carp Drop Fourth Straight

August 3, 2022 – Midwest League (MWL)Beloit Sky Carp News Release

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- The Beloit Sky Carp once again rode a hot offense to a victory, defeating Cedar Rapids 9-5 Wednesday afternoon.

The victory was the third straight for Beloit, who improved to 17-15 and moved into sole possession of second place.


First baseman Marcus Chiu stayed red-hot, crushing two home runs and, for the second straight game, knocked in four runs. Chiu opened the scoring with a three-run blast in the second inning. Federico Polanco walked to force in a run in the third to extend the Beloit advantage to 4-2.

After the Kernels responded with a run in the bottom half, a single by Victor Mesa Jr., combined with a Cedar Rapids error, made It 5-3, and a Zach Zubia sacrifice fly made it 6-2 in the fourth inning.

Jan Mercado hit his first homer of the season in the sixth to make it 7-2, and Chiu’s second blast of the game made it 8-2 in the seventh inning.

The Kernels scored three in the seventh, and Ynmanol Marinez had an RBI single to make it 9-5 in the ninth.

Matt Givin got the victory after tossing a pair of scoreless innings, while Tyler Mitzel finished off the Kernels with a pair of perfect innings.

The six-game series will continue Thursday night as the Sky Carp seek their fourth straight win.

The Beloit Sky Carp are the High-A Affiliate of the Miami Marlins and play their games at ABC Supply Stadium — the heart of the Riverbend District.

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