Wisconsin 7, Cougars 3
Recap: Four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning was the difference for Wisconsin as Kane County fell to its sixth consecutive loss. Cael Brockmeyer gave the Cougars a chance to take the lead in the top of the eighth when he doubled home Jeimer Candelario, but Barrett Astin (7-5) stranded Brockmeyer in scoring position. The Cougars’ first two runs were unearned and came on a Ben Carhart sacrifice fly in the first inning and Kevin Brown’s RBI groundout in the fourth.
Cougars record: 67-42 overall, 22-17 second half
Up next: Quad Cities (Blaine Sims, 2-2) at Cougars (Tyler Ihrig, 0-0) on Friday at 6:30 p.m.; WBIG-AM (1280), (kccougars.com)Tags: cougarbox