Down on the Farm: Cougars, Cubs, Smokies pick up wins

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The Kane County Cougars experienced a rain delay today, which eventually led to the game being called after six innings. Taking the mound today for the Cougars was right-hander Duane Underwood.

Lake County would take a 1-0 lead thanks to Grant Fink, who singled on a fly ball to center field. Kane County would score on a passed ball during the bottom of the first on a pitch thrown by Mitch Brown. Brown would allow the Cougars to extend their lead on another passed ball but this time Kane County would add two to make it 3-1.

Fast forward to the bottom of the fourth inning with Trey Martin at the plate. Martin singled on a fly ball to right field, allowing Danny Lockhart to come around to score for the Cougars. It would be good enough to extend their lead to 4-1. Danny Canela would single to center field, making it 5-1.

Lockhart would pick up an RBI on a single to center fielder during the same inning to help extend the lead to 6-1. The game was called after the top of the seventh inning due to the weather.

Picking up the win today was Justin Amlung (2-0, 0.00 ERA), losing pitcher is Mitch Brown (0-1, 1.23 ERA).

Final Score: Cougars 6, Captains 1.