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Kernels dropped by Wisconsin

T-Rats secur 5-3 win

Cedar Rapids Kernels' shortstop Engelb Vielma (left) and pitcher Fernando Romero pose for a photo at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, June 28, 2014. Vielma, from Venezuela, and Romero, from Dominican Republic, take English lessons to further their language skills. (Justin Wan/The Gazette-KCRG TV9)
Cedar Rapids Kernels' shortstop Engelb Vielma (left) and pitcher Fernando Romero pose for a photo at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, June 28, 2014. Vielma, from Venezuela, and Romero, from Dominican Republic, take English lessons to further their language skills. (Justin Wan/The Gazette-KCRG TV9)

APPLETON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Ti,ber Rattlers touched staring pitcher Ryan Eades for five runs in five innings for a 5-3 win ovver the Cedar Rapids Kernels Wednesday night. The T-Ratts won two of three games in the series.

Wisconsin (44-39 overall) scored four times in the second inning for a lead it wouldn’t relinquisk. Taylor Brennan and Rafael Neda had two hits apiece, with Neda striping two doubles.

Eades dropped to 5-8, allowing five earned runs in five innings. Zack Granite had to hits for Cedar Rapids (35-48).

The Kernels open a series against Beloit on the Fourth of July at 5 p.m

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