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updated: 7/27/2012 10:04 PM

Cougars drop fourth straight

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The Kane County Cougars managed just a pair of hits en rote to dropping their fourth straight game, this time a 4-1 decision to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in front of a season-high 10,133 fans at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark.

Kane County (50-53, 16-17) didn't pick up its first hit until the bottom of the sixth when Tim Ferguson reached on an infield single.

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Wisconsin starter David Goforth (8-5) was finally solved in the seventh when Danny Mateo walked and took second on a wild pitch. Michael Antonio drove Mateo home with a double to get finally put the Cougars on the board.

Wisconsin (60-42, 16-17) grabbed the an early advantage in the second inning against Bryan Brickhouse (6-3) when Ben McMahan tripled to right-center and scored on a single off the bat of Cameron Garfield. That was the only run surrendered by Brickhouse, who worked 6 innings, holding Wisconsin to just 3 hits while striking out six.

Wisconsin pulled away in the ninth with a pair of unearned runs against Kellen Moen. Chadwin Stang reached on a two-out throwing error from Antonio to bring in McMahan and Garfield.

Kevin Shackleford relieved Goforth in the eighth and recorded the final six outs without allowing a hit.

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