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updated: 7/29/2012 11:22 PM

Boomers' rally falls short

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LOVES PARK -- The visiting Schaumburg Boomers left the tying run on base in the ninth inning, falling to the Rockford RiverHawks 6-5 on Sunday evening to snap a franchise-best five-game winning streak.

The Boomers, who left a dozen runners stranded in the contest, scored 3 runs in the ninth. Pinch hitter Nate Baumann drilled a 2-run single to score a pair before closer Garrett Granitz finished off the win.

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Rockford scored a first-inning run for the second consecutive game when Javier Herrera delivered an RBI single. The Boomers responded with the tying run in the second on Jereme Milons' sacrifice fly.

Frank Pfister's fourth-inning RBI double gave the Boomers their lone lead at 2-1 before the RiverHawks took the advantage for good with 2 runs in the bottom of the fourth.

Matt Kuna (2-2) suffered the loss, working 6 innings. The RiverHawks added 3 runs against the bullpen in the seventh to jump ahead 6-2.

The rubber match of the series is today at 7:05 p.m. Left-hander Cameron Roth (7-4, 3.26) starts for the Boomers against right-hander Kyle Schepel (3-2, 1.13).

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