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updated: 7/13/2014 7:07 PM

Candelario's blast boosts Cougars to sweep

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Jeimer Candelario capped off a doubleheader sweep with a walk-off home run -- his second of the game -- as the Kane County Cougars beat the visiting Beloit Snappers 3-1 and 6-5 in Midwest League action at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark in Geneva on Sunday.

The Cougars (17-6, 62-31) got an RBI single from Kyle Schwarber and an RBI triple by Carlos Penalver. Candelario blasted a 3-run homer in the fifth. Michael Heesch (2-0) picked up the win after blowing the save.

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The opener featured a dominant performance from Cougars starter Jen-Ho Tseng (4-0), who allowed 1 run on 3 hits in a season-high 7 innings. Kevin Brown and Cael Brockmeyer had RBI hits.

The Cougars conclude this five-game series today at noon when they send Daury Torrez (9-4, 3.02 ERA) against the Snappers' Lou Trivino (4-8, 5.91).

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