Dogs’ offense comes alive against Lincoln

The Chicago Dogs beat Lincoln 8-4 on Monday

Chicago scored two runs in the second inning and added on in the third, fourth and fifth innings.

Jacob Teter hit two home runs and drove in five runs. Teter’s two home runs moved him to second in the American Association in home runs with nine.

Steven Lacey started on the mound in the series opener. Despite allowing three runs in the third inning, Lacey responded quickly by throwing three scoreless innings. Lacey’s strong recovery kept him in the game through six innings, only allowing three runs on five hits and striking out seven.

Augie Voight was first out of the bullpen for Chicago. Voight threw a scoreless seventh inning, but found himself in a jam in the eighth after loading the bases with just one out. Voight wasn’t given the opportunity to escape the jam, getting relieved by Cal Djuraskovic.

Djuraskovic forced a pop out into foul territory, but Saltdogs right fielder Gary Mattis tagged up and scored. Djuraskovic managed to strike out Jack Dragum to escape the bottom of the eighth.

Djuraskovic stayed on the mound for the ninth inning, protecting the four run lead and sealing a 8-4 victory for the Dogs.

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