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Schulfer, Snyder lift Cedar Rapids over Wisconsin 4-1

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- Gabe Snyder hit two home runs, and Austin Schulfer allowed just one hit over six innings as the Cedar Rapids Kernels beat the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 4-1 on Tuesday.

Schulfer (5-3) picked up the win after he struck out eight and walked three while allowing one run.

Wisconsin broke a scoreless tie in the top of the fifth when Gabriel Garcia scored on a forceout.

After tying the game in the fifth, the Kernels took the lead for good in the sixth inning when Jared Akins hit a solo home run.

The Kernels added to their lead in the seventh when Snyder hit a two-run home run.

Logan Gillaspie (1-3) went 6 1/3 innings, allowing four runs and five hits in the Midwest League game. He also struck out two and walked two.

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