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Boesch hits his fifth homer of the homestand in Bees loss

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Boesch hits his fifth homer of the homestand in Bees loss

By Kraig Williams, Salt Lake Bees | Posted - Jun. 21, 2014 at 10:57 p.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY- Brennan Boesch hit his sixth home run in his last six games as the Bees fell to the Nashville Sounds 7-4 in the opening game of the series Friday night at Smith's Ballpark. Boesch hit his 12th home run of the season, a solo shot in the bottom of the fourth to close Nashville's lead to 3-1. The Sounds were able to extend the lead to 7-1 with four combined runs being scored in the fifth and sixth inning. Luis Jimenez hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth picking up his 11th home run of the season. Boesch finished the night 3-for-4 crossing the plate twice and knocking in one.


Brennan Boesch has hit five home runs in the Bees' current home stand.

"(Boesch) put some really good at-bats together tonight," Bees manager Keith Johnson said. "With the trade deadline coming up, its a great opportunity for him to move up."

Salt Lake starter Justin Thomas (4-7) was tagged with the loss for the Bees after pitching six innings striking out eight batters while allowing 10 hits and seven runs. Nashville's starter Jimmy Nelson (8-2) picks up the victory after putting in seven innings of work giving up five hits and three runs while striking out five.

Kraig Williams
    Salt Lake Bees

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