Traverse City Record-Eagle

Beach Bums

July 2, 2012

Bums drop a game

Vargas homers in fifth straight game for Traverse City

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — For the first time in more than a week, Traverse City lost a game.

Schaumburg rallied for a 10-9 win over the Beach Bums on Sunday, ending the team's winning streak at seven games.

The Boomers trailed 9-7 going into the bottom of the ninth inning and facing Traverse City closer Scott Mueller. He got the first two batters out, but then hit some trouble.

A Frank Pfister home run with Sean Mahley on base tied the game before Steve McQuail scored the winning run on Chad Mozingo's RBI double.

Traverse City trailed 7-0 early on in the game but rallied for the lead. Jose Vargas got things started with a home run in the fourth inning — the fifth straight game he's homered.

Ryan Still and Kyle Eveland each had three hits for the Beach Bums.

The teams conclude their three-game series today. Jacob Clem (3-3, 2.59) takes the mound for Traverse City.

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