GENEVA, Ill. (AP) -- Spencer Griffin homered and had two hits, and Luis Alvarado allowed just three hits over 6 2/3 innings as the Burlington Bees beat the Kane County Cougars 3-1 on Wednesday.

Alvarado (3-4) picked up the win after he struck out three while allowing one run.

Kane County started the scoring in the first inning. After hitting a single, Eduardo Diaz advanced to second on a single by Joey Rose, went to third on an out, and then scored on a wild pitch.

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

The Bees tacked on another run in the ninth when Jordyn Adams hit an RBI single, scoring Francisco Del Valle.

Blake Workman (0-3) went four innings, allowing two runs and four hits while striking out three in the Midwest League game.


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