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Bechtold’s homer leads Cedar Rapids to 4-3 win over Wisconsin

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- Andrew Bechtold hit a solo home run in the sixth inning to give the Cedar Rapids Kernels a 4-3 win over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Wednesday.

The Kernels tied the game 3-3 when Yeltsin Encarnacion hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Estamy Urena in the fifth.

Bechtold homered and singled, scoring two runs in the win.

Jose Martinez (4-1) got the win with three innings of scoreless, two-hit relief while Wilfred Salaman (4-4) took the loss in the Midwest League game.

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