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Salt Lake Bees snap 7-game losing streak

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Published: Wednesday, June 20 2012 11:53 p.m. MDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Bees scored three runs in each of the first three innings, as Salt Lake snapped their seven game losing streak with a 13-5 rout of the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Wednesday night.

The Bees took the lead in the first on an RBI single by Luis Jimenez and a two run double by Efren Navarro. After the Sky Sox' Andrew Brown hit a two run homer in the bottom of the first, Salt Lake came back with three more in the second and three in the third, which was highlighted by a two run triple by Kole Calhoun.

Eddie McKiernan (3-2) picked up the win, as allowed five runs on nine hits with five strikeouts and four walks. Calhoun led the Bees' 17-hit attack with four hits and three runs batted in.

Hank Conger picked up a single in the seventh inning to extend his hitting streak to 19 games. Ryan Langerhans went 2-for-4 in the second game of his major league rehab assignment with Salt Lake.

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