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Fitzsimons hits walk-off homer in eighth, Burlington beats Clinton 4-3

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) -- Connor Fitzsimons hit a walk-off two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning, as the Burlington Bees defeated the Clinton LumberKings 4-3 in the second game of a doubleheader on Wednesday.

The LumberKings took a 3-2 lead in the top of the eighth when Christopher Torres scored on a wild pitch.

Fitzsimons homered twice, scoring three runs while also driving in three in the win.

Connor Higgins (2-2) got the win in relief while Tyler Mitzel (1-3) took the loss in the Midwest League game.

Thomas Jones doubled and singled, also stealing a base for the LumberKings.

The teams split the doubleheader after Clinton won the first game 4-2.

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