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Bullfrogs Drop Another Close One

 

Bullfrogs Drop Another Close One

Wis-The Bullfrogs fall tonight to the Madison Mallards 7-5. The Bullfrogs fall to 1-7 on the second half of the year and the Madison Mallards improve to 4-4. The Bullfrogs losing pitcher tonight is Jared Tobey, Tobey pitched four and a third inning, allowed five hits, six runs, and seven walks. The winning pitcher for the Mallards is Heath Renz who pitched four innings, allowing four runs.

The Bullfrogs would go down 2-0 in the first inning but respond in the bottom of the second when Ben Hart (Oakland) hit a three-run bomb over the left field wall, giving the Bullfrogs a 3-2 lead. The Frogs would score another in the third with a RBI single from Riley Smith (Minnesota) taking a 4-2 lead. The Mallards, however, would manage a four-run inning in the fifth when the Bullfrogs would walk a few too many batters giving the Mallards a 6-4 lead. The Bullfrogs would put one across in the sixth to bring the score within one, however, they left two runners stranded in scoring position. The Mallards would add an insurance run in the eighth and the Frogs would be held scoreless for the rest of the game.

Ben Hart is the Aurora BayCare Sports Medicine Player of the Game as Hart managed his second home run of the season and second against the Madison Mallards. Hart’s stat line on the night for the Bullfrogs 2-3, 1 HR, 1 R, 4 RBI, 1 BB.

The Bullfrogs are back in action tomorrow against the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters in Wisconsin Rapids, at Witter Field. The Bullfrogs are 0-6 against the Rafters, however, the last two times the Frogs have faced the Big Top Baseball rival the games have been close, with the Frogs having the lead late or having the tying run on.

The next home game will be on July 12th versus the Madison Mallards. Group and single game tickets are on sale now. For more information, call the Bullfrogs Ticket Office at 920.497.7225, or email info@greenbaybullfrogs.com or stop by the ticket office at 315 S. Baird Street, Green Bay, WI. 

The Green Bay Bullfrogs are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League.The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, 180 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.greenbaybullfrogs.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Bullfrogs as your favorite team.