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Bullfrogs Swept in Doubleheader

Bullfrogs Swept in Doubleheader

The Green Bay Bullfrogs lose both games of the doubleheader against the Kalamazoo Growlers. The Frogs would be shut out in both games. The Growlers won the first game 7-0 and won the second 5-0. The Frogs drop to 11-23 on the second half of the season and in the growlers improve to 17-18. Both starting pitcher for the Growlers would get the complete game win. The Bullfrogs are back in action tomorrow to travel on their last road trip, they will face off against the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders.

In the first game, the Growlers would win 7-0. The Growlers took a 6-0 lead after two innings and the Bullfrogs would never respond. Michael Bohlke took some time getting adjusted out on the mound and after those first two frames would not allow another run. The Growlers would cap off their win in the last inning of the game with a solo shot. The Frogs were held to just three hits, Troy Johnston, Dan Leckie, and Riley Smith would be those that managed the hits.

In the second game, the Growlers would win 5-0. The starting pitcher for the Growlers would hold a no-hitter through five innings. The Frogs would finally break the no-hitter when Mikey Filia would rope a single into right field. The Growlers took a 4-0 lead in the fourth inning against Mason Schwellenbach who pitched well for the Bullfrogs besides for that inning. The Growlers would score an unearned run against the Frogs in the last inning off of Ethan Evanko and hold on to win.

The Aurora BayCare Sports Medicine Player of the Day is Mikey Filia. Filia went 1-2 in the second game, managed a walk, and stole a base in the loss. Not only did Filia manage a single but that single would break up the no-hitter that Dakota Roberts was dealing.

The Frogs are back in action tomorrow in Fond du Lac for a 7:05 showdown. It will be the last road trip for the Bullfrogs before the final game at home on Sunday, which is a doubleheader.

The next home game will be on August 13th versus the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders. 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, more than 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.