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Bombers Win Fourth Straight

Rockford, Ill. – The Battle Creek Bombers moved their winning streak to four games as they defeated the Rockford Rivets 6-5.

The Bombers would again come from behind for the second straight night, as they scored four runs in the top of the sixth inning.  Tom Stoffel (Virginia Tech) had a monstrous day at the plate going 4-5 with his first homerun of the season, 2-RBIs and two runs scored. 

Jacob Blunt (Clarke) got in on the action, recording his first two hits of the season and driving in a run.

Tommy Parsons (Adrian) got the start for the Bombers, picking up his first win of the season.  Parsons lasted 6.1 innings, allowing 11 hits and four runs while striking out six. 

Rivets starter Cole Bellair (Illinois) suffered his first loss of the season, allowing five runs on eight hits.  Every player in the Rockford order except one recorded a hit.  Cal Aldridge (Wisconsin-Whitewater) led the way going 3-5. 

TJ Shook (Oakland) recorded his first save of the season in six out fashion. 

The Bombers will conclude their series with Rockford tomorrow afternoon with first pitch scheduled for 4:05 p.m. CT at Rivets Stadium.  Tune in to the pregame show on the Bombers Radio network with Jake Hromada and Neil Doyle at 3:55 p.m. CT. 

Fans can guarantee tickets to the team’s top weekend dates of the season by locking in the Bombers 5-game pack. Five-game packs are $59 and include the best seats at the team’s five best games with all-you-can-eat food and beverages and guaranteed giveaways. Fans can buy online by going to http://northwoodsleague.com/battle-creek-bombers/tickets/5-game-packs/. Fans can also call the team’s front office at (269) 962-0735 or by email tickets@battlecreekbombers.com

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The Battle Creek Bombers 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 160 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 (CWS), 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.battlecreekbombers.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Bombers as your favorite team.