Battle Creek, Mich. – The Battle Creek Bombers came off their day off on Monday splitting a double-header against their crosstown rival Kalamazoo.
The Growlers (5-16) would take game one at C.O. Brown Stadium 13-1, with the Bombers (14-8) bouncing back in game two 4-1 at Homer Stryker Field.
Battle Creek was led in game two by starter Trent Johnson (Tulane University) who picked up his first win of the season. Johnson lasted 6.2 innings giving up the Growlers lone run on four hits while striking out seven.
Johnson sits inside the top-five of the Northwoods league in strikeouts with 33.
BC would plate two of their runs on a two-run home run from Jordan Getzelman (Menlo College). Getzelman would finish the night going 1-4 and finished the double-header going 1-8.
Alex Howard (Arkansas State University) recorded his sixth multi-hit game as he went 2-4.
Continuing his hit parade was Virginia Tech Hokie Tom Stoffel, who finished the night 2-4. Stoffel racked up his sixth multi-hit performance.
Mark Quinby (UC San Diego) would close out the game for BC, going 2.1 innings allowing no hits and no runs.
The Bombers will hit the road for a two game series at Kapco Park against the Lakeshore Chinooks.
Game one is scheduled for tomorrow at 7:35 ET in Mequon, Wis. Left-hander Alex Smith (University of Memphis) will be the probable starter for the Bombers.
Tune in to the pregame show on the Bombers Radio Network with Jake Hromada and Neil Doyle at 7:25 p.m. ET.
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A family night out for less than the cost of a tank of gas? Yep. Game tickets, meals and caps, all for less than 30 bucks total. Fill ‘er up. It hasn’t been much fun to go to the pumps lately. Well we’ve got something that gives you great mileage when you consider family fun. You can take your family to a game, buy them dinner, get a free gift for each, and the whole evening costs less than a tank of gas.
Here’s the deal:
1. Four Reserved Grandstand seats to a Battle Creek Bombers game.
2. Four quality Bombers caps.
Wear ‘em, tip ‘em or talk through ‘em. These four embroidered caps help everyone remember this special night for years to come. If you bought these caps in a store, they would cost $15 each.
3. One large DEEP!DEEP!™ Dish, One Crazy Bread®, One 2-Liter Soda.
Food is all part of the game plan. Chow down before the game if you like. Or stop in on the way home after the game. Or use the free meal whenever you wish. Each family gets one large DEEP!DEEP!™ Dish pizza, one Crazy Bread®, and one 2-liter pop.
You can call us or come to our ticket office to buy. Or you can always order on our website BattleCreekBombers.com. Deals for individuals and parties of two are also available.
Friends and Family Deal – $29.99
Reserved Bleacher Seats
1 Large DEEP!DEEP!TM Dish Pizza
1 Crazy Bread®
4 Bombers Hats
Double – $15.00
2 Reserved Bleacher Seats
A large Classic Pepperoni
2 Bombers Hats
Single – $7.50
1 Reserved Bleacher Seat
Half of a Large DEEP!DEEP!TM Dish Pizza
1 Bombers Hat
Stop in: 189 Bridge St., Battle Creek, MI 49017