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Battle Creek’s Win Streak Snapped by Madison

Madison, Wisc. – The Battle Creek Bombers suffered a 13-3 loss to the Madison Mallards Saturday night, it was Battle Creek’s first loss in six games. In a close affair that saw the Bombers down 4-2 after the top of the seventh, Madison exploded for seven runs in the bottom of the seventh to put away Battle Creek. The Bombers have fallen to second place in the second half South Division standings.

Battle Creek (35-23, 15-8) faced an early deficit in the bottom of the second. Madison (31-27, 12-11) scored three runs off three hits on Battle Creek starter Andrew Click (Davenport University). Click walked and hit a batter to begin the inning, followed by back-to-back-to-back singles by the Mallards to take a 3-0 lead.

The Bombers offense was stagnant from innings three though six until the seventh inning. JD Mundy (Virginia Tech) and Nikola Vasic (Southern Illinois) singled with one out. Evan Faccenda (Clarke University) brought both around on an two out single to cut the Battle Creek deficit 4-2.

Madison responded immediately in the bottom half of the seventh. The Mallards started the inning with bases loaded and nobody out. Battle Creek reliever Alex Smith (University of Memphis) would walk three-straight batters to extend Madison’s lead to 7-2. A fielder’s choice, error on the defense and single would score four more runs for the Mallards, making it 11-2.

In the top of the eighth, Battle Creek left the bases loaded. Madison scored two runs off Battle Creek’s Gavin Homer (McHenry County College) to take a 13-3 lead.

Battle Creek and Madison will square off for game two tomorrow at 4:05 ET at Warner Park in Madison, Wisconsin. It will be the series finale before Battle Creek returns to C.O. Brown Stadium to host Rockford. Neil Doyle will have the call on the Bombers Radio Network ten minutes prior to first pitch.

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.

What's included:

Friends and Family Deal – $29.99

  •  Reserved Bleacher Seats
  • 1 Large DEEP!DEEP!TM Dish Pizza
  • 1 Crazy Bread®
  • 2-Liter Pop
  • 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

Questions?

  • Call: 269.962.0735
  • Email: tickets@battlecreekbombers.com
  • Stop in: 189 Bridge St., Battle Creek, MI 49017

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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 (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.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 tea