(Photo Courtesy: Lyle Ripplinger)
Written By: Cody Shook, Larks Broadcaster
DULUTH, MN– The Bismarck Larks came away with a 6-2 victory over the Duluth Huskies in the final trip to Wade Stadium. The Larks are now 30-22 on the season and 5-11 in the second half.
Walker Armstrong gave the Larks six dominate innings on the mound, not allowing a single run to score while striking out four batters and allowing three hits. He earned the win on the mound and it was his first of the season with the Larks.
Kyle Stevens got things done at the plate for the Larks driving in three runs on two hits and he also came around to score one run. Jacob Nesbit, Tristen Carranza, Matt Warkentin, Ripken Ryes, and Carson Bartels all scored a run as well.
The bullpen did their job securing the victory for the Larks as Matt Ponsiglione, Clayton Hill, and Chris Roycroft all came in and didn’t allow any big innings to occur.
The Larks won 6-2 and are now 30-22 on the season and 5-11 in the second half. The Larks will be back in action tonight when they travel to Rochester for a two game series. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Catch all the action on http://mixlr.com/larksbaseball/.
The Bismarck Larks are a proud affiliate of the Northwoods League, the proven leader in development of elite college baseball players. The Larks mission is to use FUN to make a difference in the lives of our families, businesses, players, and communities we serve. This is accomplished with a commitment to putting fans first and providing high quality family entertainment at affordable prices. In 2017, the Larks sold out 27 of their 36 home games in Bismarck Municipal Ballpark, home of Dakota Community Bank and Trust Field, and were named the Northwoods League’s Organization of the Year.
The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Entering its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods 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 190 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit www.northwoodsleague.com or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play.