Published On: July 3rd, 2010

Battle Creek 5, Wisconsin 4
Battle Creek 4, Wisconsin 3
In game one the Battle Creek Bombers beat the Wisconsin Woodchucks by a score of 5-4 at C.O. Brown Stadium.  Battle Creek leadoff man Navarro Hall (Kentucky) was 3-for-4 with two RBI.  First basemen Josh Lyon also had two hits on the night with one run scored.  Kevin Bryant earned the win in relief throwing the final 3.0 innings while giving up three hits.  The Woodchucks Chris Amezquita (Pepperdine) had a two run homerun in the loss. 

The Battle Creek Bombers took game two of the doubleheader 4-3.  Josh Lyon stayed hot at the plate for Battle Creek hitting a two run homerun.  Bombers center fielder Sean Deegan (Penn State) had two hits on the night to raise his average to .290.  Starter Joe Battistelli (Eastern Michigan) had another great start throwing 7.0 innings of two run baseball to earn his fourth win of the season.  Woodchuck’s short-stop Grant Dozar had two hits in the loss. 

Madison 9, Green Bay 5
The Mallards offense exploded for 13 hits and six stolen bases to beat the Green Bay Bullfrogs 9-5 on Rhythm and Booms night in front of a season-high 6,719 at the “Duck Pond.” Mallards’ right-fielder Kyle Gaedele (Valparaiso) had a great all-around night as he finished 3-for-4 with three runs, a home-run, an RBI and a stolen base.  Mike Mason (Marshall) picked up his first win this season for his 3.2 innings of work in relief for starter Rusty Shellhorn (Washington St.).  Kris Edwards (St. Thomas) is saddled with the loss after giving up six earned runs on nine hits in four innings. The Bullfrogs have now lost three of their last four.

Eau Claire 6, Waterloo 1
The Eau Clare Express beat the Waterloo Bucks by a score of 6-1 on Saturday night in front of nearly 2,00 fans.  The Express’ Drew Heithoff (Augustana) continued his hot hitting this season with a 2-for-4 night with one run scored.  Center fielder Steve McGuiggan (Illinois Chicago) had a two run homerun to raise his RBI total on the season to 13.  Rudy Jaramillo earned the win starting and throwing 6.2 innings of one run baseball. 

Alexandria 10, Thunder Bay 2
Alexandria pounded out 13 hits and scored ten runs to beat the Thunder Bay Border Cats 10-2.  Jake Tanis (Mercer) had a huge night for the Beetles.  Tanis was 4-for-5 with one run scored and one RBI.  Two of his four hits were doubles.  Beetles starter Lindsey Caughel (Stetson) threw a complete game seven hitter to earn the win.  Alexandria catcher Taylor Davis (Morehead State) was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI.  Thunder Bay starter Michael Woytek (Wright State) took the loss. 

Duluth 5, Brainerd 2
The Duluth Huskies beat the Brainerd Lakes Area Lunkers 5-2 Saturday night in front of 1,032 fans.  The Huskies third basemen Mark Threlkeld (Louisiana Tech) was 3-for-4 with one run scored and three RBI.  Josh Renfro (State College of Florida) earned the win for the Huskies throwing 7.0 innings of six hit two run baseball.  Jason Whalen (Hillsborough CC) earned the save throwing the final 1.0 inning of hitless baseball.  Brainerd’s Levi Ferguson (Indiana State) had two hits despite the loss. 

Rochester 11, St. Cloud 3
The Rochester Honkers defeated the St. Cloud River Bats 11-3 taking a half game lead in the North Division.  The Honkers were led by the top two hitters in the lineup, Devin Thaut (Paradise Valley CC) and Richie Jimenez (UNLV) each had two hits. Jimenez delivered the big blow for Rochester with a three-run home run in the bottom of the second. Five other Honkers recorded hits in the victory including Jimmy Waters (Kansas) who finished with two RBI.  Rochester got a solid start from Danny Winkler (Parkland) who threw 6.0 innings allowing two runs off just three hits. Winkler improves to 3-2 on the season and with a six strikeout night runs his season total to 26. Ian Kadish (Marshall) threw 2.0 innings out of the bullpen surrendering just one run off three hits.

La Crosse 5, Wisconsin Rapids 1
It was the Matt Flemer (California Berkeley) show Saturday night as La Crosse beat Wisconsin Rapids 5-1.  Flemer threw a complete game five hitter while giving up only one earned run.  Loggers Trent Fuller was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and one RBI in the win.  The Wisconsin Rapids reliever Jesse Arreola was the tough luck loser out of the bullpen after giving up one run in 2.1 innings. 

Willmar 6, Mankato 5
The Willmar Stingers used a four run fifth inning to beat the Mankato MoonDogs 6-5 in front of 1,082 fans.  Willmar was led by leadoff hitter Carlos Leyva who was 4-for-5 with one run scored and one RBI.  The Stingers had four players who registered multi-hit games.  Jayson Huett (Northwest Missouri State) earned the win in relief throwing 2.1 innings of scoreless baseball.  The MoonDogs Cody Fick (Evansville) was 3-for-4 in the loss. 

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