Madison 4, La Crosse 1
Madison 12, La Crosse 1
The La Crosse Loggers were behind 3-0 after the third inning against the Madison Mallards, but the Mallards were too much to handle on Saturday. The Mallards Adam Davis (Illinois) had three RBI in the win while Mallards second basemen Reed Gragnani (Virginia) was 3-for-4 with two runs scored. Madison’s starter Matt Morgan (Purdue) earned the win throwing 6.0 innings of one run baseball.
In the second game of the doubleheader the Mallards bats were on fire. Madison pounded out 14 hits and scored 12 runs in the win. The Mallards Harold Riggins (NC State) was 2-for-3 with three runs scored and three RBI. Jon Pierre Garcia (Southeastern CC) was a perfect 3-for-3 with five RBI. All-Star Matt LaMothe (Oakland) earned the win throwing 5.0 innings of one run baseball.
Eau Claire 13, Wisconsin Rapids 2
Eau Claire 13, Wisconsin Rapids 1
The Eau Claire Express beat the Wisconsin Rapids 13-2 in game one of the doubleheader in Marshfield on Saturday night. The Express knocked out 16 hits and were led by Nate Baumann (Augustana) who was 3-for-5 with one run scored and two RBI. All-Star Nolan Fadness (Wisconsin Oshkosh) was 3-for-6 with two runs scored in the win.
Eau Claire took it to the Wisconsin Rapids in game two as well. The Express’ Nate Baumann (Augustana) was at it again in game two with a two-hit game with three RBI. Matthew McDaniel (San Diego State) earned the win throwing 7.0 innings of five hit baseball and striking out six Rafters.
Wisconsin 7, Waterloo 0
The Wisconsin Woodchucks took a 7-0 lead after four innings and eventually took the game by the same score. The Woodchucks had 12 hits while the Bucks only had six hits and also had four errors. Wisconsin was led by Patrick Terry who was 3-for-5 with two RBI. The Woodchucks Brock Stassi (Nevada) earned the win throwing 7.0 innings of four-hit baseball.
Rochester 7, Alexandria 0
The Rochester Honkers beat the Alexandria Beetles 7-0 on Saturday night in front of 1,215 fans. The Honkers short-stop Davy Wright (Texas Christian) was a perfect 3-for-3 with two runs scored and a RBI. Rochester starting pitcher David Hurlbut (California State Fullerton) earned the win throwing 6.2 innings of scoreless baseball. Will Miller (Furman) had two hits in the loss for the Beetles.
St. Cloud 6, Mankato 2
St. Cloud jumped out to a 6-1 lead after two innings and took the game 6-2 at Joe Faber Field. St. Cloud used hits from seven of nine starters and five walks on the night. The River Bats third basemen Matt Reynolds (Arkansas) was 2-for-3 with a run scored. The MoonDogs catcher Jeremy Rodriguez has two hits in the loss.
Willmar 11, Brainerd 4
Willmar’s Jordan Smith (St. Cloud State) has another impressive game with four hits for the Stingers. Smith is having an outstanding season for the Stingers who are in their inaugural season. Smith scored two runs and had two RBI as well. Willmar also received a four hit performance from Sean Dwyer (Florida Gulf Coast) who was 4-for-5 with three runs scored and four RBI. The Lunkers Chadd Krist (California Berkeley) was 3-for-4 with three RBI in the loss.
Green Bay 5, Battle Creek 4
It took extra innings to find the winner between the Green Bay Bullfrogs and the Battle Creek Bombers. The Bombers scored one in the bottom of the twelfth, but it wasn’t enough as the Bullfrogs scored two in the top of the twelfth. Bullfrogs Danny Putnam was 3-for-5 while Collin Kuhn (Arkansas) had two RBI. Matthew Kimball (Brown) earned the win in relief throwing the final 3.0 innings of one run baseball.
Thunder Bay 16, Duluth 4
Thunder Bay jumped out to a 12-2 lead and proceeded to win the game 16-4 at Wade Stadium in Duluth. The Border Cats got multiple hit games out of four batters and were led by designated hitter Ben Scheffer (Florida Tech) who had four RBI and three walks in the win. Thunder Bay starting pitcher Corey Pappel (Cornell) earned the win throwing 5.0 innings of four-hit baseball. Duluth right fielder Robbie Collier (North Florida) had two hits in the loss.