LA CROSSE, Wis. (August 1, 2012) – Madison Mallards center fielder John Welborn (UT-San Antonio) earned Northwoods League Player of the Night for Wednesday, August 1.
Welborn was 3-for-6 at the plate with three RBI and three runs scored. He picked up two home runs to give him three on the season. The biggest one came in the top of the 11th inning, as his solo shot to left field gave the Mallards the lead and eventual win.
The Mallards won the game 7-6. Eau Claire will host the Mallards on Thursday for a 6:35 p.m. start.
*Willmar’s Kenny Roberts (Alabama) was 4-for-5 on the night with four RBI and connected for his league-leading 14th home run of the season.