Published On: August 3rd, 2016

In a full nine-game schedule of Northwoods League baseball on Tuesday night, the slate was highlighted by an incredible come-from-behind win. The Green Bay Bullfrogs trailed the Rockford Rivets 9-2 but came back for the 17-13 victory to complete the miraculous comeback.

Duluth 5, Rochester 2

The Duluth Huskies scored three runs in the eighth inning on a home run to beat the Rochester Honkers 5-2 at home on Tuesday night. Rochester scored one run in the fourth and fifth innings to take a two-run advantage. Duluth tied the game with one in the fifth and another in the sixth. In the bottom of the eighth inning, Huskies' catcher Austin Bernard (Pepperdine) hit a three-run homer for his first of the season to give Duluth a three-run advantage. Bernard finished with four RBI on the night. Duluth starting pitcher Riley Gates (BYU) threw five innings and allowed two runs on three hits and three walks with six strikeouts in a no decision.

Lakeshore 4, Wisconsin 0

The Lakeshore Chinooks shut out the Wisconsin Woodchucks 4-0 at home on Tuesday night. Lakeshore's starting pitcher Tyler Jandron (UW-Parkside) threw seven scoreless innings and allowed one hit and four walks with nine strikeouts to earn the victory. The Chinooks scored the first run of the game in the bottom of the first inning and scored another run in the fourth. Lakeshore tacked on two more runs in the fifth to make it a four-run deficit. Third baseman Kevin Riley (Chaffey CC) hit 2-for-4 with one RBI.

Wisconsin 15, Kalamazoo 7

The Wisconsin Woodchucks had a big night at the plate in a 15-7 victory over the Kalamazoo Growlers at home on Tuesday night. Wisconsin scored five runs in the third and fifth innings and finished with 21 hits in the game. First baseman Javier Martinez (College of DuPage) reached base six times, as he hit 5-for-5 with one walk, four runs and three RBI, including his fourth home run of the season. Rightfielder Marquise Doherty (University of Missouri) finished 4-for-6 with one run scored and a RBI.

Eau Claire 4, Willmar 0

The Eau Claire Express blanked the Willmar Stingers 4-0 at home on Tuesday night. Eau Claire's starting pitcher Caleb Boushley (UW-La Crosse) threw eight scoreless innings and allowed four hits and zero walks with four strikeouts to pick up the win. The Express recorded nine hits in the game, and three batters finished with multi-hit games. Third baseman Mickey McDonald (UI-Chicago) hit 2-for-4 with one RBI, while first baseman Rudy Rott (Ohio University) finished 2-for-4 with a run scored for Eau Claire.

St. Cloud 9, Waterloo 5

The St. Cloud Rox scored the first nine runs of the game in a 9-5 victory over the Waterloo Bucks at home. St. Cloud scored a run in the second and third innings to make it a 2-0 game before the Rox exploded four five runs in the sixth. St. Cloud added two more in the seventh for the nine-run deficit. Waterloo scored all of its five runs in the top of the eighth. Rox pitcher Aaron Rozek (Minnesota State-Mankato) threw seven innings and allowed three runs on four hits and zero walks with five strikeouts to pick up the victory. St. Cloud third baseman Angelo Altavilla (Nebraska) hit 3-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBI, including his first homer of the year.

Green Bay 17, Rockford 13

The Green Bay Bullfrogs came back from a seven-run deficit to beat the Rockford Rivets 17-13 at home on Tuesday night. Rockford scored eight runs in the top of the third inning to make it a 9-2 lead before Green Bay went into comeback mode. The Bullfrogs scored one in the third and five in the fourth, but Rockford added one in the fourth and three in the fifth to extend its lead to 13-8. In the bottom of the sixth, Green Bay sent 12 batters to the plate and scored eight runs to take a three-run lead, followed by another run scored in the seventh. Green Bay outhit Rockford 15-12, and rightfielder Marcus Shoemaker (Lenoir Rhyne University) hit 4-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBI.

Madison 8, Kenosha 5

The Madison Mallards took down the Kensha Kingfish 8-5 on Tuesday night on the road. Mallards' starter Mike Reitcheck (Penn) earned the victory and allowed three runs (one earned) on five hits and two walks with four strikeouts in five innings of work. Madison leftfielder Josh Stowers (Louisville) finished 3-for-5 at the plate with two runs scored, and centerfielder Cameron Frost (Washington State) reached base four times, as he hit 2-for-3 with two walks and one RBI in the win for the Mallards.

La Crosse 18, Thunder Bay 7

The La Crosse Loggers jumped out of the gate for 10 runs in the bottom of the first inning in a 18-7 win over the Thunder Bay Border Cats on Tuesday night. Thirteen Loggers' hitters were sent to the plate, and they finished with a total of eight hits in the frame. La Crosse ended the game with 16 hits, and eight batters recorded hits, including six that had multiple. Cesar Salazar (Arizona) hit 3-for-6 with three RBI and one run scored. Griffin Conine (Duke) connected on his 12th home run of the season, and Cullen Large (William & Mary) hit his fourth for La Crosse.

Mankato 6, Battle Creek 5

The Mankato MoonDogs walked off in the bottom of the 11th inning to beat the Battle Creek Bombers 6-5 on Tuesday night. Mankato scored the first five runs, and Battle Creek scored the final five to force extra innings. In the bottom of the 11th with the game tied at five, the MoonDogs had the bases loaded with two outs, and designated hitter Gavin Wehby (Nicholls State) singled to score the game-winning run. Mankato second baseman Jordan Washam (La Tech) finished 2-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBI in the victory.

Wednesday's Schedule

Willmar @ Eau Claire (6:35 PM)

Rochester @ Duluth (6:35 PM)

Wisconsin Rapids @ Lakeshore (6:35 PM)

Kalamazoo @ Wisconsin (6:35 PM)

Waterloo @ St. Cloud (7:05 PM)

Battle Creek @ Mankato (7:05 PM)

Madison @ Kenosha (7:05 PM)

Rockford @ Green Bay (7:05 PM)

Thunder Bay @ La Crosse (7:05 PM)

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