Green Bay Snaps Madison’s 12-game Winning Streak

The Green Bay Bullfrogs finally handed the Mallards their first loss in 12 games in a 6-4 victory tonight. Madison still leads the South by two games over Kalamazoo while Duluth also holds a two-game lead for first place in the North over three teams.



Kenosha 3, Rockford 0

Kenosha did all the scoring in the opening inning and went on to defeat the Rockford Rivets 3-0. Will Wagner (Liberty) drove in all three runs from a dinger in the top of the first. Colton Johnson (Illinois State) pitched 7.1, allowed just three hits while striking out seven for the win. JT Baksha (Western Illinois) threw four innings in relief for the Rivets, allowed just three hits and two walks while striking out four. Two more relievers pitched the rest scoreless, but Josh Serio (UW-Milwaukee) threw the final 1.2 and allowed just two hits for his third save of the season.

Mankato 10, Waterloo 6

The Mankato MoonDogs used an important seventh inning and defeated the Waterloo Bucks 10-6. The Bucks scored twice in the first two innings which was started from Drue Galassi (Western Illinois) going deep. Mankato took the lead in the third with three Kyle MacDonald (Arkansas State) continues to drive in runs which came from a single. The Bucks retook the lead with a pair in the bottom half when Galassi hit his second of the game to lead off the inning. Mankato got it back in the fifth with two and then one more in the sixth. The Bucks kept pace with two in the bottom half, but Mankato went off for four in the next inning. MacDonald drove in his third of the game during that inning which proved to be the final score.

Fond du Lac 2, Lakeshore 3

The Lakeshore Chinooks used the middle innings to take the lead and defeat the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders 3-2. Jacob Adams (Ole Miss) singled in the first run for Fondy in the fourth. The Chinooks got on the board from two unearned runs in the fifth and then one more in the sixth. The Spiders got one more in the seventh, but Brandon Komar (Madison College) pitched the final two scoreless and picked up his second save of the season.

St. Cloud 3, Eau Claire 4

The Eau Claire Express used a big fifth inning and took the lead in their 4-3 victory over the St. Cloud Rox. The Rox scored first in the fifth when Bobby Seymour (Wake Forest) led off the inning with a homer. Eau Claire responded to take the lead with three which was fueled by a two-run single from Cody Milligan (Oklahoma State). The Express got another in the sixth, but the Rox got a pair in the seventh to keep it a one-run deficit. Phillip Sykes (New Mexico) came in for the final 2.2, gave up just one hit while striking out five for the save.

Bismarck 11, Rochester 8

The Bismarck Larks broke the tie and went up three in the top of the ninth to defeat the Rochester Honkers 11-8. Both teams scored in the opening inning. Michael Farnell (Murray State) got an RBI single in the top half for Bismarck and Christian Robinson (Stanford) went deep for the Honkers. Robinson got his second RBI in the third, but Bismarck got four more in the fourth which was started by Ripken Reyes (Cal) knocking in two from a single. Alex McGarry (Oregon State) then went deep for three runs in the fourth to tie the game. The Larks took the lead with one in the sixth, but Rochester took it back in the sixth. The game went back to Bismarck in the seventh, but the Honkers tied it from another homer by Michael Michalak (Illinois). Kyle Stevens (Murray State) came up clutch for Bismarck in the ninth with a two-run double which started a three-run inning and that ended up being enough to win the game.

Wisconsin 0, Battle Creek 3

The Battle Creek Bombers took advantage of four Wisconsin Woodchucks errors and won the game 3-0. Two Chucks errors came right away in the first and the Bombers got one from it. Amani Godfrey (Saginaw Valley) threw six in his start for Battle Creek, allowed just six hits and two walks while striking out four. The Bombers got two in the sixth which was started from Zach Gartner (East Texas Baptist) knocking in one from a single. The Bombers got the final three from the bullpen which featured Noah Reed (Cornerstone) converting his first save.

Thunder Bay 7, Willmar 10

The Willmar Stingers kept pace all game and defeated the Thunder Bay Border Cats 10-7. The Border Cats took the lead first in the opening inning, but the Stingers got three in the bottom half which was powered by a two-run shot from Caleb Ricca (Northwestern). Thunder Bay took the lead again in the third with three, but Willmar went ahead one in the third from a triple by Jayson Newman (Cal-State Northridge). The Stingers got another pair in the fourth, but the Border Cats got three in the next inning. The Stingers went up two in the sixth and then scored their final run in the eighth as Jake Drew (NDSU) threw the final two scoreless for his second save of the season.

Wisconsin Rapids 0, Kalamazoo 7

The Kalamazoo Growlers didn’t need another walk-off as they one-hit the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters for a 7-0 win. Kalamazoo got a pair in the opening inning which was powered by Baron Radcliff (Georgia Tech) connecting on an RBI single. Zach Daniels (Tennessee) jacked a three-run shot in the third and then the Growlers got another in the fifth. They scored on a sac fly out in the sixth and got stellar pitching the rest of the way. Tom Vail (Notre Dame) threw seven, allowed his first hit with two outs in the third and struck out six batters for his first win of the season.

Duluth 6, La Crosse 5

The Duluth Huskies prevented a late rally from the La Crosse Loggers and won the game 6-5. Both teams scored once in the opening inning. The Loggers took the lead in the next inning with one, but Duluth went back ahead in the fourth with two as Julian Escobedo (San Diego State) concluded things with an RBI triple. The Huskies added another in the sixth and then two more in the eighth. The Loggers got Donta Williams (Arizona) to go deep in the bottom half and then Jordan Holladay (South Carolina) added two more in the ninth with a homer of his own, but the next guy lined out to end the game.

Green Bay 6, Madison 4

The Green Bay Bullfrogs snapped the Madison Mallards’ 11-game winning streak in a 6-4 victory. The Frogs got one in the third when Tate Soderstrom (Arizona) knocked in a run from a single. Green Bay went up five in the fifth which was powered by Rudy Aguilar (St. John’s) knocking in two on a single. The Mallards countered with four of their own in the bottom half which three came from Jake Randa (NW Florida State) clearing the bases on a triple. The Bullfrogs tacked on more in the eighth as their bullpen allowed just one hit and two walks in their win over the Mallards.


Schedule for June 16:

Rochester @ Thunder Bay (6:05 PM)

Bismarck @ La Crosse (6:05 PM)
Willmar @ Mankato (6:05 PM)

Kenosha @ Wisconsin Rapids (6:05 PM)

Kalamazoo @ Lakeshore (6:35 PM)

Green Bay @ Fond du Lac (6:35 PM)

Rockford @ Wisconsin (6:35 PM)
St. Cloud @ Waterloo (6:35 PM)

Duluth @ Eau Claire (6:35 PM)

Madison @ Battle Creek (7:05 PM)