Green Bay, Wis. — It was one of those days that all teams experiences in baseball, and the Kalamazoo Growlers suffered such a defeat at the hands of the Green Bay Bullfrogs, falling 16-1 in Green Bay, Wis. on Thursday night.
The Bullfrogs (7-3) scored runs in three consecutive innings, beginning in the second frame to chase Kalamazoo starter Jacob Post (Ohio State) in the fitfth inning. Kent Williams (Indiana) came on in relief for the Growlers (5-5). Green Bay's nine-run sixth inning sealed the deal as fifteen batters came to the plate, recording six hits, two hit batsmen, and three walks. In addition, the big blow in the sixth for Green Bay was Dean Long's (Emporia State) two run home run, his second of the year.
The Growlers offense only mustered four hits off starter and winner Tyler Buss (Coffeyville CC), as the Western Michigan contingency of Brett Sunde and Jared Kujawa represented all the hits for the evening. Post evened his record at 1-1 for the year with the loss for Kalamazoo, as the Growlers' losing streak now stands at four games. Green Bay won its third straight and the sixth of its last eight. The Growlers have been swept in their last two series, but travel home Friday and host the Waterloo Bucks at Homer Stryker Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05pm.