Last night’s Box Score
Madison, WI – June 15, 2009. A night after the Mallards slugged three home runs to defeat the Green Bay Bullfrogs 6-4 at Joannes Stadium, the two teams are set to hook-up again tonight at 7:05 p.m. Madison, who is tied with Eau Claire for first-place in the South Division at 13-4, will look to win its 13th game in its last 15 chances.
Taking the mound for Madison will be 6’8” right-hander Joe Yermal (Charlotte) who is 3-0 with a 2.84 ERA over 12.2 innings and two starts. Opponents are hitting .245 against the soon-to-be junior.
The Bullfrogs will counter with left-hander Joel Delorit (UW-Stevens Point) who is 1-1 with a 2.70 ERA over 20 innings that includes three starts. Opponents are hitting only .164 against him.
After tonight’s ballgame the Mallards will return home for a two-game set versus the Waterloo Bucks with both games slated to begin at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday is Sports Impressions T-Shirt night (first 1,250 fans) and The Office Night presented by Madison’s CW.
With yesterday’s three home runs, the Mallards season home run total is now 16, already breaking last year’s mark of 13.
After going 0-for-4 last night, Joe De Pinto’s (USC) 11 game hitting streak dating back to June 2 ended. However, he did extend his consecutive on-base streak to 12 games with a walk. He also owns a league-high 9 game hitting streak at home.
Utility man Adam McClain (Memphis) hit his third home run of the season last night and how leads the league in RBI with 17.
Catch all Mallards action on the road by listening to FM 100.5 ESPN or by visiting espnmadison.com to listen to live streaming.