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Rhythm & Booms to follow today’s Mallards, Lunkers game

Last night’s Box Score

Madison, WI – June 28, 2009. The Mallards have won two straight games and are coming off a 19-run outburst in the opening game of the series against Brainerd last night. They’ll look for three in a row and a series sweep as they try to keep pace with first place Eau Claire who leads the South Division by three games.

Madison (18-11) received plenty of offense from Mark Ginther (Oklahoma State) and Harold Riggins (NC State) who combined to go 5-for-9 with three home runs, six runs scored and eight RBI. The Mallards, who fell in an 8-4 hole after the second inning, scored the final 15 runs of the game to pull off a 19-8 comeback victory over the Lunkers.

Following a sub-par performance by Matt Jansen (3-1; Purdue), the Mallard bullpen combined to go 7.1 innings, allowing just three hits while holding the Lunkers scoreless for the remainder of the ballgame. Ginther will make a spot start for the Mallards on Sunday as they try for the series sweep over Brainerd. The right-hander has yet to record a decision, but maintains a 1.23 ERA in three appearances.

He’ll face off against Brainerd (13-15) right-hander Taylor Babich (Rhodes College) who is 2-1 this year with a 3.32 ERA in four starts for the Lunkers. First pitch is slated for 3:05 p.m. at the “Duck Pond”.

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Fans, today is the makeup date for Rhythm & Booms and the “Duck Pond” will remain open after the game for fans wishing to view the big fireworks show from their seats in the ballpark. We’ll also show the movie “Field of Dreams” in the outfield after the game. Today’s schedule is detailed below:

1:30 p.m. – Gates open
3:05 p.m. – First pitch!
Immediately following the game the movie “Field of Dreams” will be shown on the video board!
9:30 p.m. – Rhythm & Booms fireworks show!

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