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Madison, WI – June 17, 2014.  Mallards second baseman Robbie Tenerowicz (California) went 2-for-3 with one RBI and contributed stellar defensive play to lead the Madison Mallards (13-9) over the Lakeshore Chinooks (14-8) by a score of 1-0 at the “Duck Pond.”

Tenerowicz singled in the bottom of the second to drive in third baseman Trent Higginbothem (North Florida) from third for the Mallards only run and showed off his range at second in the third inning on a diving stab moving to his right to turn a 4-6-3 double play. With his RBI tonight, he moves into second place on the team with 12 RBI behind first baseman Pete Alonso (Florida).

On the mound for the Mallards, AJ Bogucki (North Carolina) tossed five shutout innings, giving up four hits while striking out four Chinooks in his first win, and first start with the club. Tom Constand (Western Illinois) came on in his first relief appearance in the sixth and was steady for the Mallards, pitching two scoreless innings. Tim Black (Central Michigan) received his sixth save of the season after pitching two innings, giving up one hit and retiring six of the eight batters he faced in the eighth and ninth. Black is now tied for the Northwoods League lead in saves.

Tomorrow, the Mallards stay at the “Duck Pond” to begin a two game series against the Battle Creek Bombers (10-12) at 7:05 pm. Wednesday night is Oscar Mayer Bacon Appreciation Night.

Mallards single game tickets are on-sale now. To purchase tickets, log on to MallardsBaseball.com, call 608-246-4277, or stop by the Mallards ticket office.

 

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The Madison Mallards are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live the Northwoods League YouTube channel.  For more information, visit MallardsBaseball.com.

 

Published On: June 18th, 2014