Green Bay, WI – June 26, 2014. The Madison Mallards (16-11) fell to the Green Bay Bullfrogs (13-17) tonight in Green Bay by a score of 5-2 after three Bullfrog pitchers held the Mallards to just three hits.
Green Bay pitcher Nathan Disch (Jacksonville) received the win, going two scoreless innings in relief and giving up one hit and two walks.
The Mallards runs came in the second inning, when Will Krug (Illinois) scored on a wild pitch and Pete Alonso (Florida) drove in Cody Stevens (Northwestern) on a single after Stevens advanced to third on the wild pitch.
Green Bay responded with two runs of their own in the third, and added three in the seventh off Mallards reliever Ben Neumann (Northern Illinois), who received the loss to fall to 1-2 on the year.
Mallards pitcher Kirby Snead (Florida) went four innings, giving up two runs on four hits, walking one while striking out eight.
The Mallards stay in Green Bay tomorrow to play the Bullfrogs at 7:05 pm before returning home on Saturday, June 28th to face the Lakeshore Chinooks at 6:05 pm. Saturday night is 80's Night featuring an appearance by Jose Canseco in a post-game home run derby. There will also be a Capitol View Events Pre-Game 1985K.
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.
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.