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AUGUST5thWEBGame1Madison, WI – August 5th, 2016. The Mallards (16-11, 39-24) bested the Kenosha Kingfish (6-21, 22-41) in game one of the doubleheader on Friday, prevailing by a score of 8-2.

Mike Byrne (Florida) picked up the win in the game, pitching what was undoubtedly one of the Mallards best games of the summer. Byrne set down 14 Kingfish via the strikeout in his six innings of work, more than any other Mallards pitcher this season. The win improves Byrne to 2-1 on the year.

Charlie Hecht (Georgia College) took the loss for Kenosha, allowing six runs (five earned) in 5.1 frames.

The Madison offense continued to swing hot bats, receiving two-hit nights from Zach Jarrett (UNC-Charlotte), Nate Palace (Valparaiso) and Josh Stowers (Louisville), with Stowers contributing three RBIs to his line. The biggest blow of the contest came from Bryce Carter (Stanford), who delivered a two-out, two-RBI double in the fourth.

Game two of the doubleheader will get underway at 7:40 from the Duck Pond at Warner Park.

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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 23rd 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 150 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.mallardsbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store and set the Mallards as your favorite team.

Published On: August 6th, 2016