July 24th, 2021 – Game 50 – Madison Mallards vs. Wisconsin Woodchucks
Madison, WI – The Duck Pond at Warner Park
Gates – 5:35 PM | Game – 6:35 PM
Where to Watch: https://bit.ly/3waxfEV
Following a 5-4 loss in ten innings on Friday night, the Madison Mallards (9-6) are staying at home at the Duck Pond at Warner Park to host the Wisconsin Woodchucks (9-6) in a matchup of team’s tied for third in the Great Lakes West division.
The Mallards failed to complete the sweep of the Kalamazoo Growlers last night despite a comeback attempt in the later innings. Down 3-0, the Mallards scored once in the eighth and then Alex Iadisernia (Elon) hit a two-run home run to tie the game with the Mallards down to their last strike in the ninth.
In extras though the Growlers hit back-to-back doubles to bring home two runs. The Mallards scored once in the tenth on an RBI-single from Matt Scannell (Princeton) but failed to tie the game.
Tonight the Mallards will send left-hander Ryan O’Hara (Illinois) to the mound. O’Hara has made eleven appearances and now three starts since joining the rotation. He owns a 1.44 ERA in 25 total innings pitched.
On the mound for the Woodchucks will be Tyler Hoeft (Washington State). Hoeft has made eight starts this season and has pitched well, owning a 2.42 ERA in 44.2 innings pitched.
Last night the Mallards welcomed a season high in attendance with over 6,000 fans at the Duck Pond. We are expecting another season-high crowd once again tonight, but tickets are still available at the Mallards website or by visiting the ticket office at the Duck Pond. There will also be postgame fireworks shortly following the end of tonight’s game.
Tonight’s game is scheduled to start at 6:35 p.m., with the finale of this series with the Woodchucks scheduled during the day tomorrow at 1:05 p.m. After this series with the Woodchucks the Mallards will travel to Fond Du Lac to play the Dock Spiders.