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Published On: July 6th, 2010

The Bucks rose then fell tonight in a double header against the Battle Creek Bombers.  The two seven-inning games ended with the Bucks winning 3-0 in the first and falling 9-3 in the second.

In the first game the Bucks pounded out seven hits working their way aournd the bases and earning three runs.  Buck’s SS Zach McCool, 1B Jake Asator, RF Landon Anderson and LF Pat Stover all had hits tonight.  2B Tyler Robbings crank two doubles and Pat Stover (pictured) set one sailing over the centerfield fence for his second homerun of the season.

In the filed the Bucks had a errorless game and one double play.  On the mound, starting pitcher Taylor Massey lead the team throwing all seven innings giving up only two hits and striking out three.  Massey was credit with the win.  He currently has a 0.69 ERA.

Battle Creeks Anthony Sambula was credited with the loss.

Boxscores for both games are available at

Coming off their victory high in game one, the Buck’s took off with a rough start in the second game allowing the Bombers to take a 5-1 lead in the first iniing.

Battling back at the plate with seven hits, the Bucks couldn’t make their way into scoring position only earning three runs.  CF L. Anderson, 2B McCool, DH T. Robbins, SS Chase Jaramillo, LF Stover and RF Nick Anderson all had hits.  Regarless of the rattle of the bats, they just couldn’t keep up with the Bombers.

On the mound, MItch Moorman (credited with the loss) threw for 0.2 giving up five runs and walking three.  Utility player Phil Keppler came in as relief, pitching 2.1 innings, giving up four hits and three runs.  In the third inning Will Strack made a three inning appearance on the mound giving up four hits but holding the Bombers to only one run.  Eddie Medina closed for the Bucks in the seventh inning striking out one.

Battle Creek’s Kendall Thamm was credited with the win.

The Bucks hit the road tomorrow for a two day series versus the Wisconsin Woodchucks and will return home Friday, July 9th for a three day homestay against the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters.