Mallards win at Battle Creek

Second straight road win for Madison
Mallards win at Battle Creek

Mike Ruevenkamp scored on a passed ball in the eighth inning as the Madison Mallards won in Battle Creek Wednesday night, 3-2.

The Mallards had only 5 hits but scored on an error in the first inning and a fielder’s choice in the fourth.

Then, with the score tied 2-2 in the eighth, Ruevenkamp scored what proved to be the winning run on a passed ball by Bombers’ catcher Jeremy Shay.

Danny Sullivan (3-1) picked up the win in relief and John Hamilton pitched the ninth for his 8th save of the season.

The Mallards are now 5-1 in the second half of the Northwoods League season, Battle Creek drops to 1-5.