Madison wins franchise-record 10th game in a row on Tuesday night

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With a 4-0 shutout of Lakeshore, the Madison Mallards won their 10th game in a row, a franchise record as the Mallards remained in first place after Tuesday night's games.

Madison 4, Lakeshore 0

The Madison Mallards (12-3) extended their ten-game winning streak with a 4-0 victory at Kapco Park against the Lakeshore Chinooks (7-8).  Starter Justin Watland (San Jose State), middle reliever Brian Martinez (Connors State), and Tanner Rogen (Oral Roberts) combined for the shutout, yielding only four hits and one walk.

Wisconsin Rapids 8, Kenosha 1

Kenosha’s only run of the game came on a solo shot by Devin Ortiz (Virginia) in the seventh. The Kingfish have lost four games in a row.

Willmar 5, Eau Claire 4

The Willmar Stingers held off a late rally from the Eau Claire Express and won the game 5-4. 

Full recap of last night's action:

Here's a preview of upcoming games around the Northwoods League:

Lakeshore (7-8) at Madison (12-3) - 7:05 p.m.

Standings: 1st in South Division (2 GA)

The Mallards return home to Warner Park Wednesday June 13, and go for their eleventh win in a row in the second game of the series with the Lakeshore Chinooks.  First pitch is 7:05 pm.

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Lakeshore (7-8) at Madison (12-3) - 7:05 p.m.

Standings: 5 GB in South Division

One starting pitcher who hasn’t been as sharp in the early going as his rotation mates is Austin Jones. He will look to turn his fortunes when he makes his third start of the year tomorrow night in Madison. He’s gone 0-2 with a 8.37 ERA in his first two starts. The task will not be easy as he faces the South Division’s top hitting team in the Mallards. Madison enters Wednesday’s contest with a division-leading .276 batting average. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.

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Wisconsin Rapids (10-5) at Kenosha (5-9) - 6:35 p.m.

Standings: 6.5 GB in South Division

The Kingfish will be back for game of the series June 13th, against the Wisconsin Rapid Rafters. First pitch at Historic Simmons Field is set for 6:35.

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Eau Claire (4-11) at Willmar (8-7) - 7:05 p.m.

Standings: 6 GB in North Division

The Eau Claire Express will finish the road trip with one final game in Willmar. They return home on Thursday, June 14th for a 6:35 pm first pitch.

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Video: Northwoods League (Video posts each morning here)

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