NWL: Madison walks off again, extending winning streak to 11 games

posted by Jimmie Kaska - 

Another night in the Northwoods League, another win for the Madison Mallards, who walked it off at Warner Park over Lakeshore to win their 11th game in a row.

Madison 6, Lakeshore 5

There were more late-inning heroics at the Duck Pond on Wednesday night as The Madison Mallards (13-3) won their 11th straight ballgame on Tyler Plantier’s (Richmond) walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth. After trailing 4-0 early in the ballgame, the Mallards stormed back to beat the Lakeshore Chinooks (7-9) 6-5 to seal their fifth consecutive series sweep. Lakeshore has lost three games in a row.

Kenosha 10, Wisconsin Rapids 4

The Kenosha Kingfish (6-9) take down the Wisconsin Rapid Rafters (10-5) in the second game of the series by a score of 10-4. The Kingfish snapped a four-game losing streak.

Willmar 3, Eau Claire 1

The Eau Claire Express (4-12) lost to the Willmar Stingers (9-7) Wednesday night at Bill Taunton Stadium. For the second straight night, the Stingers took an early lead and the Express failed to respond. This was Eau Claire's seventh loss in a row.

Full recap of last night's action:

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

Green Bay (6-10) at Madison (13-3) - 7:05 p.m.

Standings: 1st in South Division (3 GA)

The Mallards take on the Green Bay Bullfrogs tonight at 7:05 PM at the Duck Pond

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Fond du Lac (8-8) at Lakeshore (7-9) - 6:35 p.m.

Standings: 6 GB in South Division

Right-hander Brendan McGuigan takes the ball on Thursday and puts his immaculate earned run average on the line in his third start of the season. In 13 innings pitched this year, McGuigan has surrendered just one unearned run while striking out 11.

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Kenosha (6-9) at Rockford (10-6) - 6:35 p.m.

Standings: 6.5 GB in South Division

The Kingfish look to close out the four game homestand on a high note, when they take on the Rockford Rivets on Thursday, June 14th.  First pitch at Historic Simmons Field is set for 7:05 pm.

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St. Cloud (8-8) at Eau Claire (4-12) - 7:05 p.m.

Standings: 7 GB in North Division

The Eau Claire Express return home on Thursday, June 14th for a 6:35 pm first pitch.

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