Green Bay Bullfrogs Fall to Battle Creek Bombers 7-2 After Big Eighth InningJuly 15, 2012 - Northwoods League (Northwoods) Green Bay Bullfrogs
The Bullfrogs scored first in the fifth frame. Nick Stein singled to start the rally and was later driven home on Ransom LaLonde's 12th two-out RBI of the season, a single to center field.
The Bullfrogs scored a run without picking up a hit an inning later in the sixth. Walks from Alex Abrams, David Armendariz, and Stein loaded the bases. Billy Moon was hit by a pitch to give Green Bay its second run of the game, and a 2-0 lead.
It was all Battle Creek from that point forward. In the sixth, Dan Rockett cut the lead in half with a solo home run down the left field line, making it 2-1 in favor of the Bullfrogs.
The with the help of five Green Bay walks, the Bombers scored six runs to take a 7-2 lead in the eighth inning. David Armendariz walked three and gave up five earned runs in two thirds of an inning. Mac Acker walked two and gave up one earned run in a third of an inning. The runs for Battle Creek came on a one-run triple from Dan Rockett, RBI walks from Kyle Figgins and Casey Yocum, and RBI singles from AJ Spanel and Colin Willis.
Ransom LaLonde reached base for the Bullfrogs in the ninth inning, but they could not stage a rally and fell by a final of 7-2 from CO Brown Stadium.
The loss went to Armendariz (0-1). Robb Woodcock started the game and went two scoreless innings. He was relieved by Zak Hermans who gave up one earned run in five innings of work while striking out nine batters. Acker gave up one earned run in a third of an inning.
The Bullfrogs try to avoid a series sweep against the Bombers in Battle Creek Sunday night. Game time is 6:05 Central Time. If you cannot make it to the game, go to northwoodsleague.tv to watch live or greenbaybullfrogs.com to listen live.
The Bullfrogs next return home on Wednesday, July 18 to take on the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters. Join us at Joannes Stadium for Wednesdays Dog Days of Summer. $1 Hot Dogs by Y100 Enjoy hot dogs and small sodas for just $1.00. July 18 is also a Mini Bullfrogs Football Giveaway: A salute to the Packers as Training Camp is right around the corner in Titletown, USA.
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