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Mallards Close out Regular Season against Dock Spiders

August 11, 2019 - Northwoods League (Northwoods) - Madison Mallards News Release

MADISON, Wis.- The Madison Mallards (42-29) dropped their last regular season home game to the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (35-35) 13-5. Madison picked up their 29th loss of the summer after the Dock Spiders crawled over the Mallards with their dominant offense and strong arms on the mound.

Today, the Mallards are on the road to Herr Baker field for both the series and regular season finale.

Madison has the chance to split the series with the Dock Spiders, as the Dock Spiders are fighting for a spot in the postseason. If the Dock Spiders walk away with a victory and the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (45-26) with a loss, Fond du Lacs' season will continue.

On the mound for the Mallards is RHP Daniel Bagwell (Queens University of Charlotte). Bagwell is making his third start of the summer. He has pitched through eight innings, earning three strikeouts and allowing two walks. Bagwell holds a 1-0 record and a 3.37 ERA. First pitch is set for 1:05 p.m.

The Mallards' season will continue after today's game, as Madison clinched a playoff spot earlier this summer after winning the first half of the season. An opponent and the team who earns home-field advantage is still to be determined. Hear every pitch of the 2019 Mallards' season live on The Zone, 96.7 FM and 1670 AM.

The Madison Mallards are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Entering its 26th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and

front office staff, more than 190 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Mallards as your favorite team.

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