Mudcats defeat New Prague 7-0, Now 9-4 in League play

The Mudcats defeated the New Prague Orioles on Friday night by a score of 7-0.  Bret Mitchell went the distance with a two hit shutout.  Bret walked one and struck out nine in facing one batter over the minimum.  The 'Cats used a five run first to take the lead off starting pitcher Dan Meger.  Casey Johnson singled, Mark Hess reached on a throwing error.  With one out Ben Schmidt singled, loading the bases.  Justin Schliep delivered an rbi single.  Greg Faue followed with a two run single to make it 3-0.  Kyle Johnson and Andy Koehler single to make it 5-0.  The 'Cats added single runs in the 6th and 8th innings.  Ben Schmidt, Justin Schliep, and Kyle Johnson each had two hits, with Schliep slamming a double to lead the 12 hit attack for the Mudcats.

PL   500 001 010      7  12  0

NP 000 000 000       0   2   4 

WP-Bret Mitchell   

LP-Dan Meger