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