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Mudcats Hang Then Explode On Sox

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The host PL Mudcats battled back from a 6-4 deficit after 5 1/2 innings to drop a 9 in the bottom of the 6th inning, dropping the Sox 16-6 in 8 innings on Thursday June 9. The Mudcats yielded 6 runs behind starting pitcher Ryan White who threw 5 innings before Ben Morrison came in the blanked the Sox in innings 5-8. White gave up 6 runs, 5 earned on 8 hits, 5 walks and 1 strikeout whole Morrison gave up zero runs on 1 hit, 1 walk and 7 strikeouts earning the win.

Morrison helped his cause at the plate batting batting 2-4, scoring 3 runs and knocking in 1 while shortstop Johnny Houston posted a 4-6 day at the plate, scoring twice with 4 RBI and 2 triples. Other multi-hit Mudcats were: Cole Bjorge 2-5 R 2RBI, Tony Loehr 2-4 R while DH Brad “The Blade” Schoenrock was 1-2 2R and reach on balls twice and ‘Cats rookie Nolan Rein went 1-2 RBI scoring thrice and drawing a walk to join the Mudcats 15 hit attack.

Brooks Prochaska 3-4 scoring a run and Brett Hoffman 2-3 run with 4 RBI had big days for the visiting Sox. Hoffman departing due to injury following a long run and dive on a shallow catch from centerfield.

The come from behind win locks the Mudcats into 3rd slot in the DRS League standings with a 8-4 record, 4-2 at the friendly confines of beautiful Veterans Field behind 10-0 New Market and 10-3 St Patrick. Top 4 positions at season end earn a bye into Regional Playoffs skipping the 1st round series to round out the Region field. Faribault currently sits in 4th at 5-3.

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Dakota-Rice-Scott League Standings

TeamWLPCTGB
Elko Express401.000-
Montgomery Mallards41.8000.5
New Market Muskies201.0001
Prior Lake Mudcats32.6001.5
St. Benedict Saints21.6671.5
St. Patrick Irish11.5002
Union Hill Bulldogs11.5002
New Prague Orioles12.3332.5
Faribault Lakers01.0002.5
Lonsdale Aces13.2503
Shakopee Coyotes13.2503
Webster Sox13.2503
Veseli Warriors03.0003.5

River Valley League East Standings

TeamWLPCTGB
Burnsville Bobcats00.000-
Chanhassen Red Birds00.000-
Chaska Cubs00.000-
Eagan Bandits00.000-
Excelsior Islanders00.000-
Prior Lake Jays00.000-
Shakopee Indians00.000-
Victoria Vics00.000-

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