The PL Mudcats hosted the St Patrick Irish in DRS White Division action Sunday 5/4 and enjoyed a dramatic 2-1 win. Jake Schmidt (SP) & Ryan White (WP) combined to hold the Irtish to 6 hits while the Mudcats posted 7 rips. Casey Johnson had 2 hits & 1 RBI for the locals and Greg Faue & Noah Rezac each doubled and scored. Faue scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 9th for the Mudcat win.
The PL Jays opened 2008 by hosting the Winthrop Eagles in River Valley League action Sunday 5/4. The Jays swarmed for 6 runs in the first enroute to an 11-1 win in 7 innings. Marshall Mullenbach picked up the win yielding no runs or hits, 1 walk and striking out 3. Jesse Sheidecker threw the 6th and 7th frames allowing 1 hit, 1 walk and 3 strike outs yielding the lone run for the Eagles which was not earned on an error. Adam Cress was 3-4 with a double and scred 2 runs while Dusty Olynyk helped pace the Jays offense going 1-2 with 3 walks and 2 runs scored.
The Mudcats return to action at St Benedict in DRS Action Saturday 5/10 at 2PM and return to PL Sunday 5/11 for 1PM DRS White Division action with the Union Hill Bulldogs. The Jays will follow the Mudcats hosting the Gaylord Islanders at 430PM. For the latest on your local 9's the Integra PL Hardball Hotline 952-226-3800 & www.priorlakebaseball.com will have the latest.