Rafters split with Mallards
For the City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (11-9) saw a four-game win streak come to a close with a 4-1 loss to the Madison Mallards (15-6) on June 17.
The Mallards put up one run in both the second and third innings and led 2-0 all the way to the eighth inning. In the top of the eighth, Madison added two more runs, including an RBI single by Timo Schau. The Rafters got on the board in the bottom of the inning on a sacrifice fly to right field by Jake Dunham.
Jack Sinclair went three innings as the starter, posting one strikeout, and getting the loss. Winston Allen pitched three shutout innings in relief, striking out two batters. Dylan Mulvihill, Brayden Bonner, and Zack Hunsicker each pitched one inning out of the bullpen for the Rafters.
Madison’s Lowell Schipper gets the win with five innings and eight strikeouts. This was game one of a four-game home stand for the Rafters.
Wisconsin Rapids now prepares for a two-game home set with the Lakeshore Chinooks starting June 18.