Mallards walk off Fond du Lac with three-run home run Thursday

Thursday night, the Madison Mallards debuted as the Wisconsin Cheese Curds (30-15) against the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (20-25), and pulled off a thrilling win, 6-4, with a three-run walk off home run. The walk-off home run by Justice Bigbie (Western Carolina) gave the Mallards their 30th win of the season.

In the bottom of the ninth, Logan Michaels (Virginia) stepped up to the plate with two men on with two outs. Knocking an RBI single, Michaels brought the Cheese Curds within one, 4-3. Following Michaels, Bigbie smashed a three-run home run to walk it off and triumph over the Dock Spiders 6-4. 

The walk-off from Bigbie is his second of the season, the previous also being against the Dock Spiders at home on June 7.

Brian Weissert (Fordham) earns the win for the Cheese Curds after powering through two inning, retiring six out of seven. 

Max Cioffi was awarded the loss for the Dock Spiders after giving up the three-run walk off home run to end the night. 

Wisconsin will travel to Fond du Lac to wrap up the series against the Dock Spiders. First pitch is set for 6:35 p.m.