Mallards fall 11-5 to Lakeshore despite 12 hits

Despite pounding out 12 hits, the Madison Mallards (33-21) suffered an 11-5 loss to the Lakeshore Chinooks (26-28) and were swept in the two-game series at Kapco Park. Both sides had an equal number of hits, but the Mallards ultimately fell after stranding 15 runners on base.

Mallard starter Eliot Turnquist (Madison College) took the loss after giving up three runs in the first inning.

Jarrett Blunt (Iowa Central) earned the win in relief for the Chinooks and Tony Grabowske (Stephen F. Austin) picked up the save after throwing the final 3.1 innings on the mound.

The Mallards return to Warner Park for a five-game home stand, beginning with a doubleheader against the Green Bay Booyah on Wednesday. The first game is slated for 12:05 p.m. and is Ho-Chunk Gaming Grandparents Day. Gates will close between games. The nightcap will start at 7:05 p.m. and is Bark in the Park Night at the Duck Pond.