Mallards 4 (4-1)
Loggers 8 (2-3)
The Loggers handed us our first loss tonight. The highlight of the game for us was the welcoming back of two former Mallards, Jumpy Garcia (Texas A&M Corps Christi) and Justin Scanlon (Michigan State). Jumpy’s real name is John Pierre, but when he says “John P.” really fast, it sounds like “Jumpy.” Anyways, both Jumpy and Scanlon showed up yesterday and started off their seasons hot today. On Jumpy’s first swing in his first at bat, he crushed a ball close to 375 ft. over the left field wall. A few batters later, Scanlon took his first swing of the summer, and also crushed his first homerun. Welcome back to the Mallards, guys. After the two helped us to a 3-0 lead in the 2nd, the Loggers came back in the 3rd and scored five runs. Back when the Loggers only had two runs, with two outs in the 3rd, there was a controversial call at the plate. Niko Fraser (Elon) delivered a bullet from center field and the umpire called the runner safe at home. If the play went our way, the inning would have been over; unfortunately three more runs scored that inning. The Loggers added three late in the game, and we only answered with one, falling 8-4
On the bus ride back right now- watching Dumb and Dumber. What a great movie/ bus movie. So many great lines. This is probably my 20th time watching it. I can’t believe there are still some people out there who have not seen this movie. Do you live under a rock? Harsh…but true.
The goal is not to lose two in a row. Tomorrow we travel to Wausau, Wisconsin to battle the Woodchucks. Hopefully we can come back tomorrow night with a 5-1 record before we open up the packed Duck Pond on Tuesday night.
Song of the day: Oldie but a goodie: “Background” by Lecrae feat. C-Lite. Listen to it.