RHP Jacob Esch was not involved in the decision as Battle Creekbeat Madison 8-7. His line: 5 IP, 11 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 5 SO.RF/RHP Thomas Nichols (.311) went 1-for-4 with a walk and astrikeout before moving to the mound to face five batters inrelief. His pitching line: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO, 1WP. 1B Tony Plagman (.207) was 1-for-5 with a stolen base and astrikeout. CF Jeff Rowland (.245) entered the game as a pinch-runner andscored a run.
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