LHP Jake Davies struck out one batter in a 1-2-3 inning ofrelief. RHP Jacob Esch was the winning pitcher as Madison beat BattleCreek 7-3. His line: (W,1-2) 5 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 7 SO. DHMatt Skole (.244) extended his hitting streak to eightgames while going 1-for-4 with a walk. CF Brandon Thomas went 1-for-5 with a walk and a strikeout ina season-ending playoff loss. SS Connor Winn (.285) was 3-for-6 with a stolen base and astrikeout.
Previously: Sunday Update (August 1 action)