Author: Ardin Masson
In Northern League baseball Winnipeg didn't get the sweep they wanted over the weekend but still came out ahead.
The Goldeyes were in Fargo-Moorhead chasing down the West Division leading Red Hawks, and after a 6-3 win on Friday, the two clubs met yesterday for a double header following a rainout of Saturday's game.
Jeff McGlaughlin, pitched a complete game for the Red Hawks in the first half of the twinbill, shutting out the Fish 3-0. Winnipeg starter David Glick suffered his third loss of the season after pitching 4 innings and giving up all three runs.
In the day's second installment, Winnipeg jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the first when Fehlandt Lentini and Sean Walsh crossed the plate. The Goldeyes added a single in the third inning to take a 3-0 lead but the Red Hawks fought back and pulled within one, getting runs in the fourth and sixth. Winnipeg got some insurance in the seventh and final inning of the abbreviated game, picking up another single and the defense did the rest as the Fish doubled up Fargo-Moorhead, 4-2.
Goldeyes Coach, Steve Maddock, says a sweep of the Red Hawks would have been great but he's satisfied with taking two of three. He adds Winnipeg would've liked to have a better showing in the loss, but he's pleased his club rebounded the following match up and did what needed to be done to get that game back. He notes now the task at hand is preparing for Edmonton.
The Goldeyes and Cracker Cats will meet tonight in Winnipeg for the first game of a four game series.