Jack Ruhr Field, Home of the Five Time State Champions
Hens Open Season with a 10-2 Victory Over Lake City
Miesville won their season opener against Lake City Sunday afternoon at the Jack. Miesville scored 2 in the second, 6 in the seventh, and 2 in the ninth to walk away with a 10-2 victory.
Rookie Mudhen Ryan Fritze got his first win of the season going 6 innings, allowing 2 runs on 5 hits, striking out 7 and walking 1. Erik Olson pitched 2 perfect innings and Brian Meyers pitched a perfect 9th to close out the win.
David Olson picked up right were he left off last season going 4-5 on the day with a double and 2 RBI. Chuck Bruchu went 2-4 with 2 RBI and Andrew Werner had 2 RBI as well.
Miesville will host Cannon Falls on Sunday at 2pm and Red Wing Monday at 2pm in Miesville for a nice early season test. We will see you there!
BASEBALL IS BACK AT THE JACK!!!!
Finally after a long and snowy winter the boys of summer will be back in action at Jack Ruhr Stadium This Sunday, May 19th for the season and home opener for the Mudhens. Hopefully the weather stays away.
Stay tuned for weather updates on gameday.
Old KARE 11 News Story on the Mudhens
For all of you die hard fans, we found an old news story from KARE 11 on Youtube. Click on the link below... enjoy!
KARE 11 Mudhens Story
Hens Add Another Young Arm to the Starting Rotation
Fritze will join the Mudhens starting rotation this summer and will be
looked upon to be a big contributor. The DMACC freshman is one of their
3 main starting pitchers and currently holds a 6-1 record for the
Bears. The Woodbury native was a 3 time All-Conference, an All-State,
and a Lyon's All-Star selection for the Royals.
Miesville Adds 3 New Faces
The Mudhens will be adding 3 new players to the 2013 roster:
Ben Fleetham will be joining the pitching staff for the Mudhens this summer. Ben has an impressive resume' including 11 years of professional experience. Originally drafted in 1994 by the Montreal Expos, he also spent time with the New York Mets, the Seattle Mariners, The Sioux Falls Canaries, and the St Paul Saints. He will be looked upon to be a big contributor on the mound.
David Vogelgesang will be joining the Mudhens by way of St Scholastica and by the Hastings Hawks. The college senior has spent the past few summers playing for the Hawks and will contribute to the Mudhens in both the outfield and as a pitcher. David is a very talented and consistent player and will be a great addition to the line-up.
Jordan McGowan will join the Mudhens after spending last season with the Hampton Cardinals. The college sophomore from Iowa Central CC played SS for the Cardinals last season and was one of their team's leaders offensively batting over .400. Jordan will be looked upon to contribute in the middle infield and to help provide an offensive spark.
2013 Schedule Has Been Announced
The 2013 Miesville Mudhens regular season schedule has been updated on the tab on the right. The Hens will play 30 regular season games with 22 being home contests.
More updates to come...