The defending League and State Champion Medford Mustangs visit Reinhart Volunteer All-Sports Park this evening to face the Grants Pass Nuggets in a non-league game.
It’s the second meeting between the two teams in a week as Medford pounded out an 11-to-3 win over the Nuggets last Tuesday.
Medford and Grants Pass finished first, and second-place, respectively in American Legion ‘Area-4’ League play last summer, and met for the 2016 State title series that the Mustangs won.
First pitch is set for 7pm under the lights as the Nuggets look to win their 4th straight, and Medford guns for their 5th consecutive win to start the season.
The Nuggets return 8 players and 6 starters including pitcher Sebastian (bow-vin) Boivin, infielders Nick Bastendorff and Bennett Rodgers, and outfielders Vince Zavolta, Tyler Rund, and Shortstop Cade Kissel. Grants Pass finished 26-and-16 last summer.
The 20-game league schedule begins on the 26th with the Nuggets hosting Roseburg. Grants Pass meets Medford in League play July 5th in Medford, and July 7th in Grants Pass.
Tonight’s game is broadcast Live via live streaming video online at ‘Tablerock Sports dot Net.’
For schedule, roster, and league information log on to www.gpnuggets.com