Forkert Settling Into Relief Role With Mallards

The Northwoods League season is just over two weeks old, but Sam Forkert has settled into his role in the Madison Mallards bullpen.  After starting a game against Green Bay early in the season, Forkert says that he is a reliever for the Mallards….[audio:|titles=Sam Forkert- Fitting in well]The Mallards are off to an (8-6) start after a 4-3 win over Wisconsin Rapids last night.  Forkert has appeared in 5 games this summer, has recorded 2 saves while striking out 11 batters in 10 2/3 innings and has a 0.84 ERA.  While the numbers look very good, Forkert says it’s a challenge every time he takes the mound.[audio:|titles=Sam Forkert]The Mallards play the Green Bay Bullfrogs tonight at 7:05 at Joannes Stadium in Green Bay.

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