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Mud Hens return home to play Iron Pigs, Red Sox

Two school days and Mother’s Day highlight the current Toledo Mud Hens home stand against Lehigh Valley and Pawtucket.

The Hens returned home on Friday, May 8 to begin an eight-game home stand versus the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Philadelphia Phillies) and the Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox).

Toledo Mud Hens Promotions for May 10-15 include:

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Woodmore senior catcher Mike Fahle is getting back into form, which is a good sign for the Wildcats' baseball team.

Fahle, a second-team All-Suburban Lakes League player a year ago, when he hit .365, was hitting in the mid-.200s a couple weeks ago. After a 2-for-3 effort in a 6-0 victory over Lakota on Monday, Fahle's season average has soared to .333.

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Some people might think Paul Drake III is a bit daffy after hearing him issue the following statement, but those people probably don't know Paul Drake III.

"I just always had an interest, even as a kid, for umpiring," he said. "I've told people if I had a chance to win the lottery or be a professional umpire, I'd be a professional umpire - even though I could use the money."

Drake, 40, has worked for the City of Oregon street department since 1995. Before that, he worked in the city's parks and recreation department.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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