The Springfield-Ozark Mounatin Ducks rallied from a 4-2 8th-inning deficit to beat Amarillo 5-4 on Monday. The Ducks won the game on Jim Essian’s bases-loaded, game-winning squeeze play. Ducks righthander Mike Smith struck out eight in the game and in the process set the Texas-Louisiana League career strikeout record with 578. Smith goes the distance to pick up the win for the Ducks.