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Woodchucks Add Three Bats to 2017 Roster

 

Wausau, WIS – The Wisconsin Woodchucks have announced the signing of three more players to the 2017 roster.  Jordan Santos, Dalton Reed and Milton Rivera will be joining the ‘Chucks for the summer

Santos, a 6’ 0” freshman at the University of South Florida, will bolster the roster this summer. He was a four-year letter winner in high school, registering a career .347 batting average with a .459 on-base percentage, 103 hits and 58 RBIs. He is originally from Tampa, Fla.

Reed, a 6’ 4” freshman at Seminole State College of Oklahoma, will bring his strong bat to the lineup.  He has a .354 batting average with 20 home runs and 59 RBI with Seminole State. He will be joining the Kentucky baseball team next year. He is originally from Roff, OK.

Rivera, a 5’8” junior at North Carolina A&T, will contribute to the ‘Chucks this season.  Rivera is hitting .232 for the Aggies with 9 RBI. In the 2016 season, he finished with a .349 batting average, 26 RBI and seven home runs. He is originally from Humacao, Puerto Rico.

The Wisconsin Woodchucks’ home opener is Wednesday, May 31, 2017. All ticket packages, group tickets, and single game tickets are now on sale for the upcoming 2017 season. The Woodchucks are also excited to be hosting the 2017 Northwoods League All-Star Game, presented by Ascension. Call the Woodchucks ticket sales department for more information at 715.845.5055 or go online, www.woodchucks.com, to learn more.  

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The Wisconsin Woodchucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 160 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.woodchucks.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Woodchucks as your favorite team.