Woodchucks Add Two to 2017 Roster
Wausau, WIS – The Wisconsin Woodchucks have two additions to the 2017 roster. Josh Evans and Tyler Garam of Greensboro College will be joining the team this summer.
Evans, a 6’ 0” junior will bring his skills to the mound. Evans has 26 strikeouts in 61.1 IP and a 4-2 record with the Pride so far this season. He finished the 2016 season with 40 IP and 12 strikeouts. Evans is originally from Monroe, NC.
Garam, a 6’4” freshman will contribute to the pitching rotation as well. Garam has 34 strikeouts in 44 IP on the season. He was a four-time letterman at Wharton High School. Garam is originally from Tampa, Fla.
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.
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.