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Published On: July 27th, 2018

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Eau Claire, WI – In the first game back from the all-star break, the Eau Claire Express (22-32) lost a thirteen-inning marathon against the La Crosse Loggers (31-24) by a score of 6-4 on Thursday night.

The Express first scored in the first inning. Spencer Myers (Notre Dame) lead off with a double. He scored when Cody Milligan (Oklahoma State) hit an RBI single. Milligan would score later in the inning on a wild pitch. Another run came in the 4th inning. Newcomer, Troy Beilsmith (Evansville) led off with a double of his own and scored on an error by the Loggers’ pitcher. The final Express run came in the 5th Cody Milligan doubled and advanced to third on a wild pitch. He would run into home on a sac fly to right by Scott Ogrin (Cal Poly), and Milligan would secure his Express player of the night honors.

Justin Revels (Illinois-Springfield) started for the Express and went 5 innings, allowing four runs (three earned) on five hits and four walks. The junior struck out four. Josh Gaworski got his first appearance from the bullpen, throwing 1.2 innings and gave up three walks. Zach Grech (Stanford) pitched well out of the pen, tossing 3.1 scoreless innings with five strikeouts. Austin George (College of Charleston) pitched the last three innings and took the loss, giving up two runs. The junior struck out seven.

Join us tomorrow, July 27th, for an action-packed night! Win the last prize you’ll ever need at our Prepaid Funeral Giveaway presented by Evergreen Funeral Home. The Russian Bar Trio will also perform during the game. The fun doesn’t stop after the final out is recorded. Stay after the game for a stunning postgame fireworks show.

Season tickets and 5-Game Packs are on sale now. 5-Game Packs include a reserved seat, Express jersey, Express hat, Express mug, and unlimited food and beverage for $70. Call us at (715)839-7788 to purchase your 5-Game Pack.  Jersey sizes will be available on a first come, first serve basis.


The Eau Claire Express are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Now in its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods 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 190 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Express as your favorite team.