Express Drop Final Game of Road Season
Eau Claire, WI – For the final time in the 2018 season, the Eau Claire Express (13-16) donned the black uniforms with orange accents and took the field away from Carson Park. In the Sunday afternoon game, the Express fell to the Duluth Huskies (21-9) by a final score of 6-2.
Both Express runs came in the 3rd inning. Spencer Myers (Notre Dame) lead off with a single and advanced to second on a single by Adam LaRock (MATC). Nick Brueser (Stanford) came up with the big hit, driving both runners in on a 2 RBI single.
Rece Dietrich (Minnesota-Duluth) got the start for the Express. The sophomore tossed 4 innings, giving up two runs on seven hits and two walks. Isaiah Davis (Fresno State) received the loss after giving up four runs, two earned, on four hits. Noah Sifrit (Oklahoma State) tossed a scoreless two innings to finish the game. He recorded one strikeout.
Eau Claire will return home on Monday, August 6th. It is a double header against the Stingers and you can Win Bill’s Grill! Enter for a chance to win Express owner Bill Rowlett’s Grill! Fans will also be able to receive a complimentary chair massage from Paradise Massage while taking in an Express game! The doubleheader features two 7 inning games. Game 1 begins at 5:05pm and game 2 will begin aprox 30 mins after the end of the first game. One ticket is good for both games.
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 www.eauclaireexpress.com 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.