Published On: June 3rd, 2022

Rockers drop fourth straight game after 12-hit outburst by Wausau


Wausau, Wis.-The Green Bay Rockers could not keep up with the offense of the Wausau Woodchucks as they dropped their fourth straight game, losing 9-3 to Wausau Friday night at Athletic Park.

The Rockers are now 1-4 on the season while the Woodchucks improve to 2-3 on the season after winning back-to-back games.

The Woodchucks wasted no time in the first inning, scoring two runs on two hits after a walk and double put two runners in scoring position.

A passed ball and wild pitch brought those runners home, giving the Woodchucks a 2-0 after the first inning of play.

Following a scoreless second inning for both teams, the Woodchucks added to their lead, plating two more runs across in the third, to take a 4-0 lead through three innings.

The Rockers got their first hits of the night in the top of the fourth but could not score as they stranded two runners on base.

Green Bay got their first runs of the game in the fifth, scoring one run off a wild pitch to cut the deficit to three at 4-1, through the first five innings of the game.

However, the Woodchucks increased their lead by four once again in the sixth after a solo home run by Norris McClure, increasing the score to 5-1 in favor of the Woodchucks.

Wausau added to their lead in the seventh after an RBI double from Ike Mezzenga to make it 6-3 Wausau through seven innings.

The Rockers plated two runs in the top of the eighth off an RBI single from Griffin Stevens and a sacrifice fly by Matt Scannell, to cut the lead to three.

The momentum for the Rockers was short-lived however, as the Woodchucks added three more runs, capping off their nine-run outing and leading 9-3 through eight innings.

The Rockers went down 1-2-3 in the ninth as the Woodchucks took home the victory at home, their second in as many nights.

The Rockers will conclude their opening series with the Woodchucks on Saturday at Capital Credit Union Park. First pitch is set for 6:35 p.m. at home with the pregame concert performed by Conscious Pilot starting at 5:35 p.m.

It is also Guaranteed Win Saturday presented by Rodac Development and Construction meaning if the Rockers lose, fans get a free ticket voucher to a future Rockers game.

Single game and group tickets are on sale now. Visit or call the ticket office at 920-497-7225 to reserve your seats today. The Rockers front office and Team Apparel Fan Shop at Capital Credit Union Park are located at 2231 Holmgren Way in Ashwaubenon. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm.


The Green Bay Rockers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 28th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 280 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (NYM), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and 2019/2021 Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2021 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove winner and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. League games are viewable live at For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rockers as your favorite team.

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