Chinooks Swept in Double-Header
On Wednesday, the Chinooks could not overcome an early deficit set by the Kingfish. The team was defeated 3-2.
Kenosha took a 1-0 lead in the first. Center fielder Buddy Reed led off the game with a double to left field. Joe Pavlovich (UW-Oshkosh) issued a walk to Chris Godinez. The right-hander then gave up a single to Pat Porter. Reed scored on an Alex Dunlap base hit. Despite the run, Pavlovich struck out the side.
Pavlovich was replaced by Hunter Devall (LSU) in the second. The right fielder Dunlap hit a leadoff double in the third off Devall. Steven Sensley advanced on a fielder’s choice and Dunlap scored.
In the fifth, right-hander Parker Sanburn (Arkansas) gave up a solo homer to Michael Adkins. Kenosha had a 3-0 advantage over Lakeshore.
Catcher Zack Bowers (Georgia) led off the fifth ground-rule double. With two outs, Ryan Larson (Florida) hit a single and Bowers scored.
Kingfish starter Dillon Mazzoccoli was replaced by Justin Peters. Second baseman Jake Noll (Florida Gulf Coast) had an RBI single off Peters, and the Chinooks trailed 3-2.
The righty Peters (2-4) picked up the win in two-thirds of an inning. PJ Schuster recorded his eighth save in three and two-thirds innings. He also struck out four.
Pavlovich (5-2) took the loss for the Chinooks. In one inning, he gave up one run off three hits.
Lakeshore travels to Wausau to take on the Woodchucks on Thursday and Friday. They will return home to play the Kalamazoo Growlers on Saturday, August 2.
The Lakeshore Chinooks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 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 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League YouTube channel<http://northwoodsleague.com/video/>. For more information, visit www.lakeshorechinooks.com.