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Published On: August 3rd, 2014

Lakeshore was shutout in the second game of the double-header. They were defeated by Kalamazoo, 1-0.

Illinois State Redbird Will Headean (1-2) tossed seven strong innings, but got the loss. He surrendered one run off four hits. The lefty struck out seven and issued only one walk

“Coach Mo (Mark Moriarty) got after it in the weight room this week,” said Headean. “I felt really good out there…playoffs are right around the corner and I think we have things figured out.”

For his performance, the left-hander was named the Northwoods League Pitcher of the Night on August 2.

In the second, the Growlers scored their one run. Designated-hitter Ryan Lidge singled passed shortstop into center field. He scored on a base hit by Grant Van Putten.

Right-hander Jacob Trejo (1-0) got the win for Kalamazoo in relief. In three and two-thirds innings, he gave up no runs on two hits. He also struck out three.

The teams meet again tomorrow, August 3. First pitch is at 5:05 p.m. The Woodchucks will come to Kapco Park to play on Monday, August 4 and Wednesday, August 6. Both games are scheduled for 6:35 p.m.

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