Wisconsin fought back from being down 2-0, getting a clutch RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning, to take the lead and the win, 3-2.
The MoonDogs picked up one run in the fourth and fifth innings, but the Woodchucks scored one run in their half of the fifth to mount their comeback. Wisconsin tied the game at two in the bottom of the seventh inning, then getting the clinching run in the bottom of the eighth inning.
Will Krout kept the Woodchucks at bay, going 6 innings, allowing 1 run on 6 hits and striking out 2.
Brad Baker finished 2-4 with a double and a RBI.
The MoonDogs head to Rochester Saturday, July 3rd for the first half of a home-and-home series with the Honkers.
They return home Sunday, July 4th, at 6:05 p.m. for the start of a 9-game home stand. Come enjoy some old fashioned Americana with outdoor, wood-bat baseball and the 4th of July with the MoonDogs. Your ticket stub not only guarantees you a great seat at Franklin Rogers Park but also one at Blakeslee Stadium for Mankato’s Fireworks Extravaganza.