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Published On: June 3rd, 2016

'Chucks lose to Wisconsin Rapids, 13-3


Wisconsin Rapids, WIS – It’s opening week in Wisconsin in the Northwoods League presented by Edvest. The Wisconsin Woodchucks lost to the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, 13-3, on Thursday night; a five-run Wisconsin Rapids first inning downed the 'Chucks at Witter Field in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.


After Wisconsin pitchers struggled with walks last night in Rockford, the 'Chucks made six errors tonight; they have now committed 12 on the season.


Kevin Bolder (St. Cloud) started on the mound for the Woodchucks and threw three innings, conceding nine runs while striking out two.


At the plate, Mac Caples (Virginia Tech) reached base three times with an RBI. Connor Heady (Kentucky) had a hit and a run in his season debut.


Bolder is lined up to take the loss for the Woodchucks.


The ‘Chucks will be back in action in the home opener tomorrow night at Athletic Park when they take on the Rafters in the second game of the series. All broadcasts are available on Fox Sports Radio-Wausau, 1390 AM/93.9 FM.




The Wisconsin Woodchucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 23rd 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, 150 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit


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