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Published On: June 21st, 2016


'Chucks leave bases loaded, lose by one


Wausau, WIS – The Wisconsin Woodchucks (10-9) trailed the Duluth Huskies (10-11), 8-3, after seven innings at Wade Stadium in Duluth, Minnesota. They scored four in the top of the eighth inning and — after giving a run back in the home half — one in the ninth, but they left the bases loaded and lost, 9-8

Steve Passatempo (UMass Lowell) highlighted the night by hitting for the cycle. After striking out in his first at-bat, he homered, tripled, doubled and singled (in that order) in his last four at-bats. He also scored four runs and drove in another.

Jonathan Foster (Auburn) continued his hot hitting over the last week with a four-hit night of his own.

Eli Kraus (Kent State) took the loss for the 'Chucks.

The 'Chucks are back at it tomorrow night in Duluth. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. They will finish their six-game road trip with two in Madison on Thursday and Friday.

When the 'Chucks are on the road, follow along by listening to the voice of the 'Chucks, Nate Gatter, on FOX Sports Radio 1390 AM/93.9 FM or by checking out the Woodchucks' Twitter and Facebook feeds.

The Woodchucks return home to Athletic Park Saturday, June 25. Order your tickets today by calling 715.845.5055 or going online to


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, more than 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, or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store and set the Woodchucks as your favorite team.