'Chucks can't overcome five-run Duluth second
Wausau, WIS – The Wisconsin Woodchucks (13-17) lost to the Duluth Huskies (15-16), 11-1, at Athletic Park in Wausau, Wisconsin.
The Woodchucks got two hits from Steele Walker (Oklahoma), a double and a single. He also scored the only 'Chucks run.
After an earlier lightning delay of 30 minutes, the 'Chucks were delayed for close to two hours in the top of the second inning.
Evy Ruibal (Notre Dame) threw a scoreless inning in relief for the 'Chucks. He still has not allowed an earned run this season.
The Woodchucks are back in action at Athletic Park tomorrow (Friday, July 1) for a second game against Duluth. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. Order your tickets today by calling 715.845.5055
or going online to woodchucks.com
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, visitwww.woodchucks.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store and set the Woodchucks as your favorite team.