FINAL: ‘Chucks fall in Green Bay, 8-7, in extras
Fleischman, Mangrum homer for 'Chucks
Green Bay, WIS – The Wisconsin Woodchucks (13-20) fell to the Green Bay Bullfrogs (14-20), 8-7, in 11 innings at Joannes Stadium in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Chad Fleischman (Lamar) and Stevie Mangrum (Virginia Tech) both homered for the 'Chucks. Mangrum added a single and a run scored.
Connor Heady (Kentucky) had a two-RBI double and a run scored.
Gordon Cardenas (Auburn) threw three scoreless innings of relief for the 'Chucks and struck out two.
Dallas Gibson (Lipscomb) took the loss for the 'Chucks.
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.