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Published On: July 10th, 2016


Walker's third homer not enough


Thunder Bay, Ontario – The Wisconsin Woodchucks (15-25, 2-3 Second Half) lost to the Thunder Bay Border Cats (9-30, 3-2 Second Half), 4-2, at Tbaytel Park at Port Arthur Stadium in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Steele Walker (Oklahoma) knocked a solo homer over the right field fence in the third inning — his third of the year, all three coming this week, and second in the last two days. Walker had a .357 batting average coming into play, which was second in the Northwoods League.

Jonathan Foster (Auburn) and Cole Daily (Notre Dame) each added two hits, and Foster drove in the Woodchucks' other run.

Reggie Meyer (Minnesota) took the loss for the 'Chucks.

The Woodchucks are back in action tomorrow at Thunder Bay. They return to Athletic Park on Tuesday, July 12 to take on Battle Creek. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. 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.