Woodchucks' bats come to life in series finale
Wausau, WIS – The Wisconsin Woodchucks (18-25, 5-3 Second Half) took the second of a two-game set over the Battle Creek Bombers (22-22, 4-4 Second Half), 11-4, at Athletic Park in Wausau, Wisconsin.
Steele Walker (Oklahoma) came in leading the Northwoods League with a .373 batting average, and he only raised that mark tonight with a 4-for-5 performance. Walker homered — his fourth of the season and third in the last seven games — and drove three while scoring two. He's scored 31 runs in 29 games this season.
Walker's batting average is now up to .391, still leading the league.
Scott Parker (San Francisco) threw six innings and surrendered only one run en route to his team-leading fifth victory of the season.
Chad Fleischman (Lamar) knocked out two hits of his own, driving in two and scoring one.
The Woodchucks are back in action at Athletic Park tomorrow for against Green Bay. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. Order your tickets today by calling 715.845.5055
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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.