Two 7-6 victories in doubleheader
Kenosha, WIS – The Wisconsin Woodchucks (22-29, 9-7 Second Half) triumphed twice over the Kenosha Kingfish (20-32, 4-12 Second Half), in a doubleheader Sunday at Simmons Field in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Both games finished 7-6 in favor of the Woodchucks
Steele Walker (Oklahoma) extended his franchise record hitting streak to 22 games with a three-run double and a run scored in the Woodchucks' four-run third inning in game one, and a fifth inning single in game two.
Devin Skapura (Texas A&M-Corpus Christi) collected the win in game one, his fourth of the year, with five strikeouts and no walks in six innings of work. Alex Lewandowski (Northwood University) won game two with a scoreless inning of relief.
Gordon Cardenas (Auburn) saved both games, pushing his season total to nine.
Jared Oliva (Arizona) put the 'Chucks up for good in game one with a seventh inning RBI double to center, and he came in to score the eventual game-winning run himself.
In game two, Jonathan Foster (Auburn) knocked a three-run homer over the left field fence to put the 'Chucks up 4-0 in the second inning. He finished 2-3 with three RBI and two runs scored.
The 'Chucks are back at Athletic Park on Monday, August 1st, to battle the Green Bay Bullfrogs. First pitch is scheduled for 12:05 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.