Passatempo, Skapura's efforts not enough
Kalamazoo, MI – The Wisconsin Woodchucks (25-30, 12-8 Second Half) fell to the Kalamazoo Growlers (30-26, 10-10 Second Half), 4-2, in a pitchers' duel Friday at Homer Stryker Field in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
It was their first loss on this road trip, and ended a five-game winning streak
Steve Passatempo (UMass Lowell) had three hits, including a double, and a run scored. Chad Fleischman (Lamar) doubled twice and drove in two, while Connor Heady (Kentucky) added his third double of the series.
Devin Skapura (Texas A&M-Corpus Christi) took the hard-luck loss after allowing only three runs in seven innings.
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.