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FINAL: ‘Chucks drop first in Battle Creek

 

Walker, Heady lead offense

 

Battle Creek, MI – The Wisconsin Woodchucks (25-31, 12-9 Second Half) lost to the Battle Creek Bombers (28-28, 10-10 Second Half), 2-1, in a pitchers' duel Saturday at C.O. Brown Stadium in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Connor Heady (Kentucky) had two hits, including his fourth double in the past three games, and scored the Woodchucks' only run.

Steele Walker (Oklahoma) pitched in three singles and was stranded at third when the 'Chucks left the bases loaded to end the game. They outhit Battle Creek, 8-7, but stranded 12 runners in the loss.

Reggie Meyer (Minnesota) took the hard-luck loss after allowing only two runs in six 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
 

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