Woodchucks Sweep Kingfish With A Walkoff
Wausau, WIS – The Woodchucks swept their two game home series with the Kenosha Kingfish. The Chucks were struggling to get the bats going all day long but came through when it mattered most. They came back from being down 1-0 in the bottom of the 8thto walk it off in dramatic fashion 2-1 in the bottom of the 9thand get their third win of the season.
The Chucks starting pitching continued to stay hot as starter Jake Gross went five inning giving up just one run with six strikeouts. The bullpen looked very sharp as well as the combination of Frank Frate, Jordan Walden came in to allow no runs in four innings of relief.
With runners on first and second and no outs and the Chucks trailing 1-0, it was Peter Ahn who came up huge with a pinch hit RBI double to tie things up at 1.
It was quite the day for Woodchucks first basemen Alex Toral who had three hits on the day going 3-4 and now has four hits in the last two games.
Woodchucks starting pitcher Jake Gross was very sharp all afternoon going five innings and striking out six.
The Chucks will be back at home at Athletic Park on Tuesday June 5thas they host the Fond Du Lac Dock Spiders. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 PM. It is two dollar Tuesday at the ballpark- two-dollar inflatable wrist bands, two-dollar craft beers, and two dollar brats! For tickets, call us at 715.845.5055, stop by our front office, or visit woodchucks.com