Wausau, WIS – The Woodchucks came into Fond Du Lac looking to stay hot for their third win in a row. It was a close ballgame all through the afternoon but the Chucks came through when it mattered most. Down 5-3 in the top of the 7th, the Woodchucks came through with a huge three run inning to put the team up 6-5.
Chucks starting pitcher Orsen Josephina did a nice job to keep the team in the game after getting behind early. With the team down 3-1 in the top of the 5th, it was leftfielder Justin Neo who came through with a huge RBI triple. He also came around to score on a throwing error from the Dock Spiders. Neo added to his big day with a huge RBI single up the middle to fuel a three run 7th inning for the Chucks.
Great relief pitching from Drew Holweger, Tyler Jones, and Lenny Gwizdala held the one run lead as the Chucks held on for their 3rd straight win.
Chucks Closer Lenny Gwizdala came in to shut the door down in the 9th securing his third save of the season.
It was quite the day for Woodchucks leftfielder Justin Neo who had two big hits and two RBI’S on the afternoon.
Woodchucks shortstop Bryan Lavastida had a great day at the plate going 3-5 with a double and a stolen base.
The Chucks will be back at home at Athletic Park on Tuesday June 5th as 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