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Woodchucks Offensive Surge Continues And Sweep The Rafters

Wausau, WIS – The Woodchucks came into this afternoon’s game against the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters looking for the two game sweep. The team fell behind early 2-0 but after a Grand Slam off the the bat of Chucks second basemen Peter Ahn in the bottom of the 2ndinning to make it 4-2, the Chucks led the whole way and held on for the 8-4 win.

 

After falling behind early 2-0 in the top of the 2nd, the Chucks answered back with a Grand Slam from Peter Ahn to make the score 4-2

 

The Chucks added to their lead with an RBI double from the hot hitting centerfielder Reese Alexiades in the bottom of the 4thto make it 5-2.

 

The Woodchucks got some key insurance runs in the middle innings of an RBI single in the bottom of the 5thfrom designated hitter Cooper Swanson to make the score 6-2. They also got a Sac Fly RBI from right fielder Zach DeLoach to make it 7-2 in the bottom of the 6th to give the Chucks a 7-2 lead.

 

The Chucks added one more in the bottom of the 8thoff a RBI walk with Cooper Swanson and held on for the 8-4 victory

 

The Woodchucks bullpen was tremendous today coming to action early. The combination of Jordan Walden, Frank Frate, Drew Holweger, Joey Hennessey came in to allow no runs in six innings.

 

 

Top Performers

 

Woodchucks second basemen Peter Ahn had a huge day at the plate with four RBI’s off of his Grand Slam in the bottom of the 2ndinning. He also reached base three times.

 

Chucks designated hitter Cooper Swanson had a nice day the dish going 1-3 with two RBI’s and reaching base three times.

 

Woodchucks centerfielder Reese Alexiades continued to come up in the clutch with an RBI double in the bottom of the 4thinning.

 

Woodchucks reliever Jordan Walden was tremendous out of the bullpen going two innings allowing no runs to score and striking out three.

 

 

 

Next Up

 

The Wisconsin Woodchucks will be back home at Athletic Park on Wednesday June 27thas they host the Battle Creek Bombers for a doubleheader. The first game game is at 12: 05 PM. It is Daycare and Summer Camp Day. The Flying Houndz Frizbee Dogs will perform an in game show. The second game is at 6:35 PM and the Flying Houndz will return for a second performance. For tickets, call us at 715.845.5055, stop by our front office, or visit woodchucks.com