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July 13th, 2020
Contact: Mitch Montani, Radio & Broadcasting Intern
Woodchucks lose heartbreaker to Green Bay, 6-5
GREEN BAY, WI – The Woodchucks fell to the Green Bay Booyah on Monday night, 6-5. After winning yesterday with a walk-off against Rockford, Wisconsin saw the Booyah collect a walk-off tonight.
The Chucks scored three runs in the second inning of the game. Jeissy De La Cruz scored Caleb Denny with an RBI single. Leighton Banjoff then plated two runs with a single, scoring Nick Romano and De La Cruz. The scoring was capped with Caleb Denny’s two-run homer in the fifth inning, his third of the 2020 season.
Wisconsin only used two pitchers in the game. Brett Wicklund got the start of Wisconsin, lasting five innings. He surrendered three runs and struck out four. Hunter Rosenbaum pitched the remainder of the game, and was given the loss. He struck out four, and also allowed three runs.
Caleb Denny was 1-2 in the game with two walks, but hit a two-run homer.
Jeissy De La Cruz was 2-2 with two singles and an RBI. He exited the game due to injury.
Brett Wicklund lasted five innings in his start, striking out four.
The Woodchucks will play another game in Green Bay tomorrow, but will return home on Wednesday. That game will also be against the Booyah, and have a 6:35 scheduled start. For tickets, call us at 715.845.5055, stop by our front office, or visit woodchucks.com.
The Wisconsin Woodchucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 25-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.woodchucks.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Woodchucks as your favorite team.