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Chucks fall to the Loggers in the La Crosse, 14-3

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August 1st, 2020

Contact: Mitch Montani, Radio & Broadcasting Intern

baseball@woodchucks.com

Chucks fall to the Loggers in the La Crosse, 14-3

LA CROSSE, WI – The Woodchucks fell to the La Crosse Loggers on Saturday night, 14-3. It was the fifth straight loss for Wisconsin.

The Chucks scored their first run with a Caleb Denny SAC Fly in the sixth inning, which brought home Alejandro Macario. Jeissy De La Cruz collected his first home run on Saturday, a tw0-run shot in the ninth inning.

Calvin Bush of Wisconsin was given the loss, with his start lasting 2.2 innings. Emanuel Corporan, Nathan Mirochnick, Michael Smith and Andy Shreves also worked for the Chucks.

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Santiago Garavito was 2-4 in the game with two singles.

Jeissy De La Cruz was 1-4, but collected his first home run of the season.

Next Up

The Chucks are in La Crosse once again on Sunday evening. They will be back at home on Tuesday night, where they’ll take on Fond du Lac. First pitch is set for 6:35. For tickets, call us at 715.845.5055, stop by our front office, or visit woodchucks.com.

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