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August 7th, 2020
Contact: Mitch Montani, Radio & Broadcasting Intern
Woodchucks fall to Loggers on Friday night, 15-3
WAUSAU, WI – The Woodchucks were beaten by the La Crosse Loggers on Friday, 15-3. With the loss, the Woodchucks collected a series split with La Crosse.
Wisconsin scored all three of its runs with a groundout. Adrian Mella’s grounder in the third inning scored Isaiah Mirabal. Later in the frame, Jeissy De La Cruz scored on a groundout from Alejandro Macario. In the fourth inning, Nick Romano came in to score with a Santiago Garavito RBI.
Five pitchers worked for the Woodchucks tonight. Nick Marshall got the start, and was given the loss. He allowed seven runs over 2.1 innings. Jacob Dubs, Dathon McGrath, Darmany Rivas, and Michael Portella also pitched for Wisconsin.
Dathon McGrath tossed 2.1 innings of one-run relief. The run was unearned.
The Chucks remain at home tomorrow night. They’ll play the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, with first pitch set for 6:05. 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.