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August 13th, 2020
Contact: Mitch Montani, Radio & Broadcasting Intern
Woodchucks fall to Dock Spiders in Wausau
WAUSAU, WI – The Woodchucks lost to the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders on Thursday night. The final score was 16-6. The win snapped a short, two-game win streak for the Chucks.
Adrian Mella’s two-run double in the sixth inning got the Woodchucks on the scoreboard. This was followed by a pair of wild pitches, which scored two more runs. Nick Romano and Tom Josten hit solo home runs in the later innings for the Woodchucks.
Bobby Vath was the starting pitcher for the Woodchucks. He lasted just three innings and was given the loss. Jacob Dubs, Austin Syvertson, Chandler Fochs, Marcos Del Valle, and Gabriel Guevara.
Adrian Mella was 2-3 in the game with two doubles and two RBIs.
Nick Romano was 2-5 with a solo home run, and two runs scored.
The Woodchucks will play in Fond du Lac tomorrow night. They’ll be back home on Saturday with a game against Green Bay. First pitch is 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.