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Published On: March 8th, 2023

Christian Orr Returns to Wausau for the 2023 Season


Wausau, Wisc. – Pitcher Christian Orr is returning to the Woodchucks for the 2023 season. In Orr’s last appearance for the Woodchucks, he closed out the exciting 11-1 playoff win over Wisconsin Rapids.


RHP – Christian Orr| 6’1” | R/R | Sr. | University of Colombia International University


Christian Orr proved to be a valuable asset for the Woodchucks last summer, having closed out a playoff win with his pitching. Over the course of the season, Orr pitched 8.1 innings, earning a win, and walking only 6 batters. At Colombia International University, Orr, has pitched 102.1 innings in 35 games and earning 7 wins. The Woodchucks are looking forward to having Orr back on the team.


The Woodchucks start their 30th season of Northwoods League Baseball in Madison, WI on Monday, May 29th. The team returns home for the 2023 home opener at Athletic Park on Tuesday, May 30th. Group tickets and ticket packages are on sale now by calling 715.845.5055. Single game tickets will go on sale Monday, April 24th at 10am.




The Wausau Woodchucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 29th season, the Northwoods 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 300 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (NYM), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and 2019/2021 Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2021 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove winner and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. League games are viewable live at and on ESPN+. For more information, visit 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.