Woodchucks Announce Two Returners for 2017 Season
Wausau, WIS- The Wisconsin Woodchucks are excited to announce the signing of two returning players from 2016 to the 2017 roster. Infielder Chad Fleischman and Outfielder Stevie Mangrum will be back in Wausau this summer for a second season with the Woodchucks.
Fleischman is originally from St. Paul, MN and had an impressive 2016 with the Woodchucks. Fleischman batted .248 in 2016 for the ‘Chucks, hitting 4 home runs and 14 doubles with 28 RBIs. Prior to coming to the Woodchucks Fleischman played for Ranger College and Cretin-Derham High School.
Mangrum was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 2015 First Year Player Draft. While with the Woodchucks in 2016 Mangrum earned a .308 batting average with 7 home runs, 16 doubles and a remarkable 36 RBI. Mangrum started eight games as a freshman for Virginia Tech in 2016.
The Wisconsin Woodchucks’ home opener is Wednesday, May 31, 2017. All ticket packages and group tickets are now on sale for the upcoming 2017 season. Call the Woodchucks ticket sales department for more information at 715.845.5055 or go online, www.woodchucks.com, to learn more. Single game tickets will go on sale on Friday, April 21, 2017.