Woodchucks Bats Go Quiet In Loss To Kingfish
Wausau, WIS – The Woodchucks came into tonight’s game looking to get back in the win column as they hosted the Kenosha Kingfish. With the Chucks down 1-0 in the bottom of the 4th, Catcher Javier Valdes launched his second home run of the season over the left field wall to tie things up at 1-1.
Chucks starting pitcher Bent Headrick pitched a great ballgame going 5 and 2/3 allowing just one run striking out seven keeping the game tied.
The Kingfish added two runs in the top of the 7thto take a 3-1 lead and got an insurance run in the top of the 8thwith a solo shot from Evan McDonald.
The Chucks threatened in the bottom of the 9thgetting the first two runners on base but fell short of a late comeback and fell to the Kingfish 4-1.
Chucks catcher Javier Valdes continued to showcase his power added his second home run of the season in the bottom of the 4thand also added a single in the 9th.
Chucks starter Brent Headrick continued to pitch well giving the team a spark with seven punch outs giving up only one run.
Chucks shortstop Tommy Duddleston and centerfielder Payton Nelson made incredible defensive plays tonight to keep the game within reach.
The Chucks will be back at home at Athletic Park on Saturday June 9thas they host the Kenosha Kingfish. First pitch is at 6:35 PM. It is Woody’s Reading Club Redemption Night #2 presented by Culvers & Sun Printing. For tickets, call us at 715.845.5055, stop by our front office, or visit woodchucks.com