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Woodchucks Fall to Rafters in Pitcher’s Duel

 

Wausau, WIS – The Wisconsin Woodchucks started a six game road trip today at Witter Field vs. the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters. The game was kept close by the pitching staff, but the ‘Chucks fell to the Rafters with a final score of 1-0.

 

Starting pitcher Orsen Josephina went 6.0 innings, his longest stretch on the bump so far this season. He gave up the only run of the game in the second inning but kept the game scoreless after that.

 

Relief pitchers Branson Hall and Dylan Carter each put in an inning of work on the mound also and kept the game locked at 1-0.

 

Despite a strong pitching performance, the Woodchucks offense was shut down by the Rafters and they could not rally for the win. The ‘Chucks will get a second shot at the Rafters tomorrow at Witter Field at 7:05pm.

 

Next Up 

 

The Wisconsin Woodchucks will be back at home at Athletic Park on Saturday June 16thas they host the Rockford Rivets. First pitch is at 6:35 PM. We are hosting our first ever Bourbon Tasting at the ballpark. Be sure to pre-order tickets. Also enjoy Saturday night with Cellcom’s post-game fireworks set to 90’s throwback country music. For tickets, call us at 715.845.5055, stop by our front office, or visit woodchucks.com