Woodchucks Score Early And Rely On Pitching To Defeat Green Bay
WAUSAU, WI – The Wisconsin Woodchucks only allowed the Green Bay Booyah to record three hits. The Woodchucks won by a final score of 3-0.
Jose Varela started on the mound for the Woodchucks. He pitched seven innings and allowed zero runs on three hits. Varela walked three and struck out seven.
The Woodchucks offense scored all three of their runs in the third inning. Kyle Simmons hit an RBI single to drive in Alejandro Gonzalez. TJ Reeves then drove in Simmons with an RBI double. Brandon Seltzer rounded out the scoring by driving in Reeves with an RBI single.
Joey Hennessey pitched the final two innings for the Woodchucks. He walked one and struck out two to secure a Woodchucks victory.
Jose Varela had another impressive start. He pitched seven innings and allowed zero runs on three hits. Varela walked three and struck out seven.
Kyle Simmons, TJ Reeves, and Brandon Seltzer each drove in a run in the third inning.
The Wisconsin Woodchucks will enjoy one of their rare off days tomorrow on Monday, July 29th. The Chucks will return playing at home on Tuesday, July 30th against the Madison Mallards. The game will begin at 6:35 PM and gates will open one hour before at 5:35 PM. It will be Outdoors Night presented by Ram Truck & Brickner Family Auto Group. The first 1,000 fans will receive a FREE camo Woodchucks baseball hat. 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.