Rafters Suffer Walk-off Losses In Both Games of Doubleheader
EAU CLAIRE (WAOW) - The Rafters and Express gave fans their money's worth in Eau Claire on Tuesday. Both games of their doubleheader were tied in the bottom of the 7th and final inning. Unfortunately for Wisconsin Rapids, neither game went into extra innings.
The Express walked off with a victory in game 1, thanks to a Steve McGuiggan 3-run homer. The final damage was 6-3.
Rapids scored a run to tie game 2 at 3's in the top of the 7th, but watched Eau Claire answer in the bottom of the frame. 4-3 was the final in the nightcap.
First-place Eau Claire improves to 20-12 on the season, with just 2 games remaining in the 1st half. The Rafters fall to 11-20 in the basement of the South Division.