Woodchucks rally past Bombers in game one of double header 7-6
WAUSAU—July 4, 2013—The Wisconsin Woodchucks three-run eighth inning rally would lead them to victory over the Battle Creek Bombers 7-6.
The Woodchucks rallied and took the lead back after a three-run eighth inning. After two singles to lead off the inning, Austin Diemer would pinch hit for Goossen-Brown looking to sacrifice the runners over. After a wild pitch advanced both runners into scoring position, Diemer would hit a two-run triple down the right field line. Reeves would drive in Diemer in the very next at-bat to give the Woodchucks a 7-6 advantage which would be the difference in the game.
Woodchucks rally again on the Bombers 5-4, as they sweep Thursday's double header
WAUSAU—July 4, 2013—The Wisconsin Woodchucks used a three-run sixth inning rally this time to sweep Thursday's double header winning 5-4.
After loading the bases in the bottom of the sixth inning, the Woodchucks rallied and took the lead thanks to a bloop single into right field by Edgar Figueroa would bring home Austin Diemer. After a fielding error by Bombers' right fielder Greg Valezquez, Bennie came into score as well on the play to tie the game up at four. Déjà vu all over again as Rodriguez hits a fly ball to right field deep enough this time scoring Tyler Stieb to give the Woodchucks a 5-4 lead.
Merrill native Pascal Paul would earn the victory as the ‘Chucks battled back after he gave up the go-ahead grand slam. Max Ising would load the bases in the bottom of the seventh inning but shut the door on the Bombers as he earned the save.
Loggers Club Two Home Runs To Open Second Half with 12-5 Victory Over Rafters
Wisconsin Rapids, WI- Johnny Bekakis led the way as the La Crosse Loggers (X-X) pummeled the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (19-17, 0-1), 12-5, Monday afternoon at Witter Field. Bekakis led the way combining with three hits, including a double in the sixth innings and three-run home run in the seventh.
The three hits by Bekakis were part of a 16-hit attack on the evening by the Loggers offense, the most of the season allowed by the Rafters pitching staff.