Wausau native Adam Kramer limits Border Cats and leads the Woodchucks to a 4-2 victory
WAUSAU—July 28, 2013—The Wisconsin Woodchucks defeated the Thunder Bay Border Cats 4-2, as Wausau native Adam Kramer pitched six outstanding inning only surrendering one run in the victory.
The Border Cats struck first as Dylan Becker hit a home run into the bullpen into right field to take an early 1-0 lead which was Kramer's only mistake of the night.
The Woodchucks took the lead from the Border Cats when Matt Tellor hit a ground ball through the right side of the infield that brought both Edgar Figueroa and Tyler Steib home on the play to give them a 2-1 lead.
The Woodchucks added an insurance run in the bottom of the fifth inning as Levi Meyer singled up the middle bringing home Garrett Rucker to extend the ‘Chucks lead 3-1.
A ground out by Josh Goossen-Brown allowed Rucker to score again to give the Woodchucks a 4-1 lead in the bottom of the seventh inning.
The Border Cats cut the deficit to two when Tyler Duplantis scored when Figueroa's wild throw out of play allowed him to score to trail 4-2. It would be too little too late however, as Max Ising appeared in the ninth inning and recorded his eighth save of the season for the Woodchucks.
The Woodchucks got an outstanding pitching performance from Wausau native Adam Kramer as he went six innings pitched allowed just the first inning home run while striking out six batters as he was awarded his first win of the season.
Montalbano's Three-Run Home Run Not Enough As Rafters Fall To Rox, 13-5
Wisconsin Rapids, WI - The St. Cloud Rox (28-29, 14-8) rode a six-run inning and sent 11 men to the plate in the fifth inning as the Rox downed the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (26-31, 7-15), 13-5, Sunday afternoon at Witter Field.
The home loss dropped the Rafters to 11-15 overall at home and the club is now 8-17 in the month of July.