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In a tight game against the Kalamazoo Growlers Wednesday, the Wisconsin Woodchucks kept things close with a tie score of 2-2 into the bottom of the 9th inning, but lost on a double by Growlers first baseman Niko Kavadas. The final score was 3-2.

Starting pitcher Brett Wicklund did well on the bump, going six innings with six strikeouts. Relief pitcher Drew Holweger followed with a scoreless inning on the mound. Jordan Walden pitched a scoreless eighth inning before letting up the double in the ninth.

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Tommy Duddleston hit a sacrifice fly in the second inning, driving in a run from Mason Doolittle. Derek Schwimmer drove in the second run of the game for the ‘Chucks after hitting a single, leading to an error by the Growlers first baseman.

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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 visit woodchucks.com.

Game Date: 06/13/2018
Wisconsin Woodchucks  2 AT Kalamazoo Growlers  3

                                 YTD                                   YTD
Wisconsin          AB  R  H BI   AVG  Kalamazoo          AB  R  H BI   AVG
Nelson, P CF        4  0  0  0  .185  Bowersox, J CF      4  1  1  0  .250
Alexiades, R RF     4  0  1  0  .143  Johnson, I SS       4  0  2  1  .400
Toral, A 1B         4  0  1  0  .313  Crail, S DH         3  0  0  0  .286
Valdes, J SS        4  0  2  0  .188  Radcliff, B RF      3  1  0  0  .308
Quinones, I DH      4  0  0  0  .237  Kavadas, N 1B       4  1  3  2  .276
Doolittle, M C      4  1  2  0  .189  Miller, J 3B        3  0  1  0  .222
Ahn, P 2B           4  1  1  0  .237  Rivoli, B C         2  0  0  0  .219
Duddleston, T 3B    2  0  0  1  .220  Clark, D LF         3  0  0  0  .212
Schwimmer, D LF     3  0  2  0  .261  Murdie, P 2B        3  0  0  0  .350
                   33  2  9  1                           29  3  7  3

Wisconsin            0 2 0   0 0 0   0 0 0 -  2  9  2
Kalamazoo            0 0 1   1 0 0   0 0 1 -  3  7  1
2B--Doolittle, M C (1), Johnson, I SS (1), Kavadas, N 1B (4). 3B--Johnson,
I SS (1). HR--Kavadas, N 1B (1). RBI--Duddleston, T 3B (2), TOTALS (0),
Johnson, I SS (1), Kavadas, N 1B  2 (9), TOTALS  3 (0). SF--Duddleston, T
3B (1). CS--Johnson, I SS (1). E--Ahn, P 2B 2 (2), Kavadas, N 1B (1). 
LOB--Wisconsin 5, Kalamazoo 5. DP--P. Murdie(2B) - I. Johnson(SS) - N.
Kavadas(1B), J. Valdes(SS) - A. Toral(1B). 
                                                                YTD
                                 IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR     ERA
 Wisconsin
Wicklund, B                     6.0   5   2   2   1   6   1    3.50
Holweger, D                     1.0   1   0   0   1   0   0    1.69
Walden, J (L,1-2)               1.0   1   1   1   1   0   0    2.70
                                8     7   3   3   3   6   1
 Kalamazoo
Adams, C                        6.0   8   2   1   0   3   0    4.50
Sommer, T (W,1-0)               3.0   1   0   0   0   4   0    0.00
                                9     9   2   1   0   7   0
SO--Toral, A, Quinones, I, Doolittle, M, Ahn, P 3, Schwimmer, D, Johnson,
I, Crail, S 2, Miller, J, Clark, D, Murdie, P. BB--Crail, S, Radcliff, B,
Rivoli, B. BF--Wicklund, B 22 (75), Holweger, D 5 (22), Walden, J 5 (26),
Adams, C 24 (72), Sommer, T 10 (21). P-S--Wicklund, B 81-55, Holweger, D
20-8, Walden, J 24-11, Adams, C 82-60, Sommer, T 30-25. 
T--2:10.  A--1297

Weather: 78 deg F, sunny
Plate Umpire - Kyle Peters, Field Umpire #1 - 1B - Gavin Oakley, Field Umpire #2 - 3B - Pat Crowley

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