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Woodchucks stay hot in sweep of Bullfrogs

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After trading leads several times Wednesday at Athletic Park, the Wisconsin Woodchucks swept the four-game series against the Green Bay Bullfrogs with a 5-3 win.

The Woodchucks have won eight out of the past 10 games.

It was back and fourth all game long but the Chucks got a huge home run in the bottom of the 7thfrom centerfielder Zach DeLoach to break the 3-3 tie.

The Chucks struck first in the bottom of the 1stinning with another home run from the hot hitting right fielder Jaren Shelby to give the Chucks a 1-0 lead after one

After the Bullfrogs tied things up in the top of 3rd, they then added two runs in the top of the 5thwith back to back home runs to take a 3-1 lead after five.

Chucks starter Jake Gross kept the team in the game tonight going five innings allowing three runs and striking out four.

The Chucks offense came alive in the bottom of the 6thinning with a huge two run shot to left to tie the game at 3-3.

In the bottom of the 7thinning, The Chucks got their third home run of the game with a huge two run shot to give the team a 5-3 lead after seven.

Chucks reliever Alex Stodola was incredible out of the bullpen going three innings scoreless allowing just one hit and striking out four.

Chucks closer Lenny Gwizdala was light out again shutting the door down in the top of the 9thto secure his eighth save of the season. He is now a perfect 8/8 on save opportunities this season and has an incredible 0.69 ERA.

Top Performers 

Woodchucks right fielder Jaren Shelby contributed a solo shot in the bottom of the 1stto get the Chucks scoring going. Jaren also made an incredible diving catch in the top of the 9th. Shelby is on some surge at the plate and has now hit four home runs in the last five days.

Chucks third basemen Javier Valdes unloaded a huge two run homer in the bottom of the 6thto tie the game at three. That was Javi’s team leading sixth home run of the season.

Chucks centerfielder Zach DeLoach ripped a huge two run shot to right in the bottom of the 7thinning to give the Chucks a 5-3 lead

Chucks reliever Alex Stodola was incredible out of the bullpen going three innings scoreless allowing just one hit and striking out four.

Chucks closer Lenny Gwizdala was light out again shutting the door down in the top of the 9thto secure his eighth save of the season. He is now a perfect 8/8 on save opportunities this season and has an incredible 0.69 ERA.

Next Up 

The Wisconsin Woodchucks will be back home at Athletic Park on Tuesday, July 17 to host the Battle Creek Bombers. First pitch is at 6:35 p.m. It is 25thAnniversary Woody Woodchuck Bobblehead Giveaway presented by RAM Truck and Brickner Family Auto Group. For tickets, visit woodchucks.com.

Box Score

Game Date: 07/11/2018

Green Bay Bullfrogs  3 AT Wisconsin Woodchucks  5

                                 YTD                                   YTD

Green Bay          AB  R  H BI   AVG  Wisconsin          AB  R  H BI   AVG

Pavlica, P LF       4  1  3  2  .321  Broussard, B SS     3  1  0  0  .268

Maris, B 2B         3  1  1  1  .282  Valdes, J 3B        4  1  1  2  .214

Damla, A 1B         4  0  0  0  .333  Shelby, J RF        4  1  1  1  .313

Robinson, L DH      4  0  0  0  .250  Alexiades, R LF     3  1  1  0  .267

Antone, A RF        3  0  0  0  .125  DeLoach, Z CF       3  1  1  2  .323

Morrison, C CF      4  0  0  0  .241  Toral, A 1B         2  0  0  0  .227

Gonzalez, A SS      4  0  1  0  .257  Swanson, C DH       3  0  0  0  .213

Davis, B C          3  1  0  0  .125  DeRenzo, D C        2  0  0  0  .213

Cardoza-Oquendo 3B  3  0  1  0  .222  Fernandez, M 2B     3  0  1  0  .233

                   32  3  6  3                           27  5  5  5

Green Bay            0 0 1   0 2 0   0 0 0 -  3  6  0

Wisconsin            1 0 0   0 0 2   2 0 x -  5  5  0

HR--Pavlica, P LF (2), Maris, B 2B (3), Valdes, J 3B (6), Shelby, J RF (5),

DeLoach, Z CF (3). RBI--Pavlica, P LF  2 (4), Maris, B 2B (20), TOTALS  3

(0), Valdes, J 3B  2 (20), Shelby, J RF (12), DeLoach, Z CF  2 (23), TOTALS

 5 (0). SH--Cardoza-Oquendo 3B (0). SB--Pavlica, P LF (7), Davis, B C (1),

Cardoza-Oquendo 3B (2). CS--Toral, A 1B (3). 

LOB--Green Bay 6, Wisconsin 1. 

                                                                YTD

                                 IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR     ERA

 Green Bay

Gowens, R (L,1-1)               6.1   4   5   5   3   7   3    5.85

Carrillo, K                     1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0    7.07

                                8     5   5   5   3   7   3

 Wisconsin

Gross, J                        5.0   5   3   3   2   4   2    3.68

Stodola, A (W,1-3)              3.0   1   0   0   1   4   0    4.36

Gwizdala, L (S,8)               1.0   0   0   0   0   1   0    0.69

                                9     6   3   3   3   9   2

PB--DeRenzo, D. SO--Pavlica, P, Damla, A 2, Robinson, L, Antone, A 2,

Morrison, C, Davis, B, Cardoza-Oquendo, E, Broussard, B, Valdes, J,

Swanson, C 2, DeRenzo, D, Fernandez, M 2. BB--Maris, B, Antone, A, Davis,

B, Broussard, B, Toral, A, DeRenzo, D. BF--Gowens, R 24 (85), Carrillo, K 6

(67), Gross, J 22 (157), Stodola, A 11 (87), Gwizdala, L 3 (53).

P-S--Gowens, R 97-59, Carrillo, K 17-9, Gross, J 84-48, Stodola, A 43-30,

Gwizdala, L 15-10. 

T--2:29.  A--1685

Weather: 81 degrees, Partly Sunny

Plate Umpire - Larry Mishou (#47), Field Umpire #1 - Mike Bitetto (#21), Field Umpire #2 - Chris Lee (#48)

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