Chucks crush Loggers, snap five-game skid
For the Wausau Times
LA CROSSE – The Woodchucks snapped a five-game losing streak on Aug. 2, downing the La Crosse Loggers 7-1.
Pablo Ruiz and Kyle Hess each collected RBI singles in the third inning, which gave the Chucks a 2-0 lead. Nick Romano hit his first home of the season in the fifth inning, a two-run shot which doubled the lead. A Romano RBI single in the seventh inning, coupled by a two-run triple by Ruiz in the eighth, helped to seal it for Wisconsin.
Brett Wicklund was phenomenal in his start. He tossed six innings of one-run, five-hit ball. Hunter Rosenbaum and Bobby Vath followed the outing with three shutout innings.
Brett Wicklund tossed six innings of one-run ball. With five strikeouts, he got the win to improve to 3-0.
Nick Romano was 2-5, hitting his first home run of 2020.
The Chucks will be back at home on Aug. 4, taking on Fond du Lac. First pitch is set for 6:35 p.m. For more information, visit woodchucks.com.