DULUTH, MN (WSAU-Woodchucks) - The Duluth Huskies scored eight runs in the fourth inning Wednesday night against the Woodchucks on their way to a 12-0 defeat to sweep the Woodchucks in a two-game series.
After the starters Dan Weigel and Clay Chapman traded zeroes on the first, the Huskies broke open the scoring in the second. After a leadoff single from Michael Suiter, Keith Curcio lined a triple into the right field corner to score Suiter and put the Huskies on top 1-0. Curcio would also score on a base hit by Christopher Harvey to give the Huskies two runs in the frame.
With the score still 2-0 in the fourth, the Huskies busted the door open offensively. In the inning, the Huskies plated eight runs, bringing 14 runners to the plate and at one point having ten consecutive batters reach base. The big inning gave the Huskies a 10-0 lead.
The Huskies would tack on a pair more in the sixth to extend the lead to twelve runs. Josh Alexander contributed with an RBI sacrifice fly and Christoph Bono knocked in his second RBI double to make it 12-0 the Huskies led.
The Woodchucks will head to Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada tomorrow for the first of two games against the Border Cats. First pitch for both games is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. You can listen to the action on Fox Sports Wausau WRIG 1390 AM and 93.9 FM.
About Wisconsin Woodchucks
The Wisconsin Woodchucks are a member of the prestigious Northwoods League, a collegiate summer baseball league featuring top talent from across the country. Located in Wausau, Wis., the Woodchucks play at historic Athletic Park, and are annually among the top-ranked teams nationally in per-game attendance. More information about the Wisconsin Woodchucks is available at www.woodchucks.com, or by calling 715-845-5055.