The Bullfrogs completed a two game sweep of the Wisconsin Woodchucks on Wednesday afternoon, winning 9-5 at Joannes Stadiuim.
Green Bay opened up the scoring in the second inning. Brian Celsi doubled home Alex Abrams from first base to give Green Bay a 1-0 lead. This was Celsi’s first extra base hit of the season.
The Woodchucks took the lead in the top of the third. With two outs, Gage Green singled home Eric Filia-Snyder and Brenden Hayden to make the score 2-1 in favor of Wisconsin.
The Bullfrogs took the lead and opened the game up with a six run fourth inning. The Bullfrogs batted around in the inning. Chris Hoo, Jason McMurray, Brian Celsi, Mac Acker, David Armendariz, and Duncan McAlpine all scored runs for the Bullfrogs in the inning as Green Bay took a 7-2 lead.
Green Bay starter Taylor Black allowed an unearned run in the fifth inning as the Woodchucks cut into the Bullfrog lead. Madison Carter reached on an error to begin the inning and was driven in on a JD Davis two out single.
The Bullfrogs tacked on two more runs in the later innings. In the sixth, David Armendariz scored on a Justin Seager single, and in the seventh Alex Abrams hit his first home run of the year, a solo shot to right field to give Green Bay a 9-3 lead.
Wisconsin added two more in the ninth inning when Eric Filia-Snyder hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot off Green Bay reliever Robb Woodcock to make the score 9-5.
Taylor Black (4-0) earned the victory. He allowed two earned runs in five innings of work. Robb Woodcock earned his first save of the year. He allowed two earned runs in four innings of relief.
The Bullfrogs begin a three game series in Wisconsin Rapids against the Rafters on Thursday. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05. If you cannot make it to the game, please go to http://www.greenbaybullfrogs.com/ to listen live or to northwoodsleague.tv to watch live.
The Bullfrogs return home on Friday to take on the Rafters. Join us at Joannes Stadium for Fireworks Fridays. Fireworks light up Joannes Stadium after every Friday home game. Tickets are still available.
Please call 920-497-7225 or log on to http://www.greenbaybullfrogs.com/ for more information.
The Bullfrogs are a part of the 16-team Northwoods League. The Northwoods League has more teams, plays more games, and draws more fans than any other Summer Collegiate League in North America.