The Loggers looking for a bounce back.
They're 3-and-2 in the 2-nd half .
after falling to Battle Creek last night.
Last home game until Saturday ...
It's Christmas in July at the ballpark ..
Gotta dig deep in the basement for the box that has
the reindeer hat!
1-0 Battle Creek, bottom of the 1-st.
watch this .
pop fly to shallow left center .
Brandon Van Horn the basket catch!
Right after that though .
Luke Persico with the basehit to right field.
That brings home Kevin Zak.
2-1 Battle Creek now in the 3-rd.
Brody Weiss .
deep to right center .
it is off the wall!
Mitch Bevacqua hustles and scores all the way from
and it's 2-2!
Same inning .
Nash Knight .
after reporting for us at six .
with his Christmas hat on!
Grounder to short .
Battle Creek gets the out .
but Weiss scores and it's a three run 2-nd inning
for La Crosse.
But the play of the game is right here.
Colby Bortles sends it high and deep to right field
look at this .
Jack Meggs leaps .
and makes the catch!
Falls up against the wall.
He's shaken up .
but he'd stay in the game.
Game's resumed after a rain delay .
final score 14-2
A little inspiration for those guys playing at the
Former Loggers pitcher Max Scherzer will make his
2-nd straight M-L-B All-Star Appearance.
The Tigers ace pitched in La Crosse in 2004.
This season .
he's 10-and-3 .
with 139 strikeouts.
And there *could* be a 2-nd Logger going .
in White Sox ace Chris Sale.
Goodell It legitimizes everything we're doing out
It's one thing to sit and talk and say hey, we're
going to produce guys one day that get to the big
It's another thing to reference our alumni and our
It does happen.
They come right through here and they move way on
and there's a lot of guys here that could be in the
Bravo Just to see them go through this, Just to know
they've been through something like this and that
I got the same privilege to do something like that
too, it's awesome.
Goodell We just had a nice team meeting a little bit
ago and we referenced both of them again.
We love to hang our hat on them.
We're very proud of them.