Marshfield Post 54 rolls past Wisconsin Rapids
Pilz strikes out six to pick up win
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — The Marshfield Clinic Post 54 American Legion baseball team scored in every one of the six innings it batted and rolled to a 20-3 victory over Wisconsin Rapids on Thursday night at Jack Hackman Field.
The Blue Devils improved to 5-0 with the win.
Bobby Pilz gave up two unearned runs in six innings while striking out six and allowing just three hits and one walk to earn the win for Marshfield. Mitch Susa gave up one run in two innings of relief.
Nate MacDonald went 3-for-3, and Sam Neville had a pair of doubles for Marshfield, which had 15 hits and took advantage of 11 walks and six errors to compile its 20 runs.
The Blue Devils’ next game is Monday at Plover.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Marshfield 20, Wisconsin Rapids 3
Wisconsin Rapids 002 000 1 – 3 6 6
Marshfield 124 418 x – 20 15 3
WP: Bobby Pilz. LP: Isaac Bauer.
SO: Bauer 1, Caleb Zwicke 1; Pilz 6, Mitch Susa 3. BB: Bauer 7, Zwicke 4; Pilz 1, Susa 0.
Records: Marshfield 5-0; Wisconsin Rapids 1-5.