Sheboygan A's Baseball

A’s Flounder; Lose at Oshkosh

Posted: June 23, 2009

Hopefully the Sheboygan A’s will wake up tonight after experiencing a nightmare at Oshkosh Tuesday night.

The Giants took advantage of five physical A’s errors and a number of mental flubs to post a 7-3 Wisconsin State League win.

The win drops the A’s below .500 in the league at 6-7 and pulls Oshkosh to even at 4-4.

Tonight the A’s entertain the Green Bay Storm in a 7:30 p.m. game at Wildwood Park. Groups from Shorewest Realty and Sheboygan Performing Arts will join the A’s faithful in trying to root the team back from a 4-game losing streak.

The A’s took a 1-0 lead in the second inning off Oshkosh ace Kyle Kannenberg when Nohl Depies doubled, went to third on a passed ball and scored on Gabe Marshall’s sacrifice fly. Then the roof fell in.

Three hits, two stolen bases and three A’s errors put a 3-spot on the scoreboard for Oshkosh in the second. It went to 4-1 in the third on two walks and two Giant hits. Physical and mental errors enabled Oshkosh to build it to 7-1 after five.

Solo home runs by Lucas Wilsing and Ryan Schmitz late in then game rounded out the final 7-3 score.

Schmitz was 3-for-4 with a double and home run to lead the A’s at the plate.

The loss drops the A’s to 15-7 for the season.

The Sheboygan A's are members of the Wisconsin State League and Northeastern Wisconsin Baseball League. The A's have helped develop more than 43 players that have reached professional baseball, including 2002 World Series Champion Jarrod Washburn (Anaheim Angels). All Sheboygan A's home games are played at Wildwood Baseball Park in Sheboygan. Connect with the A's on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.