Rafters Play Road Doubleheader with Dock SpidersJune 29, 2019
Wausau, Wis. – With just five games remaining in the first half of the season, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (18-13) face off against the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (13-18) in a Saturday doubleheader.
Game one will make up a rained-out game from June 12 and will start at 5:05 p.m. Game two will begin approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one.
The Rafters got behind early against the Wisconsin Woodchucks on Friday, but battled back to pick up a 6-4 win. Starting pitcher Zack Hunsicker earned the win with seven strikeouts in 5.2 innings.
Matt Osterberg is projected to start for the Rafters. He has a 3-1 record and a 2.96 ERA with 23 strikeouts in 27 innings. He will face off against Connor Cook, who is 1-0 with a 2.38 ERA in three starts.
The Rafters return to Witter Field on Sunday, June 30, for a special appearance by the Inflatamaniacs, presented by Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Clinics. The Sunday home matchup with the Dock Spiders begins a five-game homestand for the Rafters
Want to attend a Rafters game this season? Single-game tickets are on sale now. For more information on all Rafters ticket offerings visit Raftersbaseball.com, call the Rafthouse at 715-424-5400, or come visit us over at historic Witter Field. The Rafters ticket office is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday at Witter Field, 521 Lincoln Street in Wisconsin Rapids.
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.raftersbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rafters as your favorite team.