• Rafters Return Home for Division Showdown

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    June 03, 2019

    Wisconsin Rapids hosts Wisconsin Woodchucks in opener of season series

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Following a two-game road trip to Green Bay, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (2-4) return to Witter Field to host the Wisconsin Woodchucks (4-2) at 6:35 p.m. on Monday night.

    The Rafters split the series with Green Bay, winning the first in dominant fashion 12-6 on Saturday and falling 7-0 in the finale on Sunday. Anthony Galason leads the Rafters at the plate. In his first three games, he is hitting .455 with an RBI and two runs scored.

    The Rafters pitching staff currently holds a .276 ERA and has combined to strikeout 54 batters. They currently sit at fourth in the Northwoods League in ERA as they get set to face the Woodchucks’ top-10 offense.

    The Rafters host Bang for Your Buck Monday at Witter Field tonight, with deals on select concession stand items. The team then hits the road Tuesday to close a two-game set with Wisconsin at 6:35 p.m.

    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.

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    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.