Rafters Start Road Trip in Fond du LacJuly 05, 2019
Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – After going 5-0 at Historic Witter Field, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (2-0) ride an eight-game winning streak into a road matchup with the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (1-1) Friday.
Tonight’s matchup will be game one of a two-game set with the Dock Spiders that begins a five-game road trip for the Rafters. Wisconsin Rapids sit in sole possession of first place in the Great Lakes West Division.
Wisconsin Rapids came back and used a big nine-run inning in the eighth to defeat the Wisconsin Woodchucks 14-7 Thursday. Josh Nicoloff went 3-for-4 with four RBIs in the game.
Jack Sinclair is projected to start for the Rafters tonight. The right-handed pitcher has a 1-2 record and a 2.31 ERA with 13 strikeouts. He will face Fond du Lac’s Ryan Bader, who has an 0-2 record and a 5.14 ERA.
The Rafters and Dock Spiders finish the series Saturday night before Wisconsin Rapids travels to Kokomo for a two-game series. The team returns home to face the Dock Spiders at Historic Witter Field on July 10 for Quality Feed and Seed Bark in the Park Night.
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.