• Rafters Travel to Green Bay for Division Showdown

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    July 22, 2019

    Green Bay, Wis. – Tied for first place in the Great Lakes West Division, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (10-6) and Green Bay Booyah (10-6) begin a two-game series Monday in Green Bay.

    Wisconsin Rapids split a doubleheader in Wausau on Sunday, winning the second game 4-0 against the Woodchucks. Nathan Hemmerling got the win with six shutout innings and Roman Trujillo had two RBIs.

    All-star pitcher Matt Osterberg is projected to start for Wisconsin Rapids. He has a 4-2 record and a 3.04 ERA in seven starts for the Rafters. He will face Green Bay’s Tommy Miller, who is 2-1 with a 7.71 ERA this summer.

    The Rafters are currently 6-2 against the Booyah this season and have not yet faced them in the second half. The teams are both two games ahead of the Madison Mallards and Lakeshore Chinooks.

    When the team returns to Historic Witter Field on Tuesday, they will take the field for the first time as the Wisconsin Rapids Gorgeous Grandmas. The team will be offering a two-for-one ticket special as they face off against Green Bay in game two.

    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.