• Rafters Wrap up Road Trip in Fond du Lac

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    July 09, 2019

    Fond du Lac, Wis. – With first place in the division on the line, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (4-2) travel to take on the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (4-2) and close a five-game road trip Tuesday.

    Wisconsin Rapids is coming off a two-game sweep of the Kokomo Jackrabbits. The Rafters won game two by a final of 7-3. Matt Oldham went 2-for-4 with two RBIs as the catcher for Rapids.

    Gareth Stroh is projected to start for Wisconsin Rapids tonight. The lefty from Nebraska has a perfect 4-0 record and a 1.86 ERA in five starts. Aaron Ball Jr., who is 1-2 with a 3.19 ERA, is expected to get the start for Fond du Lac. 

    The team returns home Wednesday to close the two-game series with the Dock Spiders at Historic Witter Field for Quality Feed and Seed Bark in the Park Night. The team then has a pair of games against the Rockford Rivets to finish out the homestand.

    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.