Wisconsin Rapids Travels for Pair with MadisonJuly 25, 2019
Madison, Wis. – After splitting a scheduled doubleheader on Wednesday, the first-place Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (13-7) hit the road to face the Madison Mallards (9-11) in a two-game series.
The Rafters picked up a 7-3 win in game one of a split doubleheader with the Wausau Woodchucks. Roman Trujillo had four RBIs and Hayden Petrovick struck out seven batters in four innings of relief.
Jack Sinclair is expected to start for Wisconsin Rapids tonight. The sophomore from Central Florida has a 2.70 ERA and 27 strikeouts in eight starts for the Rafters. He will face off against the Mallards’ Quinn Gudaitis, who has a 5-3 record and a 4.39 ERA.
The Rafters are currently 5-3 against Madison this season and currently sit in first place in the Great Lakes West Division. They have a two-game lead on both the Lakeshore Chinooks and Green Bay Booyah.
The Mallards and Rafters close out the series Friday in Madison. When the Rafters return to Historic Witter Field Saturday, they will face the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders and host a postgame fireworks show presented by McCain Foods.
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.