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Bullfrogs Last Game in Rapids

 

Bullfrogs Last Game in Rapids

Frogs take on South Division Leaders

Green Bay, Wis- Despite last night’s back and forth battle against the Mallards, the Bullfrogs fall short losing the matchup 5-7. This drops the Bullfrogs to 1-7 during the second half of the season. Tonight, the Bullfrogs travel to Wisconsin Rapids to face off against the South Division leaders for the last time at Witter Field. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:05p.m..

The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters dropped last night’s game against the Battle Creek Bombers 4-11. During the second half of the Northwoods League season, the Rafters have a 5-2 record and are still sitting at the top of the South Division Standings. The Rafters have bested the Bullfrogs in all of their matchups this season, however, the Frogs have been inching closer each game. With this final series, the Bullfrogs look to get their first win against the Rafters.

Last Night, Ben Hart (Oakland University) was selected as the Aurora BayCare Sports Medicine Player of the Game. Hart went 2-3 last night hitting a homerun, 4 RBIs, and was walked once. Hart has played in 35 games this season. He has racked up 29 hits, three doubles, two triples, two home runs, and 13 RBIs. Hart sports a .236 batting average.

Riley Smith was the other Bullfrog to have a multi-game hit last night. Smith had two hits with one RBI and one walk. During this season Smith has played in 14 games and is leading the Bullfrogs with the .327 batting average.

On the mound tonight for the Bullfrogs is Matt Goytia. It will be Goytia’s second appearance for the Bullfrogs this year.

Pitching tonight for the Rafters is right-handed pitcher Quinn DiPasquale. DiPasquale has a 5-1 record this season and sports a 2.67 ERA. In his 40.1 innings, he has posted 39 strikeouts, 11 walks and 30 hits.

The next home game will be on July 16th versus the Lakeshore Chinooks. Group and single game tickets are on sale now. For more information, call the Bullfrogs Ticket Office at 920.497.7225, or email info@greenbaybullfrogs.com or stop by the ticket office at 315 S. Baird Street, Green Bay, WI. 

The Green Bay Bullfrogs are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League.The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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, 180 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.greenbaybullfrogs.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Bullfrogs as your favorite team.