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Rafters out last Bullfrogs

 

Rafters out last Bullfrogs

Wis-The Green Bay Bullfrogs lose to the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters 10-7. The Bullfrogs had a 7-1 lead in the game but some late runs for the Rafters give them the victory. The Bullfrogs losing pitcher on the night is Brett Fulk and the winning pitcher for the Rafters is Layne Henderson.

The Bullfrogs and Rafters would exchange runs in the first inning, Riley Smith would respond to the Rafters run with a RBI that scored Alonzo Jones. The Bullfrogs would take a 3-1 lead in the second when Alonzo Jones hit a two RBI triple. The Frogs would break the game open with four runs in the third inning and take a commanding 7-1 lead. They would hold that lead into the sixth inning when the Rafters would put three across, edging closer 7-4. The Rafters would plate three more in the seventh, tying the game 7-7. The Bullfrogs in the bottom of the eighth would put a runner at third with one out on the board but the next two batters would strike out and the Bullfrogs would then allow three more in the ninth inning and lose their seventh of the season against the Rafters.

The Aurora BayCare Sports Medicine Player of the Night is Alonzo Jones. Jones tonight for the Bullfrogs managed to get on base in five of his six plate appearances and created some sparks for the offense. The Vanderbilt product’s stat line tonight: 2-3, 2 H, 1 3B, 1 SB, 1 R, 2 RBI, 3 BB.

The Bullfrogs finished their season series with the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters 1-7 against the defending Northwoods League Champions. The Bullfrogs will face off against the Lakeshore Chinooks tomorrow at Kapco Park for the last time. The Bullfrogs are 3-3 against the Chinooks this season, with all wins coming on the road.

The next home game will be on July 12th versus the Madison Mallards. 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.