Booyah Sign Division II Standouts
Ashwaubenon, Wis.- The Green Bay Booyah have announced the addition of two position players by signing junior infielder Ty Herrenbruck (Pittsburg State) and junior outfielder Joe Mason (Mount Olive)
Herrenbruck, a 6-foot-3, corner infielder, out of Overland Park, Kansas, has started all 15 games for the Gorillas. He is currently hitting .245 (13-53) with two doubles and a team high five home runs. Herrenbruck is no stranger to hitting balls over the fence as he hit 14 home runs for Johnson County Community College as a sophomore. The infielder hit .417 (96-230) with 15 doubles and six triples to add to his impressive sophomore campaign. Pittsburg State will take on Newman tomorrow night in Pittsburg, Kansas.
Mason, a 6-foot-0, outfielder from Morehead City, North Carolina, is off to a red-hot start for the Mount Olive Trojans. Through 14 games, Mason is hitting .400 (20-50) with five doubles, two doubles, and a team high five home runs. The junior is also patient at the plate and boasts an incredible .529 OBP. As a sophomore at Pitt Community College, Mason hit .458 (60-131) with eight doubles, six triples, and 12 home runs. He has led Mount Olive to a 12-2 start, and they will take on Barton in a series this weekend.
The Booyah are adding two quality bats to their lineup with the addition of Herrenbruck and Mason. Both are older and experienced players who will look to make an impact in the Northwoods League.
The Green Bay Booyah open up the season on Tuesday, May 28th at 7:05 in Traverse City, Michigan. Capital Credit Union Park will host the first Booyah home game against the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters on Saturday June 1st at 7:05.
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The Green Bay Booyah are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 25-year old summer collegiate 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 (MIA). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.booyahbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Booyah as your favorite team.