Playoff Update: Watch Party

The Eau Claire Express are headed to the Northwoods League Championship! The Express will take on the Traverse City Pit Spitters Friday night at 6:05 p.m. CST.

Eau Claire claimed the Great Plains Division Championship Wednesday night at Carson Park with a 2-0 win over the Willmar Stingers. The Express one-hit the Stingers and boasted a dominant pitching performance during the game to claim the title. To read more about Eau Claire’s Division Championship, click HERE.

Wagner’s Lanes will host a viewing party for Friday’s Northwoods League Championship game at 2159 Brackett Ave in Eau Claire. The game will be viewed on the projection screens in the main bar. Eau Claire fans can also tune into Classic Rock 92.1 to hear the Northwoods League Play-By-Play Announcer of the Year, Pete Knutson, call the game live HERE or stream the contest on Northwoods League TV HERE.


The Eau Claire Express 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 or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Express as your favorite team.