Joseph Battaglia III
Mabeus is son of former Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Chris Mabeus
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. – The Green Bay Booyah are pleased to announce the addition of Joseph Battaglia III and Mykel Page from Southern University, Chase Walter from Georgetown and Boston Mabeus from Brigham Young for the 2021 season.
Joseph Battaglia III, a native of Lafayette, Louisiana, has made ten appearances for the Southern Jaguars this spring, all starts. Battaglia, who is in his junior year, has pitched 47.2 innings, allowing 53 hits, 29 runs, 28 earned runs and walking 14. He also has struck out 27 men this season. Most recently, Battaglia, III pitched 6.1 innings, giving up just two runs on three hits, walking four and striking out five against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. He picked up the win to improve to 4-3 on the season and saw his ERA drop to 5.29. Prior to joining the Jaguars, Battaglia, III attended Baton Rouge CC. In his two years in the capital of his home state, Battaglia, III made 22 appearances, 16 of those were starts.
Joining Battaglia in Green Bay will be his Southern teammate, right-handed pitcher Mykel Page. Page, who is also a junior, has made eight appearances this spring for the Southern Jaguars, stretching 14.1 innings while striking out 15 men. He most recently pitched two innings against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, giving up two hits and one run. Prior to committing to Southern, Page pitched for two seasons at Coastal Alabama CC. Over his two years as an NJCAA player, Page made 20 appearances with one start where he went 2-0 with five saves. In 35 innings pitched, he allowed 30 hits, 15 earned runs and striking out 36.
Boston Mabeus (maybe-US), a freshman from Henderson, Nevada has made appeared in 13 games with five starts this spring at BYU. In those games, Mabeus has a 2-3 record and has pitched in 18.1 innings. He has allowed 13 hits, 14 runs, 10 earned runs and has struck out 27 men while walking 17. In 2016, Mabeus was a Perfect Game All-American honorable mention. He also played for the underclass Area Code Brewers and Area Code All-American game. In 2017, he played for the Area Code Reds. He took a two-year break from baseball to serve in the Bolivia Santa Cruz Mission. Mabeus’ father, Chris, spent six seasons in the minors with the Oakland Athletics and Milwaukee Brewers organizations before making his MLB debut with the Brewers in 2006.
Chase Walter, a right-hander from Georgetown, has pitched nine innings allowing six hits, and three earned runs this spring. The Winston-Salem, North Carolina native has struck out 10 batters and holds a 1-0 record for the Hoyas. As a freshman for the Hoyas, he appeared in 12 games and finished with a 1-0 record with 13 strikeouts over 12 innings.
Opening Day at Capital Credit Union Park is slated for Tuesday, June 1st as the Booyah host the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders at 6:35. Single game, group tickets and the all-new Fleet Farm Flex Packs are on sale now. The Fleet Farm Flex Pack includes six tickets that can also be used for any games this summer along with a $50 Capital Credit Union Park gift card, $10 Fleet Farm gift card and much more. Visit www.booyahbaseball.com or call the ticket office at 920-497-7225 to reserve your seats today. The Booyah front office at Capital Credit Union Park is located at 2231 Holmgren Way in Ashwaubenon. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm.
The Green Bay Booyah are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 27th season, 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 250 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB Gold Glove finalist and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. 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.