Green Bay hunt for winning streak
by: Manny Rodriguez
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. – The Green Bay Booyah return to Capital Credit Union Park on Monday to finish the Fourth of July weekend. They will host the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters as they close a home-and-home series.
Yesterday, the Booyah scored one run in the second, third and fourth inning to get off to a 3-0 lead. Green Bay added two more runs in the sixth inning. In the seventh, the Rafters had the bases loaded but could only get one run in. In the ninth, the Booyah added an insurance run before the Rafters came up to bat. The Rafters saw the tying run come to the dish and watched hit a deep fly ball caught by Dalton Pearson (Georgia State) at the warning track to end the game.
The Booyah got a fine pitching performance from starter Evan Estridge (Clemson). He pitched six-plus innings, allowing four hits and just one run. He did not allow a walk and punched out eight hitters. He picked up his third win of the season to improve to 3-3.
Tyler Hollow (Dixie State) stood out offensively. He went 3-for-4 with two runs batted in. His average now sits at .326.
The Booyah will turn to Tyler Chadwick (West Virginia) on Monday. He is 0-1 with a 13.15 ERA this season. In 13 innings pitched, he has been able to punch out 10 men.
Ben Vespi will be the starting pitcher for the Rafters. He is 2-1 this season and has an ERA of 2.25.
The Green Bay Booyah will be back at Capital Credit Union Park on Monday to take on the Rafters. First pitch is scheduled for 12:05 pm. Fans can enjoy our Day Baseball Game Special: $2 tickets and $2 Bud Light draft beers. Enter Promo Code “2dollar” at checkout. It will also be free hot dog Monday presented by Festival Foods. Free hot dogs for the first 90 minutes after gates open, limit two hot dogs per person, per trip.
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.