Booyah Set Sights on Fifth Straight Win
Green Bay returns to Mequon
by: Manny Rodriguez
MEQUON, Wis. – The Green Bay Booyah are back in Mequon on Wednesday to take on the Lakeshore Chinooks as the two teams cap off a two-game series.
Last night, the Booyah dominated the Chinooks and were led by Dalton Pearson (Georgia State) and Mykel Page (Southern). Pearson went 5-for-5 at the plate with a run scored and a run batted in. Page pitched eight shutout innings allowing just two hits and striking out three. Page’s efforts earned him the Northwoods League Pitcher of the Night award for July 6.
Green Bay pulled 16 hits together in the 8-0 victory. During this season-long four-game winning streak, they have combined for 58 hits. Before the streak started, Green Bay was 16th in the league in team batting average. They will enter tonight’s game in Mequon 8th in the league in that same category.
The Booyah have outscored opponents 39-18 during this streak.
Tanner Lane (Pittsburg State) will make his third start of the season for the Booyah tonight. He is 1-0 on the season with a 4.20 ERA. He has pitched in 15 innings, allowing 12 hits, seven earned runs with ten walks and 17 strikeouts.
The Chinooks will go with Nate Haberthier. He is 0-1 this season with an 8.74 ERA. He came in relief against the Booyah on June 11. He pitched three innings and allowed five hits with two runs.
The Green Bay Booyah will be back at Capital Credit Union Park on Thursday to take on the Kenosha Kingfish. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 pm. It will be “Sayonara to 2020 Night.” It will also be Thirsty Thursday with Bud Light and 101 WIXX. There will be half price taps through the end of the fifth inning. Fans can also buy a $25 Bud Light Party Patio ticket. This includes all-you-can-eat burgers, brats, hot dgs, baked beans, potato chips and cookies 60 minutes prior to the game through the end of the fifth inning and all-you-can-drink domestic and craft drafts 60 minutes prior to the game through the end of the eighth inning, along with complimentary Pepsi products.
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.