Green Bay picks up win after back-to-back losses
by: Manny Rodriguez
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. – The Green Bay Booyah are back in the win column after a 4-3 victory over the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters on Sunday at Witter Field.
Green Bay drew first blood on the scoreboard after a two-run home run by Dayson Croes (Quincy) to right field in the fourth inning. The Booyah scored another two in the fifth inning after a two-run double by Elias Flowers (Jacksonville) that scored Tyler Hollow (Dixie State) and Dalton Pearson (Georgia State).
The Rafters scored two in the sixth and one in the seventh to cut the deficit down to just one. Will Semb (Minnesota) came in in the eighth inning to get a six-out save and give the Booyah their fourth win of the second half of the season.
Christian Orr (Columbia International) pitched 5.2 innings in his first start of the season, allowing four hits and two runs. He also picked up two strikeouts in the game. Semb picked up his third save of the season.
The Booyah will return home to Capital Credit Union Park on Monday to take on the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders. The Dock Spiders are 5-0 thus far in the second half of the season. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 pm. It will be Free Hot Dog Monday, presented by Festival Foods. Fans can enjoy a free hot dog 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.