Green Bay continue road trip on Saturday
by: Manny Rodriguez
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – The Green Bay Booyah held the Battle Creek Bombers scoreless on Friday evening at C.O. Brown Stadium, 7-0.
Green Bay started the scoring in the opening frame when Dayson Croes (Quincy) drove in Nadir Lewis (Princeton) with an RBI single. Green Bay added another two in the second when Dalton Pearson (Georgia State) hit a single that drove in Johnny Hipsman (Richmond) and when Croes hit an RBI triple that drove in Pearson.
Green Bay kept going in the third when Hipsman hit a double to right field that scored Tristin Garcia (Western Kentucky).
Green Bay would add two in the fifth when Garcia hit an RBI triple to right field that scored Kaden Hollow (Dixie State) and Hipsman knocked a single that scored Garcia. In the seventh frame, Elias Flowers (Jacksonville) hit a single to right field that scored Brett Blair (Stanford).
Green Bay was propelled to victory by an outstanding performance by Evan Estridge (Clemson). He pitched 5.1 innings, allowing just five hits and two walks while striking out 11 men. He picked up his fourth win of the season.
It’s the third straight win for the Booyah. They are currently tied for first place in the division in the second half with the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders with a 10-5 record.
The Booyah will continue this road trip on Saturday as they are set to take on the Kingfish in Kenosha. First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 pm.
The Booyah will return to Capital Credit Union Park on Monday, July 26 for a bout against the Wisconsin Woodchucks. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 pm. It will be Free Hot Dogs 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.