Green Bay returns to Wisconsin on Saturday
by: Manny Rodriguez
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – The Green Bay Booyah are headed to Kenosha as they are slated to do battle with the Kingfish on Saturday evening.
Last night, Green Bay used a marvelous performance by Evan Estridge (Clemson) to shutout the Battle Creek Bombers, 7-0. Estridge picked up his fourth win after pitching 5.1 innings allowing just five hits and two walks while striking out 11. His efforts earned him Northwoods League Pitcher of the Night.
Dayson Croes (Quincy) and Johnny Hipsman (Richmond) able to pick up two runs batted in each in the victory. The Booyah have won three straight games, the longest active winning streak in the Great Lakes West. Green Bay is currently tied for first place in the division in the second half with Fond du Lac with a 10-5 record.
Green Bay will go with Tyler Chadwick (West Virginia) on Saturday against the Kingfish. The Wisconsinite is 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA this season. In his last start, Chadwick gave up just two runs and struck out five in six innings of work.
Kenosha, coming off a loss last night to the Rivets, will start Reed Smith. He has a 1.50 ERA without recording a decision. The Kingfish sit in second place of the Great Lakes East at 10-8, two games back of the Kokomo Jackrabbits for first place.
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.