Booyah Fall in Rollercoaster Game
Green Bay splits four-game road trip
by: Manny Rodriguez
KENOSHA, Wis. – The Green Bay Booyah fell to the Kenosha Kingfish at Simmons Field on Sunday afternoon, 10-9.
The Booyah got on the board first when Brett Blair (Stanford) picked up his first run batted in for the Booyah following a sacrifice fly that scored Brendan Ryan (Texas A&M-Corpus Christi).
After the Kingfish plated one in the next half, the score would remain tied until the fourth inning when Elias Flowers (Jacksonville) hit a single to center that scored Johnny Hipsman (Richmond).
After a two-run sixth inning for Kenosha put them on top, Green Bay tied it in the seventh inning when Dayson Croes (Quincy) hit a sacrifice fly that scored Flowers.
In the eighth, after the Kingfish regained the lead, the Booyah scored three following a two-run double by Nathan Blasick (West Virginia) and an RBI double by Flowers to take a 6-4 lead.
In the ninth, the Booyah added insurance when Tristin Garcia (Western Kentucky) hit a double that scored Croes and Blair and after Hipsman’s RBI single that scored Jake Berg (Jacksonville).
But in the bottom of the ninth, the Kingfish brought nine men to the plate and scored five runs to walk off, 10-9.
Mykel Page (Southern) pitched five-plus innings, allowing five hits, three runs, five walks with eight strikeouts. He takes a no-decision.
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.