Eight games at home over the next 11 days
by: Manny Rodriguez
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. – The Green Bay Booyah are back at Capital Credit Union Park for the first time in nine days as they prepare to host the Wisconsin Woodchucks on Monday.
Yesterday, the Booyah had their hearts broken when the Kenosha Kingfish batted around in the bottom of the ninth, scoring five runs and walking off, 10-9. Johnny Hipsman (Richmond) had four hits in the loss.
The Booyah and the Woodchucks will see each other five times in as many days, including an off-day on Wednesday and a doubleheader on Thursday. They have a ton to play for as the two teams are tied for second place at 10-7 entering Monday’s game. The Madison Mallards are also 10-7 entering Monday’s game, one game back of the first half division winners and current second half leaders Fond du Lac Dock Spiders.
The Booyah will turn to Ryan Stefiuk (Vanderbilt) on Monday evening. He is 1-4 on the season and has a 6.25 earned run average. Over his last two starts, the southpaw has pitched 10.2 innings, allowing four runs, and striking out seven. He was named to the Major League Dreams Showcase on Monday morning.
The Woodchucks will start Cade Denton on Monday. He has pitched 6.2 innings, allowing 10 hits, four runs, three walks and three strikeouts. He boasts a 4.05 earned run average.
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. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 pm.
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.