Photo Credit: Alyssa Halverson
Green Bay travels to Rapids for final time this season
by: Manny Rodriguez
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. – The Green Bay Booyah will take on the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters for the final time this season as the two teams are scheduled to do battle at Witter Field on Thursday.
This battle for the Booyah comes off the heels of a loss to the Rafters at Capital Credit Union Park on Wednesday, 13-4. Spencer Weston (Western Oregon), Tristin Garcia (Western Kentucky), Johnny Hipsman (Richmond) and Nathan Blasick (West Virginia) all picked up runs batted in.
The Rafters clinched the season series over the Booyah last night as they picked up win number seven on the season series.
Christian Orr (Columbia International) is the probable pitcher for the Booyah for Thursday’s fight. The Roswell, Georgia native is 3-1 with a 4.43 earned run average in ten appearances this season. This will be his third start of the season.
Colin Kiernan will get the start for the Rafters. He is 1-1 on the season with a 7.11 earned run average in 13 appearances. This will be his second start of the campaign.
The Booyah will return to Capital Credit Union Park for their final home game of the season on Friday as the Lakeshore Chinooks come to town. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 pm. There will be Gnarly Cedar Brewing $5 14oz. craft pours presented by Razor 94.7 FM. There will also be a Postgame Fireworks Show, presented by Pepsi.
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.