Green Bay finishes home slate
by: Manny Rodriguez
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. – The Green Bay Booyah fell to the Lakeshore Chinooks on Friday night, 10-4, at Capital Credit Union Park.
Green Bay fell behind in the top of the first inning but a leadoff home run in the next half by Spencer Weston (Western Oregon) evened the contest.
Lakeshore would score three in the top of the fourth to take a 4-1 lead, but Green Bay halved it when Alec Danen (Viterbo) reached on an error by the shortstop that scored Tristin Garcia (Western Kentucky).
The Chinooks broke the game open in the fifth inning when they scored five runs, capped off by a grand slam. The Booyah scored two in the next half inning when Garcia slapped his eighth home run of the season.
The Chinooks added one more in the top of the sixth to run away with the contest, 10-4.
The Booyah will cap off the season on Saturday against the Lakeshore Chinooks at Kapco Park. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 pm.
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.