Rockers Head Back on Road to Take on Chinooks
Green Bay travels to Lakeshore looking for fourth straight win
Ashwaubenon, Wis.- The Green Bay Rockers take on the Lakeshore Chinooks for the first of back-to-back meetings, with first pitch set for 6:35 p.m. at Kapco Park on Saturday.
The Rockers enter this game on a three-game winning streak and at 8-6 in second half play, while the Chinooks come in also with an 8-6 record through the first 14 games.
Green Bay is coming off a 5-3 win over the Madison Mallards Friday night, in which the Rockers were led by a three run eighth inning, two runs coming off a two-run home run by Chase Hudson.
Tristin Garcia and Griffin Stevens also each went 2-4 while Keniel De Leon added a clutch RBI late, sealing the deal for the sweep over the Mallards.
Rashad Ruff earned the win on the mound, pitching the final 2.2 innings and only allowing one hit in all, as he earned his second win of the season Friday night.
Caden Capomaccio will get the start for Green Bay Saturday with his latest appearance coming back on July 14 against Madison.
Capomaccio has pitched in three games so far this season for the Rockers and has pitched a total of eight innings while allowing eight walks and striking out five.
The Chinooks will start Mitch Alba on the mound, who comes in pitching in nine games and has pitched a total of 18.1 innings. His last appearance was back on July 17 against the Wausau Woodchucks.
Green Bay will head back home following Saturday’s matchup, hosting the Chinooks for an early Sunday matchup. First pitch is set for 1:05 p.m. at Capital Credit Union Park.
Single game and group tickets are on sale now. Visit www.greenbayrockers.com or call the ticket office at 920-497-7225 to reserve your seats today. The Rockers front office and Team Apparel Fan Shop at Capital Credit Union Park are located at 2231 Holmgren Way in Ashwaubenon. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm.
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