Bats remain red-hot entering third series of the 2023 season.
Ashwaubenon, Wis.- Green Bay will return to Capital Credit Union Park Friday night looking to win their fifth-consecutive game of the 2023 Northwoods League season. First pitch will be at 6:35 p.m.
On Thursday Night, the Rockers defeated the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters for the second time this season, winning the contest 8-2. The game entered a 40-minute rain delay after the first inning as rain passed through Witter Field. When play resumed, the Rockers put up four runs in the second inning to create a lead the Rafters couldn’t recover from. Jojo Jackson (Georgia State) would follow up the four-run inning with a two-run double in the fifth.
Rockers pitcher Grayson Walker (Dickinson) excelled in his first appearance. In 6.0 innings pitched, he struck out eight batters and only allowed two earned runs on the night.
Green Bay’s 4-0 record is the best start to a season the organization has had in over a decade and a half. They are in sole possession of first place in the Great Lakes West division. Wausau is right behind Green Bay, tied for second place with a 3-1 record.
Starting on the mound for Green Bay will be right-hander Micah Berens (Incarnate Word). This appearance will mark his Northwoods League debut. In 13 appearances (10 as a starter) for his school this year, he had a 5.90 ERA and 32 strikeouts across 58.0 innings pitched.
Pitching for the Woodchucks will be Travis Lutz (Bradley). Appearing both as a starter and in relief, he put up a 7.26 ERA with 45 strikeouts across 53.1 innings.
Performing Friday night’s pregame concert is Bad Habitz, who will begin playing on the concourse at 5:35 p.m. when the gates open.
Friday Night’s game is another first for our weekly promotions, as Fireworks Friday will be returning for a second season. A firework show will follow the game for fan’s viewing pleasure.
Single game 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.
The Green Bay Rockers 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’ 29th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 24 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 300 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 (NYM), 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 2019/2021 Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2021 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove winner and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. League games are viewable live at watchnwl.com and on ESPN+. For more information, visit www.greenbayrockers.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rockers as your favorite team.