Green Bay looks to get first win over Wausau this season Monday night
Ashwaubenon, Wis.- The Green Bay Rockers are set to take on the Wausau Woodchucks Monday night, with first pitch set for 6:35 p.m. at Capital Credit Union Park.
Monday’s home game will also be the first FREE Hot Dog Monday of the season, meaning that hot dogs are free from the time the gates open at 5:35 p.m. until 7 p.m. Additionally, the pregame concert performed by Seth James will begin at 5:35.
Green Bay enters this matchup with the Woodchucks fresh off a three-game road trip, in which the Rockers finished 1-2 in those contests over the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Friday, and the Kenosha Kingfish Saturday and Sunday,
In the Rockers most recent outing, they took down Kenosha 6-2 Sunday afternoon, in a game that they led wire-to-wire and led by as much as six heading into the later innings.
Kyle West (University of Charleston) and Jayson Jones (Arkansas) each recorded two hits for Green Bay while Arkansas teammates Christian Foutch and Cooper Dossett combined for six scoreless innings while allowing just three hits and recording six strikeouts.
Max Mims (Southwestern) hit a two-RBI triple as part of a five-run fourth inning for the Rockers Sunday, giving themselves enough of a lead to defeat the Kingfish, splitting the two-game weekend series at Simmons Field as a result.
As for Monday’s pitching matchup, the Rockers will start Jackson Murphy (Roanoke College) for the second time this season after previously starting last Monday against the Lakeshore Chinooks. In his first appearance, Murphy gave up just one run in three innings pitched and will look to record his first win of the season versus the Woodchucks.
Wausau will start Karl Ralamb (Coastal Carolina) who will be making his third appearance of the season Monday night. Through his first two games, he’s thrown 9.2 innings while recording eight strikeouts and issuing six walks.
Following Monday night’s contest, the Rockers will travel to Wausau Tuesday to complete the two-game series before the league-wide off day Wednesday. First pitch from Athletic Park is set for 6:35 p.m.
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.