Published On: August 13th, 2023

Brett Sanchez named Northwoods League Pitcher of the Year

Ashwaubenon, Wis.- The Green Bay Rockers have two players named to the 2023 Northwoods League Postseason All-Star Team. Starting pitcher Brett Sanchez (Belhaven) joins outfielder JoJo Jackson (Georgia State) in receiving the recognition, after having standout seasons while leading the Rockers to a playoff berth and a 40-win season heading into the final two regular season games this weekend.

Sanchez was also named Northwoods League Pitcher of the Year. Sanchez has appeared in 10 games and is 6-2 with a 3.23 ERA. In 61.1 innings he has struck out 73 batters while walking only 10. His strikeout total leads the entire league. He also pitched 0.2 innings in the Great Lakes All-Star Game and struck out two.

As for Jackson, the Georgia State Panther has recorded a .313 batting average through 55 games played, which is good for second among all Rockers players only behind Kendal Ewell (Illinois-Chicago).

Jackson has also three homers and a team leading 37 RBIs on the summer, while also posting eight doubles and two triples while bolstering the Rockers lineup all season long.

Sanchez and Jackson are among 30 players named to the postseason All-Star roster, with the two Rockers being two of the 11 players named to the roster representing the Great Lakes West Division.

The Rockers are set to finish the regular season over the next two days beginning Friday when they travel to take on the Rafters at Witter Field. The playoffs are then set to begin Sunday with matchups still to be determined.

Playoff tickets are on sale now. Visit 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. Now in its’ 30th 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 325 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 and on ESPN+. For more information, visit 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.

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