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Published On: August 3rd, 2022

Kalamazoo, MI For the first time in team history, the Kalamazoo Growlers will have a home game featured on ESPN Plus. When the Growlers play home games on August 11th and August 13th, people around the globe will have the opportunity to watch on the ESPN+ streaming app. The Growlers have appeared on ESPN+ this season but each time they were on the road. For the first time, Kalamazoo and Homer Stryker Field will be seen worldwide on the service.

On August 11th, the Growlers play their in-state rival the Battle Creek Battle Jacks with a 6:35pm start time. August 13th, which is the Growlers final regular season game of the 2022 season, will be against the Kenosha Kingfish also with a 6:35pm start time. 

The Growlers organization hopes to pack Homer Stryker Field to show the world just how amazing the Kalamazoo community is. Tickets are now available on the Growlers website. The Growlers Box Office can be reached at (269) 492-9966 to purchase tickets as well. Join the Growlers on August 1tth and 13th at Homer Stryker Field for a chance to be seen on ESPN+ and show the rest of the world how amazing Growlers fans and the Kalamazoo community is.




The Kalamazoo Growlers 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’ 29th 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, 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 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 Growlers as your favorite team.