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Published On: July 3rd, 2022

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Growlers earned their 5th 15+ run total of the season with a 15-12 win against the Wausau Woodchucks in the first of a two game 4th of July series.

Kalamazoo tallied 19 hits as Mason Meeks tossed five plus on the mound to get the win in his final start as a Growler… for now.  The Growlers lead the league in nearly every offensive category  and continue to hang crooked numbers against Great Lakes opponents.

The Great Lakes East champion Kalamazoo Growlers are back in action against the Woodchucks for a 4th of July tilt in front of what should be a sellout crowd at Homer Stryker. KZoo started the season with a 4-8 record and now stand at 22-13 and are on pace for the best record in franchise history.


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. Having completed its’ 27th 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, over 250 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 (WAS), 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 Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB Gold Glove finalist and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. 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.