Rivets and Bombers rained out in Battle Creek
June 8, 2021
LOVES PARK, IL — The Rockford Rivets’ Monday night matchup with the Battle Creek Bombers has been postponed due to poor field conditions at C.O. Brown Stadium.
The Rivets and Bombers will now play two 7-inning games on Monday, June 14 in Battle Creek.
Rockford will continue its road swing tomorrow, as they travel to Kokomo to take on the Jackrabbits at 5:30 central time. Jared Herzog (Fr, Rockford University) will make the start for the Rivets.
The Rockford Rivets 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 www.rockfordrivets.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rivets as your favorite team.