Game To Be Made Up Tomorrow
Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Due to heavy rain, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and Wisconsin Woodchucks were forced to cancel today’s home opener. The Rafters and Woodchucks will make up today’s canceled ballgame on Wednesday, May 27th as part of a double header.
The first game of the doubleheader will begin at 5:05 and will be a 7 inning game, making up the rainout from Opening Day. All fans in attendance will receive a magnet schedule, courtesy of Nieman’s Service in Wisconsin Rapids. The regularly scheduled game will begin 30 minutes following the completion of the make-up game and will feature a live performance by the ZOOperstars! One ticket will be good for both games of the doubleheader.
All fans with Opening Day tickets will be able to exchange their unused tickets to any remaining game during the 2015 regular season, based on availability.
The Rafters will continue their 2015 schedule tomorrow against the Woodchucks at 5:05.
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 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, more than 120 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit www.raftersbaseball.com.