Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Due to heavy rain, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and Wisconsin Woodchucks were forced to cancel the May 26th home opener. The Rafters and Woodchucks will make up yesterday’s canceled ballgame today as part of a double header.
The first game of the doubleheader will begin at 5:05, with gates opening at 4:05, and will be a 7 inning game, making up the rainout from Opening Day. The regularly scheduled game will begin 30 minutes following the completion of the make-up game. All fans in attendance will receive a magnet schedule, courtesy of Nieman’s Service in Wisconsin Rapids and will be treated to a live performance by the ZOOperstars! One ticket will be good for both games of the doubleheader.
If you had a ticket for tonight’s regularly scheduled game (May 27th), the ticket will allow you to occupy your seat 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.
All Rafters 9 Game Pack, Solarus Founders Club, Point Craft River, and Home Plate club tickets from May 26th, can be exchanged out for any ticket for any remaining regular season game with the all-you-can-eat and drink amenities that are normally included in the ticket price.
All Rafters 9 Pack, Solarus Founders Club, and Home Plate Club tickets for tonight’s game (May 27th) will receive all-you-can-eat amenities from the time the gates open (4:05) through the end of the 5th inning of game one. The all-you-can-eat amenities will resume following the completion of game one and will run through the 5th inning of game two.
If you had group tickets on the Rat Trap or Pre-Game Picnic Area for May 26th, please contact your group leader for details on a makeup date.
Point Craft River ticket holders for the May 27th game will receive the same all-you-can-eat amenities as the package holders listed above, and all you can drink craft beer through the 7th inning of game one and through the third inning of game two.
Gates open for the double header tonight at 4:05.
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.