Wisconsin Rapids takes on the Wisconsin Woodchucks in second and final game of home series.
Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Rafters bested the Woodchucks in a 1-0 shutout on Sunday afternoon. They advanced to 8-5 on the season. The win has the Rafters in second place in the South Division standings.
The Rafters conclude the home series with the Wisconsin Woodchucks tonight. The Woodchucks posted three hits yesterday, outdone by the Rafters who posted five. The three hits were recorded by Derek Schiwmmer, Resse Alexiades and Isaac Quinones.
Brody Wofford was responsible for the sole run in the game. He hit his first home run of the season over the scoreboard in right field. This was the second home run hit at Witter Field by the Rafters and fourth home run over all.
Trayson Kubo (Steven F. Austin) will take the mound for the Rafters tonight. He currently has a 2-0 record and a 0.90 ERA. In his last two starts, Kubo has totaled eight strikeouts in 10.0 innings pitched.
Alec Abdalah will pitch for the Woodchucks. He sports a 1-1 record and a 2.25 ERA this season. The righty sophomore has seven strikeouts in 12.0 innings pitched.
First pitch is slated for 7:05 p.m.
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Entering its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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, 190 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.raftersbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rafters as your favorite team.