Rafters, Rivets Game Suspended Until Wednesday

Rafters’ game against the Rockford Rivets was suspended due to weather, will resume on Wednesday

After playing just one full inning of the 2019 season, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters’ game against the Rockford Rivets was suspended in the top of the second inning. The game will be resumed on Wednesday at 4:05 p.m., with the regularly-scheduled Wednesday game played 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one.

The Rafters notched two hits in the partial game, with Josh Nicoloff leading off the season with a double and Richie Schiekofer getting a single in the top of the second inning. Schiekofer was on base, when lighting caused the game to be delayed. Eventually, rain forced the game to be suspended.

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715-424-5400, or come visit us over at historic Witter Field. The Rafthouse is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday at Witter Field, 521 Lincoln Street in Wisconsin Rapids.


The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. 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 200 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 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.