Wisconsin Rapids looks to come out of the off day to face division rival
Coming off their second scheduled off day of the season, the first-place Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (15-9) begin a critical series with divisional rival Green Bay Booyah (13-11) on Tuesday.
With just two games separating the two teams in the Great Lakes West Division standings, the Rafters have an opportunity to create distance and cement their spot in the standings with just 12 games remaining in the regular season.
Wisconsin Rapids is 8-2 against Green Bay this season, with the Rafters taking the last meeting 7-3 on July 23. The Booyah are currently tied with the Lakeshore Chinooks for second place in the division.
Matt Osterberg gets the nod for Rapids in his ninth start of the season. The all-star pitcher holds a 5-2 record and a 3.25 ERA this summer. For Green Bay, right-hander Victor Santana will start with a 1-0 record and 4.29 ERA.
Wisconsin Rapids closes the series with Green Bay on the road Wednesday. The team returns home for a game against the Lakeshore Chinooks at Historic Witter Field, featuring a special appearance by Tyler’s Amazing Balancing Act.
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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 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.