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Published On: July 6th, 2020

Five game win streak to start season is best in franchise history entering tonight in La Crosse

Wisconsin Rapids, WI – The Rafters are rolling. The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters improved to 5-0 with another win Sunday against the La Crosse Loggers. Five wins in five games for the Rafters has set a new franchise record entering a two-game road trip, starting tonight in La Crosse.

Travis Adams takes the mound for the second time in 2020 tonight, looking to match amazing pitching performances on the Fourth of July weekend. In games versus the Woodchucks and Loggers, the Rafters pitching staff took control, allowing only three hits, striking out 28 batters. In the Northwoods League opener, Adams pitched three strong innings versus the Green Bay Booyah. The Loggers counter with Clayton Nettleton of Kirkwood Community College.

Tonight is the first trip to La Crosse for the Rafters since 2015. Coverage of the game begins at 6:20pm on AM 1320 WFHR.


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 proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 26th season, 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 230 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB All-Star Jordan Zimmermann (DET). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. 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.