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Published On: July 14th, 2020

Rafters held to four base hits in Monday’s loss.

Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters fell in the first game of two versus the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders Monday. The Rafters powerful offense, leading the league in home runs by three, was held to just one extra-base hit in the 3-1 loss.

The Rafters and Dock Spiders, despite the tight, low-scoring affair, are still second and third in the league in runs per game. Tonight, the Rafters look to get back to their winning ways on the road.

The Rafters will start Jack Gonzales, making his third start of 2020. Gonzales has struck out 11 batters in 5.2 innings for the Rafters.

The Dock Spiders will throw UCLA’s Jake Brooks. The incoming freshman is making his third start, off of allowing four runs to the Rockford Rivets on July 8th. Brooks is fourth on the Dock Spiders in strikeouts with eight.

Coverage begins on AM 1320 WFHR at 6:20pm from Fond du Lac.


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.