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Published On: July 17th, 2020

Rafters lead the Wisconsin-Illinois Pod in home runs, runs per game and ERA.

Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are back at Witter Field tonight for their second home matchup with the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders.

In the last matchup between the Rafters and the Dock Spiders, the Rafters took care of business, 13-4 on Tuesday night. 13 runs were the most scored by Wisconsin Rapids this year.

The Rafters and Dock Spiders both excel offensively. The Dock Spiders lead the Pod in batting average (.285), but the Rafters lead in runs scored (96) and home runs (18).

The Rafters lead the league in home record at 7-1 this year and will look to extend their Pod-leading 11-5 record tonight, against the 8-7 Dock Spiders.

Coverage of today’s game starts at 6:20pm on AM 1320 WFHR and on television at 6:30pm on the Northwoods League Baseball Network.


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.