Wisconsin Rapids Faces Wisconsin Woodchucks Wednesday
Rafters enter Wednesday 3-1 against Woodchucks, the last-place team in the WI-IL Pod.
Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters return to action on Wednesday night on the road in Wausau, to play the rival Wisconsin Woodchucks for the fifth time in 2020.
The Rafters have taken care of business so far in the Wisconsin-Illinois Pod with a 14-6 record, five games on top of the La Crosse Loggers in the West Division, and three games up on the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders and Rockford Rivets in the overall Pod standings. The Woodchucks are at the bottom of the standings, entering Wednesday’s game at 5-15.
The Rafters will start Travis Adams. Adams has been a solid starting pitcher for the Rafters in 2020. The Sacramento State Hornet has made four appearances and three starts, allowing just two runs, while striking out 18 batters.
Coverage of the Rafters and Woodchucks starts Wednesday at 6:20pm on AM 1320 WFHR.
The Rafters return home tomorrow to host the Woodchucks on Mid-State Technical College Blackout Night. The Rafters will be wearing special black jerseys that will be auctioned off after the game. Proceeds from the auction go to the Mid-State Foundation. First pitch is at 6:35pm.
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 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.