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Published On: August 15th, 2020

Rafters have won six straight, tying their longest win streak of the season. 

Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (30-10) are on fire once again. Winners of their last six and nine of the last ten, the Rafters face off against the La Crosse Loggers on Saturday night for the first of two to wrap up the season series.

Wisconsin Rapids has played extremely well in front of the Witter Field crowds. At home, the Rafters are a Northwoods League-best 19-2, and are undefeated at home against the Loggers in five meetings.

The Rafters have used the home record to lead the Wisconsin-Illinois Pod wire-to-wire in 2020. The Rafters have just six games remaining and lead the Pod by three games over the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders. The Rafters already have locked up the Wisconsin-Illinois West Division and will host the La Crosse Loggers in the divisional round of the Wisconsin-Illinois Pod playoffs.

The La Crosse Loggers and the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters start a two-game series Saturday night in a playoff preview at 6:35pm. Coverage of the Loggers and the first-place Wisconsin Rapids Rafters starts at 6:20pm on AM 1320 WFHR and 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.