Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Unveil Exciting 2024 Baseball Season Schedule

Wisconsin Rapids, WI – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, a member of the Northwoods League, are thrilled to announce their highly anticipated 2024 season schedule. The 15th Wisconsin Rapids Rafters season will kick off on May 27th with an away game against the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders, followed by Opening Day at Witter Field on May 28th, featuring a showdown against the Dock Spiders with the first pitch scheduled for 6:35 PM.


This season promises an action-packed schedule with games scheduled Monday through Saturday beginning at 6:35 PM and Sunday games at 1:05 PM. The Rafters will play 70 games in 77 days throughout the season, showcasing their talent and determination on the field.


Key highlights of the 2024 season include:


Great Lakes West Rivalries: The Rafters will engage in intense matchups against the Green Bay Rockers, Madison Mallards, and the Wausau Woodchucks, with a total of 12 games each against these fierce rivals. The Rafters will also face off against Great Lakes West opponents, the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders and Lakeshore Chinooks, presenting eight exciting games.


Great Lakes East Challenges: The team will take on opponents from the other side of Lake Michigan, the Battle Creek Battle Jacks and Kalamazoo Growlers in four games each, for a Great Lakes West vs East showdown.


Interdivisional Competition: New to the 2024 season, the Rafters will engage in thrilling interdivisional games, including games against the La Crosse Loggers and Waterloo Bucks, as well as a two-game home stand against the traveling Minnesota MudPuppies in August.


Promotional Spectacles: The Rafters give an inside look into their promotional schedule, with every Friday game culminating in a dazzling fireworks show, adding an extra layer of excitement to the Rafters' home games.


Playoff Aspirations: The first half of the Northwoods League season will conclude on July 2nd, and the regular season will conclude with a thrilling two-game home stand on August 9th and 10th against the Rockers, paving the way for the playoffs starting on August 11th.


2024 ticket packages are available for purchase through the Rafters website and feature food & beverage benefits, an exclusive Rafters hat, and a flexible ticket exchange policy. The Rafters offer 9, 18 or 36 game plans. New to the 2024 season, the Rafters are offering a 5 game flex plan, where you receive 5 tickets to use throughout the season. 


Fans can stay updated on the latest news, promotions, and ticket information by visiting the team's official website www.rafterbaseball.com or following the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters on social media platforms.


About Rafters

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. Now in its 30th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 24 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 325 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 (NYM), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and 2019/2021 Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2021 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove winner and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. League games are viewable live at watchnwl.com and on ESPN+. 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.