Friday Game Notes/Bus Ride
Now that was a long morning bus ride and very cold and windy when we got off the bus in Appleton. Its great to have Russ our veteran bus driver back after he was with Bradley the last few days. Tony filled in admirably for the Burlington series. We were also joined on this trip by Russ’s son Nate who will be leaving at the end of the month for another tour of duty in the Middle East and we thank him for his service.
There are still piles of snow in the Fox River Mall parking lot across the street from our hotel and a few of our players had never seen snow and were taking pictures! We may get snow flurries tomorrow too.
The Wisconsin rotation is set and we will have:
Friday LH Cam Greathouse (0-0, 6.24) vs. Wisconsin LH Del Howell (0-1, 5.79) at 6:35 pm
Saturday LH Graham Hicks (0-1, 2.25) vs. Wisconsin RH Tyler Thornburg (0-0, 3.0) at 1:05 pm
Sunday RH Hayden Simpson (0-0, 4.15) vs. Wisconsin RH Austin Ross (1-0, 2.45) at 1:05 pm
Gonna be cold in Appleton all weekend and a 90% chance of rain/snow on Saturday afternoon. Thornburg is the Brewers #8 prospect a 2010 3rd round pick out of Charleston Southern and Ross is the #30 prospect, an 8th round pick out of Louisiana State where he played with Micah Gibbs. First baseman Cody Hawn is the #20 prospect, a 6th round 2010 pick out of Tennessee and catcher Tyler Robers is the #23 prospect, a 10th round pick in 2009 out of HS in Georgia.
Friday’s Game Notes: April15GameNotes
We arent going to the ballpark until 4 pm so lineup will be posted about 4:30 in a separate post.