A’s Open Season Tonight in West Bend
Posted: May 27, 2015
After 284 long days, the Sheboygan A’s return to the diamond tonight to take on Wisconsin State League newcomer West Bend 7 Up in West Bend. First pitch is at 7:30 PM.
Third year A’s pitcher Brandon Winfield will get the start on the mound. Winfield brings a career 2.97 ERA into the contest. Winfield is a former Marian University standout, having graduated in 2014.
West Bend is making their debut in the Wisconsin State League this season. They are currently 1-2 in league play. The A’s and West Bend are both in the North Division of the Wisconsin State League. The A’s and 7 Up have never met. The A’s are 17-13 all-time against teams from West Bend.
Fans can follow the A’s on Facebook and Twitter (@shebbaseball) for score updates on tonight’s game.
Follwing tonight’s season opener, the A’s have off on Thursday before the home opener Friday at Wildwood Baseball Park when the A’s take on the West Allis Nationals. First pitch is 7:30 PM.
Preceding the game on Friday will be the Project G.R.I.L.L. ceremony, being held for the third year in a row at Wildwood Baseball Park. What is Project G.R.I.L.L. you ask? High schools are paired with manufacturing companies in Sheboygan County to embark on a project to design and build custom grills from scratch. This program is called Project GRILL; standing for Growing Readiness In Learning and Leading. The finished grills will be on display prior to the A’s Friday night game.
Sunday is the A’s 1st Annual 5K Home Run, a run/walk that begins and ends at Wildwood Baseball Park, with proceeds benefiting the Sheboygan Athletic Club and Wildwood Baseball Park. You can still register online by
. Online registration closes at 11:59 PM on Wednesday May 27. People may still register in person the morning of the race, or during packet pickup at Wildwood Park from 2PM – 6PM.
The Sheboygan A's are members of the Wisconsin State League and Northeastern Wisconsin Baseball League. The A's have helped develop more than 43 players that have reached professional baseball, including 2002 World Series Champion Jarrod Washburn (Anaheim Angels). All Sheboygan A's home games are played at Wildwood Baseball Park in Sheboygan. Connect with the A's on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.