The UW Oshkosh baseball team will play the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in a five-inning exhibition game at 3 p.m. April 7 at Time Warner Cable Field at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute. The competition is part of the Timber Rattlers’ annual Fan Fest Celebration.
The Timber Rattlers, a Class A minor league affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, will supply the pitchers and catchers for both teams. The Titans will play defense and use wooden bats in lieu of their customary aluminum/composite bats.
UW Oshkosh’s baseball program long has been a producer of professional talent, including former Timber Rattlers Sean Parnell and Korey Feiner as well as major leaguers Jack Taschner of the Philadelphia Phillies and Jarrod Washburn of the Seattle Mariners.
The Timber Rattlers’ Fan Fest Celebration begins at noon and concludes at 6 p.m. The event also includes free pizza, hot dogs, soda and popcorn; a tour of the stadium; and a player autograph session following exhibition game.
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