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River Rats outfielder Chris Kein watched his bunt attempt roll foul in the Rats final home game of the season Friday night against the defending WBA state champion Eau Claire Bears. Bob Burrows photo

Rats to open playoffs in Eau Claire Saturday

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The Hudson River Rats received the No. 2 seed in the Chippewa Falls bracket of the Wisconsin Baseball Association playoffs and will open up postseason play against the Bayside Vipers Saturday, August 8 at 9 a.m. at Carson Park in Eau Claire.


The third-seeded Vipers finished the season with a record of 16-9, 8-4 in the Upper 13 League based out of Superior.

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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