- August 10, 2022
The MLB Draft League announced that Williamsport’s Matthew Etzel was named Hitter of the Week, for the period of June 13-19. Etzel, 20, batted .500 (10-for-20) with one home run, one triple and two doubles in five games for the Crosscutters. He paced all MLB Draft League hitters during the period in hits, runs scored
The MLB Draft League announced that Williamsport’s Matthew Etzel was named Hitter of the Week, for the period of June 13-19. Etzel, 20, batted .500 (10-for-20) with one home run, one triple and two doubles in five games for the Crosscutters. He paced all MLB Draft League hitters during the period in hits, runs scored (8), total bases (18), OPS (1.445), RBI (8) and stolen bases (t-6). The Southern Mississippi-bound outfielder put up big numbers this past spring as a Panola College sophomore, slashing .433/.509/.711 with 84 hits, 34 extra-base hits including seven home runs, 55 runs, 49 RBI and 20 stolen bases in 51 games. For his performance, Etzel was named the NJCAA Region XIV Player of the Year.
“Make Your Cutters Debut” Contest Now Underway
Have you ever dreamed of suiting up in full uniform and getting paid to play baseball? The Williamsport Crosscutters are giving fans the opportunity with the “Make Your Cutters Debut” contest sponsored by the Williamsport Sun-Gazette.
The winner will have the opportunity to:
– Sign a one-day Williamsport Crosscutters contract
– Suit up in an official Cutters uniform
– Participate in batting practice and pregame activities with the team
– Be interviewed live, on-field during pregame ceremonies
– Participate in the lineup card exchange prior to the game
– Throw a ceremonial first pitch
– Be in the Cutters dugout with fellow players for the entire game
– Keep your Cutters jersey and cap
One winner will be chosen at random to participate in the various team activities prior to and during the Williamsport Crosscutters July 27 game at Muncy Bank Ballpark against the State College Spikes.
Fans can enter by visiting crosscutters.com and clicking on the “Make Your Cutters Debut” button to access the short online entry form. Contestants must be 18 years of age or older. No purchase necessary. One entry per person. Registration closes July 15 at 11:59pm.
Cutters Honoring Military Heroes in 2022 – Openings Still Remain
The Williamsport Crosscutters are honoring local military heroes during the upcoming 2022 season.
The program, called Military Salute, is presented by EQT and will honor a veteran or active-duty military member in pregame ceremonies at every Cutters home game this season.
To nominate your military hero, simply fill out the short online nomination form available at
crosscutters.com. Those chosen will receive:
– 4 tickets to the selected game
– A $25 Cutters gift card
– Recognition on the field prior to the game & ceremonial 1st pitch honors
Nominations will remain open until all 40 available spots have been filled.
Cutters Unveil Great Potato Caper Merchandise
This season, the Crosscutters commemorate the 35th anniversary of Dave Bresnahan’s Great Potato Caper. Bresnahan created baseball history using a POTATO in a trick play for the Williamsport Bills in 1987, leading to worldwide publicity that continues to this day. To celebrate, the Williamsport Crosscutters will be rebranding to the Great Potato Capers for the August 31 game. The first 1,000 fans attending the game will receive a limited-edition “Potato Ball”. Special Great Potato Caper jerseys, all featuring Bresnahan’s name, will be available to fans in an online auction.
As part of the celebration, the team has introduced exclusive Great Potato Caper merchandise including t-shirts, caps, sweatshirts and more. The limited-edition merchandise is available in the Sawmill Team Store and online at crosscutters.com.
UPCOMING GAMES & PROMOTIONS
Wednesday, June 29 vs. West Virginia Black Bears – 6:35 p.m.
Mike Mussina Autograph Giveaway. We’re giving away a special Mike Mussina autographed item every inning.
Muncy-Hughesville Night. Pick up complimentary ticket vouchers, while they last, in the Muncy-Hughesville area at; Bigfoot Subs, Cracker Barrel, The Edge Team, Fort Muncy Garden Center, Horizon Federal Credit Union.
Kids Eat Free. Presented by Giant Food Stores. The first 100 kids age 12 and under get a free hot dog meal.
Thursday, June 30 vs. West Virginia Black Bears – 6:35 p.m.
Tyler’s Amazing Balancing Act. Presented by Susquehanna Trailways & Rock 94.9. Tyler returns for a 2-night appearance to amaze & astound as he balances everything & anything on his FACE! As seen on America’s Got Talent, Ripley’s Believe it or Not, The Go Big Show, ESPN & more.
Friday, July 1 vs. Mahoning Valley Scrappers – 6:35 p.m.
Tyler’s Amazing Balancing Act. Presented by Susquehanna Trailways & V97. Tyler is back for an AMAZING encore performance. What CAN’T he balance?
Saturday, July 2 vs. Mahoning Valley Scrappers – 6:35 p.m.
Red, White & Boom Post-Game Fireworks. Presented by Fraternal Order of Eagles #970, Labatt, PA Lottery & Bill 95 along with Best Western, Miller Financial Services, Wholesale Chef & ZY Pyrotechnics.
Knoebels Kids Night. The first 200 kids age 12 and under get a free Knoebels Bargain Night ticket.
Sunday, July 3 vs. Mahoning Valley Scrappers – 4:05 p.m.
Baseball Bingo. Presented by Shop Vac. 10 fans will win a new Shop Vac. Free to play for all adults 18+.
Kids Run the Bases. Presented by Commonwealth Charter Academy. After the game, all kids 12 and under get to run the bases.