Green Bay Bullfrog Jose Godinez practices his swing in the batting cage during practice at Joannes Field in Green Bay on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Lukas Keapproth/Press Gazette Media
When Jose Godinez received a contract offer from the Green Bay Bullfrogs four days before their season started, it didn't matter to him that it was only a temporary contract. It was an opportunity, and one he was not about to take lightly.
A sophomore catcher at St. Norbert College, Godinez lit up the Midwest Conference this spring, hitting .346 with a .503 on-base percentage, three home runs and 34 RBIs, earning an audition for a permanent spot on the Bullfrogs roster.
Godinez said it's been a bit of a transition so far going from a small Division III school to facing elite Division I competition, ...