Home Sweet Home; Kingfish Back at Simmons Field Tonight
Saturday, July 25th at 6:05 p.m. at Simmons Field
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish (38-19) continue their four game series against the Battle Creek Bombers (19-37) tonight at 6:05 p.m. at Simmons Field.
The Kingfish took care of the Bombers last night 6-4 in Battle Creek. Brendon Allen picked up the win for the Kingfish, throwing six and two thirds innings, allowing two runs on two hits with five strikeouts. Eric Filia and Jeremy Vasquez provided the offense, with two and three RBIs, respectively. The Kingfish own a two game lead over the Madison Mallards for first place in the second half South Division standings.
All-Star pitcher P.J. Schuster heads to the mound for the Kingfish tonight. Schuster is 4-3 with a 3.39 ERA in 10 starts this season. The righty has gone at least six innings and has not given up more than four runs in all of his last five starts. The junior from SIUE garnered the save in the 2015 Northwoods League All-Star Game for the South Team earlier this week.
Opposing the Kingfish tonight is Griffin Weir for Battle Creek. Weir has appeared in six games this year, with one start, and is 0-2 with a 7.24 ERA. The Stanford student athlete is originally from Amherst, Ohio.
Tonight is CCB Technology Fan Appreciation Night. A limited amount of light-up batons will be given away and post-game fireworks light up the night, all presented by CCB Technology. Uke’s Harley Davidson Appreciation Day is also at Simmons Field tonight, with the Dancing Elvi riding in on Uke’s bikes.
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The Kenosha Kingfish are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 120 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit kingfishbaseball.com.