Mother nature impacts the series finale
Kalamazoo, MI — Tuesday night’s contest at Homer Stryker Field between the Kalamazoo Growlers (16-16) and Kenosha Kingfish (13-22) has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game was stopped in the bottom of the fourth inning with the Kingfish leading 1-0. Tonight’s game will be resumed next Thursday, July 11 as part of a doubleheader beginning at 5:05 p.m. The contest will be resumed in the bottom of the fourth inning, while the second game will be seven innings.
Kenosha scratched across its lone run in the top of the second as Kingfish outfielder Charles Middleton stole home with two outs to take an early 1-0 advantage. Growlers starting pitcher Brennan Cox (Wayne State) tossed four strong innings, allowing one run on three hits with three strikeouts.
The Kalamazoo Growlers travel 30 minutes east tomorrow night for the sixth meeting of the 2019 I-94 Rivalry Series versus the Battle Creek Bombers. First pitch is slated for a 7:05 p.m. start.
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