Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish have added two more players from the 2014 roster that look to continue their success this summer. Zach Jones, a strong bat from Northwestern University, and Alex Borglin, a talented infielder, from Central Michigan University, will join the Kingfish for their second seasons in 2015.
Jones, a 6’1”, 200-pound junior, will return to Kenosha after a solid 2014 campaign. The Glenview, Illinois native hit .312 with 14 RBIs in 32 games. Jones was a benefit in the outfield as well, compiling a .987 field percentage in 24 games.
In his first two seasons at Northwestern University, Jones finished with a .309 batting average with 31 RBIs. He recorded a .985 field percentage. Jones was also named Academic All Big Ten in his 2014 season.
Borglin, a 6’0", 175-pound sophomore is a native of Rochester Hills, Michigan. In the 2014 Kingfish season, He hit .222 with 7 RBIs in 35 games. The versatile utility player finished the season with a .920 field percentage.
Borglin has started all 8 games for Central Michigan University to start the 2015 season. He has 7 hits, 7 RBIs, 1 steal and sports a .241 batting average through just 8 games.
The Kingfish will open the season on May 26th against the St. Cloud Rox. Kingfish all-you-can-eat 7-game packs, season tickets and group tickets are on sale now. To purchase your 7-game pack contact Tyler Drees at the Kingfish ticket office by calling 262-653-0900 or emailing Tyler@KingfishBaseball.com.
The Kenosha Kingfish are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, 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), Allen Craig (BOS) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit KingfishBaseball.com.