Kingfish Drop Two Against Battle Creek
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kingfish welcomed the Battle Creek Bombers to historic Simmons Field for a doubleheader Sunday. The Bombers took the first game 10-1 and won the second game 3-2.
The Bombers jumped on the Kingfish early in game one, leading 4-0 after one inning. Battle Creek added one in the third, four in the fourth, and one in the fifth inning. Designated hitter Tyler Walsh led the Bombers, going 4-4 with three runs and four RBIs. The Kingfish got on the scoreboard in the seventh after shortstop Bobby Sheppard drove in right fielder Zach Weigel. Alex Hermeling pitched a complete game to garner the win for the Bombers while Maustin Otterstatter took the loss after two and one thirds innings of work for the Kingfish.
In the second game, it was pitchers’ duel between Kingfish starter Paul Schuster and the Bomber’s Min Hsia. Schuster went seven innings deep, striking out eight and only allowing two runs. Hsia went six and one third of an inning, allowing two runs on two hits.
The Kingfish trailed 2-0 heading into the bottom of the sixth but then the Kingfish bats woke up. Weigel and second baseman Nick Sergakis got on base and then third basemen Hunter Alexander roped a double into the left centerfield gap to tie the game at two all. The game went to the eighth inning, where then Walsh brought home Bomber’s catcher Cayce Bredlau on a single to put the Bombers ahead. The Bombers held on for the 3-2 victory, with Tyler Harris earning the win and Brendon Allen taking the loss for Kenosha. The Kingfish moved to 3-3 on the year.
The Kingfish next play on Monday, June 1st at Kalamazoo at 7:05 p.m. EST. The Kingfish return home on Friday, June 5th against the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters at 7:05 p.m. At that Friday matchup, Lynch Chevrolet presents the Human Cannonball, immediately following the game. Do not miss this amazing and jaw-dropping event. Tickets are still available for next weekend’s home stand, June 5th- June 8th.
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