Kingfish vs. Madison Mallards 1:05 P.M at Simmons Field
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kingfish (8-4) go for four straight victories when they take on the Madison Mallards (7-4) at 1:05 p.m. at Simmons Field today.
Kingfish starter PJ Schuster pitched six strong innings to earn the win in last night’s 7-1 victory over Wisconsin Rapids. Alex Borglin and Mitch Gasbarro both had two RBIs on the night. The win moved the Kingfish into sole possession of first place in the Northwoods League South Division and a half game up on Madison in the standings.
Josh Serio gets the nod on the hill for Kenosha today. The RHP is 2-0 on the year and owns a 0.00 ERA. In two starts, Serio has struck out 15 batters, good for second on the team and among the league leaders in the Northwoods League. The sophomore at UW-Parkside has become one of Manager Duffy Dyer’s most reliable starting arms this season.
AJ Bogucki opposes Serio on the mound for the Mallards. Heading into the game, Bogucki has made one appearance on the year, pitching two scoreless innings of relief on June 3rd against Green Bay. Madison has the best team ERA in the Northwoods league with a 2.07 ERA.
Today is Columbia College of Missouri Military Appreciation Day. A Petting Zoo sponsored by Jerry Smith Pumpkin Farm will also be set up at Simmons Field. Monday’s 6:35 p.m. game at Simmons Field is Candlewood Inn and Suites Guaranteed Win Night. A free ticket for all fans in attendance will be awarded if the Kingfish lose. It is also Delton Grand Wisconsin Dells Night. 1,000 Wisconsin Dells coupon books will be handed out and make sure to enter for a chance to win a hotel stay. Tickets are still available for both contests.
Tickets and merchandise for your Kenosha Kingfish are on sale now. For more information on 7-game packs, season or group tickets, please visit kingfishbaseball.com or call 262.653.0900. The Kingfish Ticket Office powered by Platinum Systems is open from 8:30am to 7pm,Monday through Friday and 9am to 1pm Saturday at Simmons Field, 7817 Sheridan Road in Kenosha.
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 115 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 YouTube channel.