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Kingfish Host Woodchucks At Simmons Field

Saturday, June 13th at 6:05 p.m. at Simmons Field

Kenosha, Wis. – The Kingfish (13-5) return home to play the Wisconsin Woodchucks (6-9) at 6:05 p.m. at Simmons Field tonight. 

The Kingfish split a double header with La Crosse last night.  PJ Schuster and the Kingfish won the first game by a final of 10-1 and extended their winning streak to eight games.  La Crosse took the second game by a final of 3-2. 

Northwoods League strikeout leader Josh Serio heads to the mound tonight for the Kingfish.  The righty is 3-0 with a 0.50 ERA on the year in three starts.  Last time out, the sophomore from UW- Parkside went six innings and struck out a team high 10 batters against Madison.  Serio is part of a Kingfish pitching rotation that is 10-4 this season. 

For the Woodchucks, Dylan Dwyer gets the nod to start.  Dwyer has only appeared in one game for the Woodchucks this season, pitching one and two thirds of an inning back on June 6th against La Crosse.  The southpaw is originally from Murray, Kentucky and attends the University of Kentucky. 

Saturday’s game is jam-packed with promotions. The Flying Dancing Elvi will parachute in and land to start the game. CCB Technology presents a co-branded Kingfish stadium blanket giveaway.  A limited quantity of blankets will be available and blankets are distributed on a first come, first serve basis.

Saturday night also features the Herbert’s Jewelers Diamond Dig post-game. A $1,000 coupon to Herbert’s Jewelers will be buried in the infield. After the game concludes, the first 500 women to enter the field will receive an ice cream scoop to dig for the coupon and one lucky fan will win the $1,000 prize.Camosy Construction Fireworks will light up the sky post-game. 

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.

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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 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.