Tuesday, June 16th at 5:05 p.m.. at Simmons Field
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kingfish (15-5) take on the Kalamazoo Growlers (6-14) in a 7-inning doubleheader with the first game scheduled for a 5:05 p.m. start at Simmons Field tonight.
The Kingfish came from behind to beat the Wisconsin Woodchucks 5-1 Sunday at Simmons Field. Zach Ratcliff drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the seventh inning. Rico Garcia started and pitched five innings with seven strikeouts. JD Nielsen pitched two innings of relief to earn the victory.
Brendon Allen will be on the hill for Kenosha tonight in game one. In four games this season, Allen is 1-2 with a 4.69 ERA with 10 strikeouts. In his last start, Allen went eight strong innings, giving up only one run against Kalamazoo on June 9th.
Ryne Blanton goes in game two for the Kingfish. In two starts, Blanton is 1-0 with six strikeouts, two walks, and a 6.17 ERA. Last time out, the freshman at Madison College picked up the win at Kalamazoo after throwing five innings and allowing four runs.
The Kingfish close out the home stand against the Growlers on Klement’s Hot Dog Appreciation Day. Do not miss the amazing Wiener Dog Races and the Famous Racing Sausages appearance during the game tonight. The specialty hot dog of the night will be a mac and cheese hot dog. Tickets are still available for tonight’s games.
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.