Wednesday, June 24th at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kingfish (19-10) will try to snap a five game losing streak when they host the La Crosse Loggers (15-13) at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field tonight.
The Loggers took down the Kingfish by a score of 9-4 last night. La Crosse used a big sixth inning to break the game open, scoring four times. The Kingfish had their chances to get back into the game, loading the bases in the eighth and ninth inning, but could not capitalize. The Kingfish left a total of 11 runners on base. Zach Ratcliff led the Kingfish with a home run and two RBIs.
Manager Duffy Dyer sends PJ Schuster to the mound to try and break the skid. Schuster is 2-1 on the year with a 3.21 ERA and 28 strikeouts. The right-hander has won his last two decisions and is averaging one and a half runs allowed over his last four starts.
Tonight is Black Pearl Tattoo Night at Simmons Field. The Kingfish will be offering a FREE Miller Lite Fish Bowl ticket for the first 50 fans that get a FREE Kingfish tattoo. Email Kate@kingfishbaseball.com to register for a tattoo. Go Green Night presented by Gateway Technical College will also be taking place at the ballpark as the Kingfish will wear green jerseys. Festival Foods Bratwurst Appreciation Day has also been reschedule for tonight. Try the specialty brat of the night, a Festival Oktoberfest brat topped with Philly meat and cheese.
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.