Kingfish Host Loggers Tonight.
Monday, July 6th at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish (27-14) play the La Crosse Loggers (21-18) for the finale of a four game set at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field tonight.
A Nick Sergakis walk-off double helped the Kingfish capture a 5-4 ten-inning victory over the Loggers last night. With two outs in the tenth, Zach Weigel walked and then Sergakis launched the first pitch he saw into deep centerfield to drive home Weigel. Ryan Orr pitched the last three innings to pick up the win.
The Kingfish turn to P.J. Schuster for tonight’s game. Schuster enters with a 3-2 record and a 3.15 ERA. The junior from SIUE has started seven games, throwing 40 innings and striking out 35. This will be Schuster’s third start against La Crosse, owning a 1-1 record against them.
Nolan Gromacki opposes Schuster on the mound for the Loggers. On the year, Gromacki is 1-3 with a 4.40 ERA in 10 games, including three starts. Gromacki will be making his third start against the Kingfish this season. The freshman from Missouri is 0-1 with five strikeouts and seven total runs allowed vs. Kenosha in two starts.
Tonight is North Shore Bank Social Media Night at the ballpark. Fans are encouraged to promote the hashtags #LongLiveTheKing and #FearTheFish on social media to show off their Kingfish pride to their friends. A “selfie station” will be near the front gates where fans can take selfies with each other and then post them to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the Kingfish hashtags. Insty-Prints Kingfish Team Poster Giveaway is also scheduled, with a snazzy 2015 Kingfish team poster handed out to fans.
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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.