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Kingfish Entertain Mallards at Simmons Field Tonight

Friday, July 10th at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field

Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish (31-15) return home for the second game of a home and home series with the Madison Mallards (26-17) tonight at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field. 

Madison got the best of the Kingfish yesterday, winning by a final of 13-2.  The Mallards scored four in the first innings and five in the fourth to take a commanding 9-0 lead.  The Kingfish got two back in the top of the sixth, thanks to RBIs from Jeremy Vasquez and Alex Dunlap.  Ultimately, Madison had too much offense on the night, connecting for 15 hits.  A.J. Bogucki was awarded the win for the Mallards and Andrew Zapata took the loss for Kenosha.  

Ryne Blanton heads to the mound for the Kingfish tonight. The freshman from Madison College has appeared in six games this year, starting five of them and compiling a 2-0 record with a 3.71 ERA.  In his last start, Blanton limited Wisconsin Rapids to one run on five hits. The righty has not allowed more than four runs in all of his outings. 

For the Mallards, Nick Gruener gets the call to start.  In 11 games, Gruener has three starts and owns a 3.69 ERA.  The junior from Harvard is 0-2 on the year with 30 strikeouts in 24.2 innings pitched.  

Lenny Webster of the Kenosha Twins will make his return to Simmons Field tonight.  A limited quantity of Kenosha Twins Lenny Webster Bobbleheads presented by Lee Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, & Electric will be given away to fans in attendance.  Gates open an hour before first pitch. Get to Simmons Field early to secure your one of a kind Kenosha Twins Lenny Webster Bobblehead.

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