First Place Kingfish Home Tonight
Saturday, July 11th at 6:05 p.m. at Simmons Field
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish (32-15) continue their weekend home stand against the Green Bay Bullfrogs (29-16) tonight at 6:05 p.m. at Simmons Field.
The Kingfish used the long ball to take down the Madison Mallards 14-5 last night. Jeremy Vasquez and Pat McInerney both connected for solo shots in the third inning. Jason Scholl had two home runs in the game, including a three run home run in the seventh inning to all but clinch the victory. Scholl finished with five RBIs and Eric Filia had three hits, three runs, and three RBIs. Trevor Haas pitched one inning and two thirds to notch the win in relief of Kingfish starter Ryne Blanton.
On the hill for the Kingfish tonight is Brendon Allen. The right-hander is 1-2 with a 4.62 ERA in six games, including three starts, this season. The junior at Eastern Illinois has struck out 17 batters in 23.1 innings pitched. Allen last pitched on July 5th against La Crosse, throwing three innings of scoreless relief with two punch-outs.
For Green Bay, Connor Donovan will be making his first start of the season. In 15 appearances, the righty is 3-0 with a 1.40 ERA and one save. Earlier in the summer, the junior from Lehigh did not give up a run in seven straight appearances.
Tonight is Lee Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, & Electric Cancer Awareness Night. The Kingfish will don light blue Kenosha Twins jerseys with pink font and an United for the Cure emblem for Cancer Awareness Night. There will be a silent auction during the game for the jerseys near Fan Services. Former Kenosha Twins owner Bob Lee will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. At the conclusion of the game, The Blast Shop Fireworks will light up the sky.
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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.