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Franchise Record Seven Kingfish Selected to All-Star Game

Franchise Record Seven Kingfish Selected to All-Star Game

Kenosha, Wis. – The All-Star results are in and the Kingfish will have a large group representing the Kingfish at the 2015 Northwoods League All-Star game presented by Marshfield Clinic at Witter Field in Wisconsin Rapids on Tuesday, July 21st

A Kingfish record seven players were selected to play on the South Division All-Star team in Wisconsin Rapids. Four positions players and three pitchers were selected from the Kingfish.  The position players include infielder Hunter Alexander, infielder Alex Borglin, outfielder Eric Filia, and catcher Jason Scholl. Filia and Borglin both have batting averages above .300, among the league leaders in the Northwoods League.  Scholl is tied for third in the league with eight home runs. Alexander will be unable to play due to an injury.

The pitchers selected are reliever Ryan Orr and starters P.J. Schuster and Josh Serio.  Schuster is tied for ninth in total strikeouts across the Northwoods League and Orr owns a 1.30 ERA, one of the best for relievers. Serio leads the league in ERA (0.89) and wins (6).

Joining the seven players in Wisconsin Rapids will be Manager Duffy Dyer and the rest of the Kingfish coaching staff.  By locking up the first half Northwoods League South Division Title, the Kingfish coaching staff has the honor of coaching the South Division All-Star team.

The Kingfish led the entire Northwoods League with seven All-star selections.  The Kingfish had two players selected for last year’s All-Star game at Lakeshore.

Congratulations to all Kingfish players selected and coaches for this well deserved recognition. 

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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.  For more information, visit www.kingfishbaseball.com.