Friday, July 17th at 4:30 p.m. at Simmons Field
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish (33-18) host the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (22-23) for a doubleheader today. The first game will begin at 4:30 p.m. with the second game beginning 30 minutes after the first game concludes.
Ryne Blanton gets the nod on the hill tonight for the Kingfish in game 1. The freshman from Madison College is 2-0 on the year and sports a 4.10 ERA. The right-hander has appeared in seven games and has only issued eight walks. Blanton has given up three or less earned runs in all of his last four starts.
In Game 2, the Kingfish will throw P.J. Schuster. The 2015 Northwoods League All-Star is 3-3 on the year with a 3.61 ERA and 41 strikeouts. The righty from Willowbrook, Illinois has not allowed more than two walks in all of his nine starts this season.
Today is Platinum Systems Dancing Elvi Tyler Bobblehead Giveaway Night. Gates open an hour before first pitch so be here early to secure your Dancing Elvi Tyler Bobblehead.
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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 120 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 Website. For more information, visit kingfishbaseball.com.