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Kingfish go for Sweep of Bombers Tonight

Sunday, July 26th at 5:05 p.m. at Simmons Field

Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish (39-19) look to complete a four game sweep of the Battle Creek Bombers (19-38) tonight at 5:05 p.m. at Simmons Field. 

The Kingfish kept the Bombers in check last night, winning 6-2 at Simmons Field.  P.J. Schuster threw seven strong innings to go along with six strikeouts to earn the win.  Mitch Gasbarro paced the Kingfish offense with a 3-3 night with an RBI. 

E.J. Trapino gets the nod for the Kingfish in tonight’s game.  The lefty out of Wright State has compiled a 2-1 record and 3.11 ERA in 11 games with five starts.  The native of Richmond, Illinois has two saves and has struck out more batters than innings pitched this season. 

For Battle Creek, Victor Gonzalez is tonight’s probable pitcher.  The sophomore at East Tennessee State only has one appearance on the year, striking out all three batters in his lone inning of work.  He is originally from Jupiter, Florida. 

Tonight is Twin Disc Bobbleboat Giveaway day.  Do not miss your chance to secure a replica bobbleboat of the famed Twin Disc Bambino out in left field at Simmons Field. A limited quantity of bobbleboats are available.  Gates open one hour before game time. 

The Kingfish ticket office powered by Platinum Systems office is located at 7817 Sheridan Road and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. The Kingfish ticket office Powered by Platinum systems is open from 8:30 a.m. until the end of the game on home game dates. For more information on 7-game packs, season or group tickets, please log on to kingfishbaseball.com or call 262.653.0900.

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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.