Monday, July 27th at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field
Kenosha, Wis. – Riding a four game winning streak, the Kenosha Kingfish (40-19) welcome the Wisconsin Woodchucks (22-34) to Simmons Field tonight at 7:05 p.m.
Behind four home runs, the Kingfish routed the Battle Creek Bombers 13-4 last night at home. Jason Scholl connected for a three run shot in the first inning and Eric Filia tagged two solo home runs of his own. Alex Borglin sealed the game for the Kingfish with a three run bomb to right field in the seventh inning. Mario Samuel worked one inning to pick up the win.
Making his first start for the Kingfish is David Meade tonight. The sophomore at Illinois State is 0-0 with a 3.37 ERA in two appearances for the Kingfish. Meade has fanned six batters in only two and two thirds innings of work this season.
The Woodchucks send Kevin Bolder to the hill for his first start on the year. The southpaw is 1-2 with a 3.76 ERA in nine games. Bolder is a freshman at St. Cloud State and is from Tomahawk, Wisconsin.
Tonight at “spooky” Simmons Field is Dental Associates “Summer-ween” with an in game costume parade and post-game trick or treating on the field. Fans are encouraged to dress up in a Halloween costume. It is also Ducks Unlimited Night presented by Sparks Insurance.
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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.