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Garcia to the Mound Tonight

Monday, August 3rd at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field

Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish (46-20) begin their final homestand of the year against the Green Bay Bullfrogs (38-28) tonight at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field. 

The Kingfish defeated the Mankato MoonDogs 9-6 last night in Mankato. John Brodner went 4-4 to lead the Kingfish and Zach Weigel, Micah Coffey, and Collin Dupree all had two hits on the night as well.  David Meade started and went two innings for Kenosha.  Mario Samuel pitched one inning of relief to earn the win and J.D. Nielsen picked up the save.  Kenosha finished 4-1 on the road trip. 

On the mound tonight for the Kingfish is Rico Garcia.  The junior from Hawaii Pacific is 3-3 with a 3.82 ERA in eight starts this season.  In 42.1 innings pitched, the 2014 Northwoods League All-Star has 42 strikeouts.  Garcia has lasted at least five innings in six starts this summer.  

Tonight is Carthage College Back To School Night.  Drawstring bags will be given away and fans are encouraged to bring school supplies to the ballpark for a school supplies drive.  Boxes will be at the gates to drop off donations. 

Tonight is also Tenuta’s Italian Heritage Night.  An Italian theme will be all around Simmons Field. Purchase The Kenosha Special for Italian Heritage Night and get two tickets, two Italian Sausages, two Beers or Sodas, two Tenuta's Deli Cannolis, and two $5 Coupons to The Spot Drive-In for just $38. To purchase The Kenosha Special, visit the Ticket Office powered by Platinum Systems, call 262-653-0900 or click HERE and use the promo code "Kenosha" to buy online. 

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 (KAN). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit kingfishbaseball.com.