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Kingfish and Bullfrogs Clash Tonight at Simmons Field

Wednesday, August 5th at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field

Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish (46-21) finish up their two game series against the Green Bay Bullfrogs (39-28) tonight at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field. 

On Monday night, the Kingfish fell to the Bullfrogs 4-2.  Rico Garcia took the loss after pitching six innings and a third, allowing four runs, three earned, on eight hits.  Eric Filia and John Brodner both had two hits in the contest.  Kenosha owns a three and a half game lead over Madison for first place in the Northwoods League South Division second half standings.

Jake Perkins makes his first start of the season tonight for the Kingfish.  In three games, the southpaw is 0-0 with a 6.00 ERA in six innings pitched.  The junior from Chicago State struck out five batters in his July 28th relief appearance against Wisconsin. 

Tonight is EMS Appreciation Day presented by Aurora Health Care. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. with an EMS softball game beginning at 5 p.m. Tonight is also Educators Credit Union Piggy Bank Giveaway night.  The giveaways will begin at 4:30 p.m. when the gates open.  Kids are invited onto the field post-game for a quarter pickup.  1,000 quarters will be dropped on the infield for kids to fill up their new piggy banks.  The fan favorite ZOOperstars are also at Simmons Field, presented by Meijer. 

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.