Thursday, August 6th at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish (46-22) take on the Kalamazoo Growlers (16-52) tonight at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field.
The Kingfish fell to the Green Bay Bullfrogs 7-4 last night at Simmons Field. Trailing 7-4 with the bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth, Alex Borglin struck out to end the Kingfish threat. Jake Perkins started and took the loss. Eric Filia and John Brodner both had two hits.
E.J. Trapino gets the nod on the hill tonight. The lefty out of Wright State is 3-1 with a 3.09 ERA in 13 games, including seven starts. In his last start, Trapino earned the win after throwing five innings of three hit ball with five strikeouts to beat Wisconsin. On Tuesday, Trapino participated in the Major League Dreams Showcase in Madison, where he pitched one scoreless inning.
Tonight, Lynch Chevrolet presents the Flying Dancing Elvi parachuting in pre-game. During the game, Columbia College Military Jerseys will be auctioned off. Also at Simmons Field is the Jerry Smith Pumpkin Farm Agriculture Appreciation Day. Two horses will be present in the Festival Foods Backyard area to meet and greet. A free ear of corn will be handed out to the first 1,000 fans upon exit. Do not miss Thursday’s exciting matchup. Tickets are on sale now!
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.
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.