Final Regular Season Home Game Tonight
Friday, August 7th at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish (47-22) play their final 2015 regular season home game tonight when they host the Kalamazoo Growlers (16-53) at 7:05 p.m. at Simmons Field.
The Kingfish won a wild one over Kalamazoo last night, 5-3 in 11 innings. Trailing 3-0 in the bottom of the eighth inning, a two RBI double from Jeremy Vasquez and an RBI single from John Brodner pulled the Kingfish even with Kalamazoo. In to the bottom of the 11th inning, Alex Borglin connected for a walk-off two-run home run to seal the victory. J.D. Nielsen worked three scoreless innings of relief to notch the win.
On the hill tonight, P.J. Schuster tries to close out the regular season at Simmons Field with a win. The 2015 Northwoods League All-Star is 6-3 with a 3.07 ERA in 12 starts this season. Schuster has won his last three decisions and has pitched at least five innings in his last seven starts.
After the game, Kozak Orthodontics presents the Invisalign Dig. A coupon will be hidden within the infield and the first person to find the coupon claims the Invisalign prize, a $6,000 value. The Aurora Health Care alternate jerseys will be up for auction tonight. A silent auction for the jerseys will be located next to Fan Services and the auction runs through the seventh inning. CCB Technology Fan Appreciation Night takes place as well with a Kingfish year-end yard sale.
Tickets for the first ever Kingfish home playoff game on August 10th at 7:05 p.m. are on sale now. Do not miss your chance to be a part of Kingfish baseball history. Tickets are available at the Kingfish ticket office powered by Platinum Systems or call 262.653.0900 for more information.
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.