Kenosha, Wis. – It’s opening week in Wisconsin in the Northwoods League presented by Edvest.
The Kingfish took their first loss at home this summer to the Waterloo Bucks, by a final score of 7-3. The loss moves both the Kingfish and Bucks to 4-2 marks this summer.
Waterloo got the scoring started in a big way. Blake Alexander belted a grand slam to left field in the 4th, giving Waterloo a 4-0 lead which they never yielded. In the 5th, Jake Hand came back with a 2 RBI single to push the Bucks to a 6-0 advantage.
The Kingfish finally scored in the 6th when Matt Hearn came home on a Nick Kanavas fielder’s choice. Kenosha tried to get a late rally going, but was unable to finish the deal.
Mason Fishback, in his first game as a Kingfish, went 2 for 3 with a walk. Matt Hearn also had a 2 hit outing as he went 2 for 5 on the afternoon. Aaron Schwark took the Mound to start for the Kingfish, and worked 4.2 IP while allowing 4 runs. Colton Lee let up three runs in 2.1 IP and Andrew Reisinger pitched 2 scoreless frames.
The Kingfish head to Kalamazoo tomorrow to take on the Growlers. After that, they have a 4 game series against Rockford, which includes 3 road games and a home matchup with the Rivets.
Tickets and merchandise for your Kenosha Kingfish are on sale now. For more information on 7-game packs, season or group tickets, please visit kingfishbaseball.com or call 262.653.0900. The Kingfish office is located at 7817 Sheridan Road and is open 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and Saturday by appointment only.
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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 23rd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, 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), Allen Craig (BOS) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit KingfishBaseball.com.