Kingfish Sweep Bombers with Walk-Off Win
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kingfish (12-15) put a 3 spot on the board in the 9th to notch a walk-off win at home over Battle Creek. With the bases load, Nick Kanavas hit a slow roller to the second baseman Cody Sporrer. The grounder was bobbled, and the game ended when Rob Henry scored on the play.
The Kingfish trailed the entire game, but picked up an RBI single from Pat McInerney in the 9th, promptly followed by an RBI single by Pete Schuler. After those two runs scored, the game was tied, and Nick Kanavas did the rest.
Andrew Reisinger was the Kingfish starting pitcher, and he allowed 4 runs in 5.2 innings of work. He gave up 10 hits, and punched out 2. Rigo Beltran relieved him for the final 3.1 innings and allowed one mere run off of 2 hits. Beltran (2-3) was awarded the win for his efforts.
The Kingfish offense totaled 12 base hits today. Mason Fishback went 3 for 4 at the dish while both Pat McInerney and Marty Bechina went 2 for 5. Dylan Rosa belted his first home run as a Kingfish and had a 2 for 4 afternoon.
The Kingfish host Kalamazoo tomorrow night at 7:05 CT and again on Tuesday, also at 7:05 CT. After that, the Kingfish will have their first day off on Wednesday.
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.
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.