Bombers Edge Kingfish 8-6
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kingfish (13-17) fell at home to the Battle Creek Bombers 8-6. The loss is now the second straight for the Kingfish.
The Kingfish pitching staff had a tough day on the mound. Alex Hamilton was the game’s starter and allowed 4 ER in 3.1 innings pitched. Chase Thurston and Andrew Burnick combined for 2.2 innings of relief in which only one unearned run was allowed.
JR Holloway allowed 2 runs in 1.1 innings, and Aaron Schwark allowed another in the final 1.2 innings. In total, the Kingfish pitching staff allowed a season high 15 walks, and 7 earned runs.
The offense found more success. Blake Reese had the game’s biggest highlight. First he tripled in the 7th, and then stole home to electrify the Simmons Field crowd. Cal Jadacki had a 2 for 4 day, including an RBI double. In the end, the offensive effort was not enough.
The Kingfish will host Battle Creek at home tomorrow night at 7:05 CT. On Saturday, Rockford will come to town for a double-header beginning at 4:05 CT.
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.