Bombers Sweep Kingfish in Kenosha
Kenosha, Wis. – The Kingfish (13-18) fell to the Bombers at home by a final score of 7-5. The loss is the third straight and completes the series sweep for Battle Creek.
Charlie Hecht had an excellent bounce-back performance from his last start. He pitched 6 innings, allowed 4 hits, 2 earned runs, and punched out 7. His efforts were not enough, however, as he took the loss and is now 1-2 on the year.
Ty Harris relieved him, and had a rough 7th inning but was able to recover. He threw the game’s final three innings, allowing 4 runs. Daniel Jipping had the game’s biggest highlight as he smashed a 3 run home run to left off of Harris in the 7th.
Offensively, Bombers starter Jordan Horak held the Kingfish lineup in check. Horak carried a no-hitter into the 6th, which was broken up by a Pat McInerney RBI double. In the 7th, the Kingfish were able to pick up 4 runs, highlighted by a Blake Reese 2-RBI single.
On the night, the Kingfish hitters could only muster a combined 4 hits, but were able to draw 6 walks. The Kingfish will host Rockford tomorrow for a doubleheader. Game 1 begins at 4:05 to resume a game that was rained out in Rockford earlier in the season. Game 2 starts a half hour after the conclusion of game 1.
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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.