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Kingfish Top Rivets 4-3 in Last At-Bat

Kingfish Top Rivets 4-3 in Last At-Bat 

 

Kenosha, Wis. – The Kingfish (15-19) trailed the Rockford Rivets 3-2 in the bottom of the 9th, but scored 2 runs to take the win by a final score of 4-3. 

Sawyer Gieseke notched his first hit as a Kingfish to lead off the 9th, and Marty Bechina sacrificed him over to second. Cal Jadacki then singled to left field, and Blake Reese was able to chop a single into right field to tie the game 3-3. 

Nick Kanavas hit a grounder to the shortstop Jordan Hovey, but the throw was dropped by first baseman Ricardo Ramirez. With the error, Cal Jadacki crossed the plate to score the game-winning run. 

Ryan Orr (2-1) took the winning decision after pitching the final 1.1 innings, and Joe Romero (1-1) suffered his first loss. Cole Erickson was the starting pitcher for the Kingfish and was dominant for his second consecutive outing. He pitched 7 innings, surrendered 4 hits, 1 earned run, and struck out 3. 

Cal Jadacki led the Kingfish offense with a 3 for 4 night and had 2 RBIs as well. Micah Coffey went 2 for 3, and Blake Reese’s game tying RBI capped off a 1 for 5 day at the plate for him. 

The Kingfish will face the Bullfrogs tomorrow in Green Bay at 3:05 CT.  They will conclude a 4 game road trip in Wisconsin Rapids on Thursday night before hosting Kalamazoo on Friday. 

The Kingfish will host the Rockford Rivets in the season series finale tomorrow night at 5:05 CT. Then, the Kingfish will have a four game road trip in Green Bay and Wisconsin Rapids beginning Monday night.

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.