Kingfish Release 2018 Schedule
Kenosha, WI – The Kenosha Kingfish of the Northwoods League have announced their schedule for the 2018 season.
The Kingfish will open their season at Historic Simmons Field against the 2017 South Division Champion Battle Creek Bombers on Tuesday, May 29th at 6:35pm. This is the start of a three-game homestand that concludes on Thursday, May 31st. The start of the homestand will mark the Kingfish fifth season in the league.
The Kingfish play 16 home games in May/June, 13 in July, and seven in August. Next season the Kingfish will be hosting 14 games on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.
“We can’t wait to have Historic Simmons Field filled with our fans and their electric energy again,” said General Manager, Scott Preimesberger, in his first season with the Kingfish. “We’re excited to roll out all the fun we have in store for next summer and truly make it the best one yet.”
The first half of the season will be complete at the end of play on Tuesday, July 3rd, with the second half beginning on Wednesday, July 4th. The first and second half division winners from both the North and South Divisions will qualify for the playoffs along with the next best two overall records from each division. The Northwoods League All-Star week will take place July 23-25 and the playoffs will be August 13-17.
For the fifth consecutive year, the Madison Mallards will host the Northwoods League Major League Dreams Showcase on Tuesday, August 7th. This exhibition double header will feature the top prospects in the Northwoods League. The players will be voted by and selected by Major League Baseball scouts.
Looking to attend a Kingfish game next season? Visit KingfishBaseball.com or call 262.653.0900 for more information on ticket options. The Kingfish Ticket Office powered by Platinum Systems is open from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday at Historic Simmons Field, 7817 Sheridan Road in Kenosha.
The Kenosha Kingfish are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Entering its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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 185former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (LAD) and Lucas Duda (TBR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.kingfishbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Bullfrogs as your favorite team.