Buban Homers in 3-2 Kenosha Win
KENOSHA, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish (8-8) tied the 2020 Kenosha Series 8-8 on a 3-2 win over the K-Town Bobbers (8-8) on Saturday night at Simmons Field.
K-Town shortstop Nick Gonzalez (USF) put the Bobbers up 1-0 in the first inning when he scored on a fielder’s choice.
K-Town went up 2-0 in the 2nd inning on an RBI single by Jordan Schulefand (University of Richmond) that drove in Jared Weber (Florida A&M).
In the 5th inning, Mitchell Buban (UW-Milwaukee) cut into the Bobbers lead on a solo home run to right field that put the Kingfish behind 2-1. Later in the frame, Drew Dyer (Carthage College) tied the game 2-2 when he drove in Marc Filia (UC-San Diego) on a double.
Justin Janas (Illinois) gave Kenosha the lead 3-2 in the 6th inning when he scored on an error by Gonzalez.
Jacob DeLabio (Carthage College) earned the win pitching 2.1 shutout innings on one strikeout and allowed three hits.
Christian Horner (Palm Beach Atlantic) got the loss pitching 2.2 innings allowing one run on two hits and a walk.
Nick Meyer (Otterbein University) finished the game getting the last two outs of the 9th inning on a double play.
Ryan O’Hara (Illinois) pitched 4.1 innings in his fourth start for K-Town allowing two runs, both of them earned, on two hits while striking out three.
Kingfish starting pitcher Brock Weirather (Grinnell College) pitched 4.2 innings allowing two runs, both earned, on seven hits with one strikeout.
The fourth leg of the 2020 Kenosha Series concludes at Simmons Field on Sunday with the Kingfish hosting the Bobbers at 4:05 p.m. CT.
The 2020 Kenosha Series can be streamed for free on the Kenosha Kingfish Radio Network Facebook Page. A webcast production is available through the Northwoods League Baseball Network.
The Kenosha Kingfish are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 25-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (MIA). 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 Kingfish as your favorite team.