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Kingfish Fight Back Late and Sweep Traverse City

 

Kingfish Fight Back Late and Sweep Traverse City

 

Kenosha now owns the tiebreaker over the Pit Spitters.

 

Traverse City, Mich.– The Kenosha Kingfish (19-13) defeated the Traverse City Pit Spitters (20-14) 2-1 at Turtle Creek Stadium on Saturday, July 3rd.

 

Looking to pull ahead in the Great Lakes East and following five scoreless frames from both teams, Traverse City put up the first run in the sixth inning off of a Chris Monroe (Illinois-Springfield) RBI double to take the 1-0 lead. 

 

In the top of the eighth with two outs, Cam Redding (Saint Louis) hit an RBI single scoring Carmine Lane (South Florida) to tie the game at 1-1. 

 

In the ninth inning, Kenosha kept the bats going when Dustin Crenshaw (Grand Canyon) hit an RBI fielder’s choice, scoring Cam Collier (South Florida) to give Kenosha their first lead of the game at 2-1.

 

On the mound, Kingfish starter Joey Kosowsky (Farleigh Dickinson) threw 5.1 innings allowing one earned run. Jared Thompson (Illinois Springfield) came on in relief throwing two innings of shutout ball. Randon Dauman (Saint Louis) came on and picked up the win, going the final four outs and not conceding a hit.

 

Kenosha will take on Madison tomorrow, Sunday, July 4th at 5:05 p.m CDT in the series opener.

 

The Kenosha Kingfish are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 27th season, the Northwoods 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 250 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB Gold Glove finalist and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. 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.

 

The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 27th season, the Northwoods 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 250 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB Gold Glove finalist and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit www.northwoodsleague.com or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play.