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Kingfish Win Suspended Game, Drop Game One, Game Two Postponed

 

Kingfish Win Suspended Game, Drop Game One, Game Two Postponed

 

It will be made up on Saturday in Kenosha.

 

Battle Creek, Mich– The Kenosha Kingfish (5-4) defeated the Battle Creek Bombers (3-5) 7-4 and fell to the Battle Creek Bombers 5-3 at C.O. Brown Stadium.

 

In the suspended game that started on Monday and was paused due to a lighting malfunction, Kenosha entered the day up 4-3 in the sixth inning. Kenosha got three runs of insurance fast on a Carmine Lane (South Florida) three-run homerun. Battle Creek added one back in the seventh, but it was not enough as the Kingfish took their second contest in a row. Mitch Waletzki (Minnesota-Duluth) picked up the win.

 

In the originally scheduled first game, it was scoreless through three frames. In the fourth, Kenosha struck first putting up a three run frame. Cam Collier (South Florida) singled to score Vince Bianchina (Northwestern). The next batter, Xavier Watson (Illinois) singled to score Collier. A few batters later, Kirk Liebert (Kentucky) singled to score Watson to put Kenosha up 3-0. However, in the bottom half of the inning, Battle Creek took the lead on a Roman Kuntz (Lake Michigan) grand slam. They added one more in the fifth inning and kept Kenosha to take the contest. Ethan Peters (Loras) took the loss for Kenosha allowing five earned runs. Clayton Johnson (Illinois) pitched one relief inning, conceding zero runs.

The last scheduled game of the double header was postponed due to rain, that game will be made up on Saturday in Kenosha. Kenosha will take on Kokomo, Wednesday, July 14th at 6:05 p.m. central.

 

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.