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Kingfish get Blanked by Traverse City in Series Opener

 

Kingfish get Blanked by Traverse City in Series Opener

 

Kenosha got shutout for the first time this season.

 

Traverse City, Mich– The Kenosha Kingfish (12-9) fell to the Traverse City Pit Spitters (11-8) 4-0 at Turtle Creek Stadium on Monday, July 26th.

 

In a pivotal game in the season series, Both teams were kept off the board for the first eight innings. In the eighth, Traverse City loaded the bases with no one out when Trey Yunger (Wofford) hit a sacrifice fly to score Mario Camilletti (Central Michigan). Traverse City added on three more runs in the stanza to increase their lead to 4-0. The Kingfish were unable to respond, and finished the day with five hits.

 

On the mound, Kingfish starter Mitch Waletzki in his first start of the season (Minnesota-Duluth) threw 6.2 innings of shutout ball allowing only two hits and was chased due to the 100 pitch rule. Hayden Fox (Wisconsin-Whitewater) took the loss allowing three runs in 0.1 innings pitched. Nick Meyer (Dayton) finished the eighth, allowing one run.

 

Kenosha will take on Traverse City tomorrow, Tuesday, July 27. First pitch is at 6:05 p.m. CDT

 

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.