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Kingfish Fall to Growlers in Series Opener

 

Kingfish Fall to Growlers in Series Opener

 

Kenosha lost their second straight contest.

 

Kalamazoo, Mich– The Kenosha Kingfish (16-13) fell to the Kalamazoo Growlers (9-18) 11-1 at Homer Stryker Field on Thursday, August 5th.

 

Looking to start off fast at home, Kalamazoo took the early lead in the first on an Alex Tappen (Virginia) sacrifice fly. Kalamazoo added three more runs in the third on a Jake Gelof (Virginia) double and a wild pitch to take a 4-0 lead.

 

In the fourth, Kenosha plated their only run on a Matt Korman (Wisconsin-Whitewater) solo shot to cut the deficit down to 4-1. 

 

Kalamazoo added one run in the fifth, four in the sixth and two in the seventh to increase their lead to 11-1 and secure a win in the series opener.

 

On the mound, Kingfish starter Bryant Bagshaw (Minot State) threw five innings conceding five runs. Anthony Touhy (Aurora) came on in relief allowing four runs in one inning pitched. Harry Deliyannis (Pomona-Pitzer) threw one inning allowing two runs. Alex Saunders (Wisconsin-Parkside) threw one inning of shutout ball.

 

Kenosha will take on Kalamazoo tomorrow, Friday August 6. First pitch is at 5:35 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.