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Kingfish Salvage Split with Kalamazoo

 

Kingfish Salvage Split with Kalamazoo

 

Kenosha put up double-digit runs for the second straight game.

 

Kalamazoo, Mich– The Kenosha Kingfish (18-14) defeated the Kalamazoo Growlers (10-20) 10-5 at Homer Stryker Field on Sunday, August 8th.

 

Looking to build off of their strong offensive performance from the day before, Chase Gibson (William Woods) reached on an error to score Matt Korman (Wisconsin-Whitewater) to take a 1-0 lead. Later in the frame, Kenosha added two more on a Mikey-Madej (North Carolina-Chapel Hill) single to score Gibson and Angelo Cantelo (Lewis University) and increase the lead to 3-0.

 

After adding a run in the third, Kenosha kept the offense alive in the fourth putting up five runs which started with a Josh Leslie (McNeese State) single to score Madej. The next batter, Cam Collier (South Florida) grounded out to score McKay Barney (Washington). The line kept moving on a Luke Stephenson (Elon) walk to increase the lead to 6-0. The Kingfish added two more to go up 9-0 after the fourth.

 

Kalamazoo added two runs in the sixth and three in the seventh including back to back home runs from Don Goodes (Northwestern Ohio) and Nolan McCarthy (Kentucky) to cut the deficit down to 10-5. However, the scoring stopped there and Kenosha took the season series finale.

On the mound, Kingfish starter Dominic Hann (Michigan State) picked up the win. He threw six innings conceding two unearned runs. Alex Saunders (Wisconsin-Parkside) came on in relief allowing three runs in one inning pitched. Matt Zahora (Illinois-Chicago) threw a shutout in the eighth and ninth.

 

Kenosha will take on Kokomo tomorrow, Monday August 9. First pitch is at 5:30 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.