Two Kingfish Hurlers Selected To All-Star Game
Kenosha Kingfish pitchers Clark Candiotti and Grayson Thurman have both been selected as 2022 Northwoods League All-Stars.
Candiotti, the Wichita St. commit, is 2-2 on the year with 40 innings pitched (third in the Northwoods League), a 2.93 ERA and 40 strikeouts (third in the Northwoods League).
Candiotti solidified himself as an ace from the beginning, as he pitched five innings while giving up no earned runs and striking out five on Opening Day.
Thurman, the Lynchburg senior, posted a league-best 10 saves while posting a 0.86 ERA with 36 strikeouts in 21 frames.He has allowed an opposing batting average of .119.
Both pitchers will travel to Wisconsin Rapids for the All-Star game between the Great Lakes and Great Plains on July 19 at 7 PM.
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 245 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 (CHC) 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 All-Star Jordan Zimmermann (DET). 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.