Kenosha, WI.- The Kenosha Kingfish beat the Kokomo Jackrabbits on Sunday afternoon with a final score of 6-5.
On Saturday, these two teams split a doubleheader, with Kenosha winning on a walk-off solo home run from Brandon Nigh (Oakland University). Kokomo took the second game as Kenosha’s bullpen fell apart in extra innings.
Nigh accounted for 2 of Kenosha’s runs in the series finale, as well. Julian Jimenez (Milwaukee Area Tech) went 3-4 in the affair.
Kokomo’s Filip Sarota shone at the plate today, with 2 hits and an RBI.
Reagan Burford (Ole Miss) earned the win for Kenosha today, being the most effective reliever and posting a 0.00 ERA.
Kokomo starter, Frederick Romano ( Western Illinois University) took the loss for the Jackrabbits after giving up 8 hits and 5 runs after only 4.0 innings of work.
The Kingfish will enjoy an off-day on Monday before welcoming the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders to Historic Simmons Field on Tuesday. First pitch will be at 6:35 PM CST.
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. Now in its’ 30th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 24 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 325 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 (NYM), 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 2019/2021 Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2021 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove winner and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. League games are viewable live at watchnwl.com and on ESPN+. 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 Rockers as your favorite team.