Mankato, MN – The Kingfish would continue their strong play in 2015 as they would win for a league leading 45th time as they would top the MoonDogs by a score of 11-7 at Franklin Rogers Park in Mankato Minnesota in front of a crowd of 1,009 Saturday night.
The Mankato MoonDogs (12-17, 30-35) were unable to snap a loosing skid that is now at five games while the Kenosha Kingfish (22-7, 45-20) have now won three straight.
However, in what was a back and fourth game early, the Kingfish offense would prevail as they tallied 13 hits in route to the victory.
Through the fist five innings each starter P.J. Schuster Jr. (6-3) and Connor O’Brien (2-1) would put each of their teams in a position to come way with a win.
MoonDogs Brinn Bell, Craig Nennig and Kyle Weston would all have a pair of hits in the game. Nennig would go 2-for-5 with a homerun one RBI and two runs scored. Weston would drive in two in his five plate appearances.
For the Kingfish John Brodner would go 3-for-5 with three RBIs with a homerun and Jeremy Vasquez would also add three hits and two RBIs in five trips to the plate. Three other Kingfish added two hits each.
The MoonDogs will return to The Frank tomorrow, Sunday, for Military Appreciation Night. Gates will open at 5:05 PM with first pitch at 7:05pm.
"The Mankato MoonDogs are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 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, more than 120 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website.”