NFL, MLB, CFL stats

Bullfrogs Fall to Kingfish in Series Finale

June 29, 2018 - Northwoods League (Northwoods) - Green Bay Rockers News Release

Kenosha, WI. - The host Kenosha Kingfish (11-18) trailed 2-1 before scoring four unanswered runs in the third and fourth innings to split the two-game series against the visiting Green Bay Bullfrogs (12-20) by a final score of 5-2 from Simmons Field Friday evening. Both teams were held to just two hits each in the final four innings of action.

Kenosha struck first in the opening frame on a two-out RBI double by Evan McDonald to put the Kingfish in front 1-0. The Bullfrogs then posted a two-spot in the third inning with a RBI double from Riley Mihalik (Junior, Rider Univ.) followed by the go-ahead single from Luke Robinson (Sophomore, Western Carolina) to give the Frogs a 2-1 advantage.

The Kingfish answered immediately in the bottom of the third inning after drawing four straight walks with two outs to knot the score at 2-2. In the fourth inning, a Will Wagner two-run triple broke the tie and put the hosts ahead 4-2. Kenosha added one more run on a RBI ground out to stretch the margin out to 5-2.

Blake Nelson (Junior, Univ. of Michigan) topped the Green Bay hitting charts, finishing 2-for-4 with a pair of singles. Nelson extended his hit streak out to five games, tallying 10 hits in his first eight games played this season. Mihalik went 1-for-2 with two walks and one run driven in. Cooper Morrison (Sophomore, UC Davis) was 1-for-2 with one double, one run scored and a walk.

Kenosha starting pitcher Cale Cuddie earned the win, improving to 2-1. Green Bay relief pitcher Eli Baez (Sophomore, St. Bonaventure) took the loss, falling to 0-1. After the three-run fourth inning by the Kingfish, the bullpen duo of Baez and David Toth (Freshman, Hillsdale College) held Kenosha to just two hits with a combined four strikeouts. Kenosha reliever Jack Zimmerman earned his first save of the season.

The Bullfrogs conclude their three-game road trip tomorrow night, opening up a home-and-home series with the Madison Mallards. First pitch is slated for a 6:05 p.m. start from The Duck Pond at Warner Park. Fans can tune in to the live radio broadcast on WOCO (107.1 FM) or online at WOCO.Caster.FM.

• Discuss this story on the Northwoods League message board...

Northwoods League Stories from June 29, 2018

The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.

OurSports Central