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Dock Spiders Drop Opener 11-6

En route to an 11-6 win, the Mallards hit 3 home runs including a 3-run home run in the first inning off the bat of Mallards' center fielder Doran Turchin. Brock Weimer and Cade Bunnell each added a homer as well. Dock Spiders starting pitcher Kyle Huckaby was chased from the game after 3 innings. Huckaby allowed only 3 hits but walked 4 and gave up 7 earned runs and suffered the loss. Marian University's own Jordan Bock pitched 1.2 scoreless innings in relief for the Dock Spiders as well. Fond Du Lac's offense was kept fairly quiet for a majority of the game except for a 3-run 5th inning. One of the lone bright spots in the Dock Spider lineup was first baseman Andrew Bullock who went 2-5 with a pair of doubles and RBI's. The Dock Spiders will be back in action tomorrow night in Madison at 6:35. Ryan Connolly will start on the mound.

 

Season ticket packages, group outings, and individual game tickets for the 2017 season are on sale now and may be purchased from the Dock Spiders ticket office (located at 980 E Division St.). Fans may order tickets in person or over the phone by calling (920) 907-9833between 9:00am and 5:00pm Monday through Friday. Tickets are also available any time in the ticket section of dockspiders.com.

 

The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League.The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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 170 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.dockspiders.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Dock Spiders as your favorite team.