FOND DU LAC, WI- For the third time this season the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (17-11) took down the Green Bay Bullfrogs (10-19) of a score of 4-2.
Austin Wagner (Ellsworth CC) got the start on the mound for Fondy and was exceptional. The Fond du Lac, WI kid pitched 6 innings and struck out 9 batters while allowing just 2 earned runs on 26 batters he faced.
The Spiders got on the board early when Cole Zabowski (Ole Miss) hitting a pop fly into left field which would drop sending the first run of the ball game home.
Fondy would lead thins off in the 3rd inning with 4 straight hits. Zabowski, Jack Wassel, Chris Ayers (Indiana State), and Andrew Bullock (Western Carolina) all registered base hits. Bullock would be credited with two RBI sending runs 3 and 4 home.
Green Bay was able to grab two runs in the 6th inning but it would not be enough as they would go down falling for the third time at Herr-Baker Field this season.
Cole Zabwoski (Ole Miss) finished the afternoon going 3/5 with 2 RBI. In his last two games the Lawrencville, GA product is 7/9 with 4 RBI.
Fond du Lac will head up to Green Bay tonight for a 7:05 first pitch.
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Now in its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods 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 190 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.dockspiders.comor 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.