FOND DU LAC, WI- The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (21-15) fell to the Kenosha Kingfish (14-21) 8-2 to begin the second half of the season.
For Kenosha they wasted no time as they grabbed an early 4-0 lead after 3 innings. Not only did Kenosha have four runs but they also had seven hits.
The Kingfish also tacked on four runs in the 7th making the lead 7-0. Fond du Lac had never been shutout at Herr-Baker Field this season and they would not let it happen tonight.
Alex Erro (Northwestern) would also not let his hit streak die as he picked up an RBI single in the 9th inning extending his streak to twelve games. For Erro he also now has 17 RBI in his last six games. Two batters later Jacob Adams (Ole Miss) sent home a run with a blooper that dropped into left center field.
Fond du Lac will host Kenosha again tomorrow night at 6:35 PM.
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.