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Published On: July 6th, 2018

FOND DU LAC, WI- The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (22-16) took down the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (17-21) 5-4 for their first win in the second half of the season.

In a 4-1 hole heading into the 5th Fondy would climb out from underneath. Mitch Boe (Iowa) led things off with a walk and then the next two batters would reach on walks. Jack Wassel (Minnesota) would send home one batter with his third hit of the night. With the bases loaded the Rafter pitcher would walk the batter at the plate sending home run number three. One batter to follow with the score at 4-3 Andrew Bullock (Western Carolina) lined one into center field which sent home the go ahead run. Fond du Lac led 5-4 after 5 innings and would hold on for the next three innings.

Mike Gagliardi (Army West Point) would get the win on the night coming in relief for start Sam Hubbe (Butler).

Zack Bryant (Daytona State) would close out the game recording his 5th save of the season.

Notable Performances 

Jack Wassel (Minnesota) 3 for 4, RBI

Andrew Bullock (Western Carolina) 2 for 3, 2 RBI, BB

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.