BATTLE CREEK, MI- The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (28-19) capped of a remarkable 9th inning comeback to edge out the Battle Creek Bombers (23-24) 2-1.
Battle Creek grabbed the first run of the ball game in the bottom of the 1st on an rbi base hit. The score would stay the same until the 9th inning. Braden Stutzman (Oregon) led thins off with a walk to begin the 9th. Jordan Prendiz (UCLA) would then rip out a base hit putting runners on 1st and 2nd with no outs.
With Kiambu Fentress (Vanderbilt) and no outs he laid down a sacrifice bunt which pushed both runners into scoring position.
Jacob Adams (Ole Miss) would play the hero role today producing a two rbi single to give Fondy the 2-1 lead.
Zach Bryant (Daytona State) would pick up his 9th save of the season to close out the game in the bottom of the 9th.
Fond du Lac was able to end the Michigan road trip 3-1 heading into a rare of day. The Dock Spiders will be back at Herr-Baker Field Tuesday night vs. Rockford 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.