FOND DU LAC, WI – Three Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are scheduled to participate in the 2018 Northwoods League Major League Dreams Showcase on Tuesday, August 7. Cole Zabowski, Jon Mierzwa, and Jacob Kostyshock will all be a part of the squad for the game to be played at Warner Park in Madison, Wisconsin. The annual Showcase will consist of a double-header featuring the top players from the Northwoods League who were selected by a panel of Major League Baseball Scouts. The players will participate in a day of workouts in front of scouts which will be followed by the double-header. The Dock Spiders are set to play in the second game which is scheduled for 7:35 PM.
Zabowski, a sophomore first basemen from Ole Miss, is batting.272 with 3 HR and 18 RBI for the 2018 season.
Mierzwa, a junior pitcher from Catholic University of America, has a 4.90 ERA in eight starts this season. Mierzwa has 37 strikeouts in 36 2/3 innings pitched in 2018.
Kostyshock, a sophomore pitcher from Arkansas, is 2-1 with a 3.63 ERA in four starts this season. Kostyshock has 10 strikeouts in 17 1/3 innings pitched in 2018.
Single game tickets for all games during the 2018 season are now on sale. Order yours today by calling the Dock Spiders Ticket Office at 920-907-9833 or by stopping by the Dock Spiders Front Office at 980 E Division St. Check out all of our ticket information any time of the day or order online at www.dockspiders.com.
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Entering 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.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.