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Dock Spiders Win Another One

FOND DU LAC, WI– The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (8-7) and the Lakeshore Chinooks (4-11) battled in game one of the day night double header. The Dock Spiders offense had timely hitting, timely pitching, and great defense to secure the victory.

 

Sam Grace (Southern Illinois) took the ball today for his first start of the year. Grace would have a smooth three innings then run into trouble in the fourth. He only allowed one run in the game.

 

Bubba Horton (Minnesota) came in for some long relief and dealt for four innings without allowing a run. He struck out six in those innings of work.

 

It was a fast start for the offense who manufactured two runs in the first inning of work. Max Downs (Saint Xavier) started it off with an RBI siFOND DU LAC, WI– The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (8-7) and the Lakeshore Chinooks (4-11) battled in game one of the day night double header. The Dock Spiders offense had timely hitting, timely pitching, and great defense to secure the victory.

 

Sam Grace (Southern Illinois) took the ball today for his first start of the year. Grace would have a smooth three innings then run into trouble in the fourth. He only allowed one run in the game.

 

Bubba Horton (Minnesota) came in for some long relief and dealt for four innings without allowing a run. He struck out six in those innings of work.

 

It was a fast start for the offense who manufactured two runs in the first inning of work. Max Downs (Saint Xavier) started it off with an RBI single and then Zeb Adreon (Iowa) followed up with an RBI double.

 

After a 2-0 lead the Chinooks would strike for a run and cut the lead to one. In the fifth Andrew Bullock (Western Carolina) delivered an RBI single to make it 3-1.

 

Two innings later it was Bullock delivering another RBI after a Cam McMillan (Vanderbilt) triple.

 

River Carbone (Arizona Christian) came in for the four out save to shut the door and win it 4-1.

 

Catch the Dock Spiders and the Chinooks going at it again at 6:35 PM CST to finish up the double header. ngle and then Zeb Adreon (Iowa) followed up with an RBI double.

 

After a 2-0 lead the Chinooks would strike for a run and cut the lead to one. In the fifth Andrew Bullock (Western Carolina) delivered an RBI single to make it 3-1.

 

Two innings later it was Bullock delivering another RBI after a Cam McMillan (Vanderbilt) triple.

 

River Carbone (Arizona Christian) came in for the four out save to shut the door and win it 4-1.

 

Catch the Dock Spiders and the Chinooks going at it again at 6:35 PM CST to finish up the double header.

 

The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 25-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 200 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 (MIA).  All league games are viewable live via theNorthwoods 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