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Published On: July 3rd, 2019

ASHWAUBENON, WI— The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (0-1) dropped their first game of the second half to the Green Bay Booyah (1-0).

 

The Dock Spiders sent Aaron Ball Jr. (Kankakee) to the mound and would give up four runs. The Dock Spiders would strike first in the first inning.

 

Tim Elko (Mississippi) delivered an RBI single in the first inning.

 

The Booyah would come back in the second and tack on two runs to make it 2-1. The Dock Spiders offense would stall out for the most part until the late innings.

 

After two more runs came across against Ball, it was Bubba Horton (Minnesota) who would come out of the bullpen.

 

An opposite field home-run by Aaron Anderson (Flagler) would cut into the deficit and make it 4-2.

 

The Booyah would strike for an insurance run in the seventh to make it 5-2. The Dock Spiders never quit offensively.

 

Two runs would come home in the eighth to chop the game within one. A sac fly by Anderson and an RBI single by Kellen Sarver (Illinois) would do the job.

 

In the ninth the Dock Spiders would get a runner to third after a controversial call at first. But they couldn’t bring home the run.

 

The Dock Spiders would go on to lose 5-4. They’re back home tomorrow afternoon against the Booyah. 1:05 PM CST first pitch as it is “Military Appreciation Day.”

 

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 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.