WAUSAU, WI – Following an exciting victory on home field to open the 2020 season, the Dock Spiders will travel to Athletic Park in Wausau to face the Wisconsin Woodchucks at 6:35 pm to finish out the two-game series.
Dock Spiders pitching helped secure the win in Wednesday night’s victory, carrying a combined no-hitter into the eighth inning and striking out 15 total batters en route to a 2-1 win.
Matt McCormick and Ryan Ritter were the two offensive players of the night, both of them with sacrifice flies to score a run in the first and seventh inning, respectively.
The Woodchucks managed one run on three hits for the night, with two of their three hits coming in the final inning of play. Wisconsin’s lone run would cross the plate in the ninth before Theron Denlinger closed things down to will the Dock Spiders to a win.
Fans can tune in to tonight’s game on KFIZ AM1450 or by following the “Listen Live” link on the Dock Spiders website.
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 26th season, the Northwoods 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 230 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB All-Star Jordan Zimmermann (DET). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. 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.