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Dock Spiders set to host Lakeshore

The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders will matchup with the Lakeshore Chinooks for the first time this season on Wednesday night. 

Series Setup

  • Who – Lakeshore Chinooks (1-1) vs. Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (2-0) 
  • Positions in NWL Standings – T1 Fond du Lac; T2 Lakeshore
  • When – Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 6:35 p.m.
  • Where – Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (Herr-Baker Field)
  • Watch – Northwoods League Baseball Network
  • Video Announcer – Cade Crenshaw
  • Social Media – @DockSpiders

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Starting Pitchers

  • RHP Blake Malatestinic (LAK) vs. LHP Austin Richardson (FDL)

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Fond du Lac Overview

  • Gus Collins leads the Northwoods League with seven total RBI, including totaling six in Tuesday’s win over Green Bay
  • Continuing his strong start to the season, Connor Manthey is tied for the most hits in the NWL with five
  • Not only is Chandler Simpson batting .400, he also has shown his speed on the basepaths with five stolen bases through two games

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Lakeshore Overview

  • Josh Glenn has been a productive bat early in the Chinooks lineup, tallying three RBI and one home run
  • The Chinooks’ Tuesday win over Madison was led by Brennan Bales, as he went 4-5 with a home run and three RBI
  • Tonight’s probable starting pitcher, Blake Malatestinic, finished his junior season at Eastern Illinois University in 2020 with 23 strikeouts in 26.2 innings pitched.

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Quick Hits

  • Through their first two games of the 2021 season the Dock Spiders have outscored their opponents 23-6
  • Those 23 runs scored by Fond du Lac are the most runs scored through the first two games of a season in Dock Spiders history