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Published On: June 11th, 2021

The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders will face the Wisconsin Woodchucks for the second time this season on Friday night with first place in the Great Lakes West division standings at-stake.

Series Setup

  • Who – Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (7-4) vs. Wisconsin Woodchucks (7-3)
  • Positions in NWL Standings – #2 Fond du Lac (0.5 games back); #1 Wisconsin
  • When – Friday, June 11, 2021 at 6:35 p.m.
  • Where – Athletic Park (Wausau, WI)
  • Watch – Northwoods League Baseball Network
  • Social Media – @DockSpiders
  • Listen – http://mixlr.com/dockspidersradio/
  • Radio Announcer – Cade Crenshaw

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Starting Pitchers

  • RHP Eamonn Woods (FDL) vs. LHP Osvaldo Mendez (WIS)

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Fond du Lac Overview

  • Chandler Simpson is currently 12th in the Northwoods League in batting average, totaling a .385 average with 15 hits
  • Dock Spiders’ pitcher Ben Gorski also played basketball in high school at Chatham High School in Chatham, New Jersey
  • Trailing the Woodchucks by a half game in the Great Lakes West division standings of the Northwoods League, a win Friday could move Fondy into sole possession of first place heading into the weekend

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Wisconsin Overview

  • Today’s probable starting pitcher, Osvaldo Menedez, has pitched 4.1 innings this season, allowing six hits and three earned runs while striking out one batter over two game appearances with one start
  • Brandon Trammell will look to continue his strong start in the Northwoods League after hitting his second home run of the season in Thursday’s loss to the Dock Spiders