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Published On: June 12th, 2021

The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders will travel to Illinois for a two-game series against the Rockford Rivets beginning on Saturday night.

Series Setup

  • Who – Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (7-5) vs. Rockford Rivets (5-6)
  • Positions in NWL Standings – #2 (Great Lakes West) Fond du Lac; #4 (Great Lakes East) Rockford
  • When – Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 6:05 p.m.
  • Where – Rockford, Illinois (Rockford Stadium)
  • Watch – Northwoods League Baseball Network
  • Social Media – @DockSpiders
  • Listen – Dock Spiders Radio Network
  • Radio Announcer – Cade Crenshaw

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Starting Pitchers

  • RHP Connor McKenna (FDL) vs. LHP Payton Hutchings (ROC)

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Fond du Lac Overview

  • Over three game appearances this season, with two starts, McKenna has 10 strikeouts in 11.0 innings pitched
  • Victor Scott’s mother and father were both on the Morris College Track and Field team in Sumter, South Carolina
  • In four seasons as a student-athlete at Kean University, Dock Spiders Manager Chuck Thielmann posted a 24-9 overall record with 19 complete games and six saves

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Rockford Overview

  • Dylan Robertson leads the Rivets with 15 hits and a .395 batting average this season
  • Today’s probable starting pitcher, Hutchings, was named the No. 1 left-handed pitcher in Illinois by Prep Baseball Report prior to attending the University of Illinois, where he just completed his freshman season