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Rain Does Not Keep Dock Spiders From Win

FOND DU LAC, WI – The Dock Spiders had to wait a little longer than usual to earn their third consecutive victory on Sunday as a three-hour rain delay suspended play in the sixth inning. Despite the wait, Fond du Lac defeated the Madison Mallards, 6-5, to stay within a half-game of first place in the Great Lakes West divisional standings race. 

Key Plays

  • To tie the game in the first inning, Ryan Lasko singled to score Victor Scott from third base
  • Later In the second inning, Josh Spiegel bashed his first home run of the season over the left field wall to extend Fond du Lac’s lead to 4-1
  • McGwire Holbrook totaled his third RBI of the summer in the third inning on a single to centerfield that brought Ryan Lasko home to score

Key Players

  • Following the rain delay, Ryan Kutt entered to pitch for the Dock Spiders and retired 10-straight Mallards batters, totaling five strikeouts to seal the win for Fondy
  • Caleb Durbin finished 2-3 on Sunday with one RBI

Up Next:

The Dock Spiders (12-8) will host the Mallards again on Monday, June 20, 2021 with first pitch set for 6:35 p.m. at Herr-Baker Field. 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
MAD – 5 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
FDL – 6 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 X

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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’ 27th 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 250 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 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 Gold Glove finalist and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TOR). 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 Booyah as your favorite team.