Fondy Defeats Lakeshore for Third time in Two Days
FOND DU LAC, WI, – Behind a dominant pitching performance from Carlson Reed and a home run by Jay Harry, the Dock Spiders picked up their third win in two days over the Chinooks. The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders defeated the Lakeshore Chinooks, 4-2, on Boy Scout Night at Herr-Baker Field.
- Chandler Simpson brought home the game’s first run in the fifth as he reached on a fielder’s choice with the bases-loaded, scoring Matt McCormick from third base
- Later in the fifth, Jay Harry lifted his first home run of the season, a three-run shot, over the right field wall to put the Dock Spiders up 4-0
- Carlson Reed pitched five strong innings against Lakeshore, allowing just two hits in a scoreless performance while totaling 10 strikeouts over Chinooks batters
- McCormick finished 2-2 with one run scored in his debut game this season
The Dock Spiders (19-11) will travel to Athletic Park on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 to continue their chase after the first place lead in the Great Lakes West division as they begin a two-game road series against division leader Wisconsin Woodchucks with first pitch set for 6:35 p.m.
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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.