Published On: July 3rd, 2021

FOND DU LAC, WI – In late inning, dramatic fashion, the Dock Spiders took down the Rafters in walk-off fashion Saturday. With two outs in the ninth, the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders defeated the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters on a walk-off hit by Caleb Durbin.

Key Plays

  • Ryan Lasko recorded his third double of the season in the second inning with an RBI hit to left field
  • In the bottom of the ninth inning, on a full-count, Caleb Durbin lifted an RBI hit into deep left- centerfield to bring home Tavian Josenberger and walk-off the win over the Rafters

Key Players

  • Not only did Durbin seal the victory for Fond du Lac, he also had a great night at the plate. Durbin would go 3-4 with one double, one RBI, and two runs scored
  • Lasko pieced together his best offensive game of the season, finishing 2-3 with one double, one RBI, and one run scored

Up Next:

The Dock Spiders (22-12) begin their final two-game series of the first half, hosting the Rockford Rivets on Independence Day, with Fond du Lac just one win away from clinching the Great Lakes West first half championship. The July 4, 2021 matchup’s first pitch set for 5:05 p.m. at Herr-Baker Field.

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WIR – 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
FDL – 5 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1

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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 or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Dock Spiders as your favorite team.

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