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Published On: July 4th, 2021

FOND DU LAC, WI – With Independence Day celebrations in full-swing, the Dock Spiders put up a strong effort to battle-back against an early deficit to Rockford, yet fell short Sunday. The Rockford Rivets defeated the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders Sunday, 6-5. 

Key Plays

  • In the second inning, Josh Spiegel connected on an RBI-double to give the Dock Spiders their first run of the game
  • Trey Lafleur rocketed a two-run home run over the right field fence in the seventh inning, his first longball of the year

Key Players

  • Chandler Simpson consistently found a way on-base Sunday, finishing 3-5 with one run scored
  • Spiegel would finish 2-3 with one RBI, one double, one run scored, and one walk in the loss

Up Next:

The Dock Spiders (22-13) will conclude their two-game series with the Rivets Monday at Herr-Baker Field with first pitch set for 6:35 p.m.

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ROC – 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FDL – 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 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 www.dockspiders.com 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.