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Published On: July 7th, 2021

MADISON, WI – The Dock Spiders’ offense could not have had a stronger start to the second-half of the NWL season than it did in Wednesday’s win over the Mallards. After Tuesday’s matchup was postponed due to rain, the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders defeated the Madison Mallards, 14-8, to earn their first win past the midpoint of the NWL season.

Key Plays

  • Jackson Loftin would give Fond du Lac an early 2-0 lead in the first inning on the first of his two home run night, a two-run shot to left field
  • The Dock Spiders scored eight runs in the second inning on four hits with seven different players recording an RBI
  • Later in the fifth, Loftin would hit his second two-run home run of the night

Key Players

  • Loftin would finish 2-3 with two home runs, five total RBI, and three walks
  • Jackson Kimbrell, in his first appearance of the season, pitched 4.0 strong innings, allowing just two hits and one earned run while striking out five Mallards’ batters

Up Next:

The Dock Spiders (23-13) will welcome Traverse City Thursday to Herr-Baker Field with first pitch set for 6:35 p.m.

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FDL – 14 2 8 0 0 3 0 1 0 0
MAD – 8 0 1 0 0 3 2 0 2 0

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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.