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Published On: July 8th, 2021

The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders will host the Traverse City Pit Spitters for the first time at home this season after the two teams split a two-game series in June at Turtle Creek Stadium in Michigan.

Series Setup

  • Who – Traverse City Pit Spitters (22-16) vs. Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (23-14)
  • Positions in NWL Standings – T1 Fond du Lac; T4 Traverse City (1.0 GB)
  • When – Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 6:35 p.m.
  • Where – Fond du Lac, WI (Herr-Baker Field)
  • Watch – Northwoods League Baseball Network
  • Video Announcer – Cade Crenshaw
  • Social Media – @DockSpiders


Probable Starting Pitchers

  • RHP Patrick Hohlfeld (TVC) vs. RHP Sam Ireland (FDL)


Fond du Lac Overview

  • Ireland will make his first start of the season for the Dock Spiders after pitching 3.2 scoreless innings of relief across two games
  • Jackson Loftin was named NWL Player of the Night Wednesday after going 2-3 with two home runs, five total RBI, and five walks against Madison


Traverse City Overview

  • The Pit Spitters are fresh-off a seven-inning no-hitter performance Wednesday by Jacob Marcus on 91 pitches against Wisconsin Rapids
  • Traverse City, along with Fond du Lac, secured a playoff spot earlier this week by winning the first-half title in the Great Lakes East division