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Published On: July 10th, 2021

FOND DU LAC, WI – With late-inning dramatics filling the air for the second consecutive night, the Dock Spiders would prove victorious, once again, in a come-from-behind win. To sweep the two-game series, the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders defeated the Traverse City Pit Spitters, 7-6. 

Key Plays

  • Kyte McDonald gave the Dock Spiders an early 1-0 lead in the first inning with an RBI single to left field
  • Victor Scott lifted an RBI double to left field in the second inning, trading places with Tavian Josenberger who doubled earlier in the frame
  • Nate Thomas closed out the ninth inning to earn his NWL leading fifth save on the season. Thomas was selected to the NWL All-Star game earlier Friday morning.

Key Players

  • Ryan Lasko continues to improve his offensive game, finishing 3-4 with one RBI in the win
  • Scott was a staple from the two-spot, going 2-3 with one RBI double and two walks

Up Next:

The Dock Spiders (25-13) will conclude their extended home stand Saturday as they host Kenosha at Herr-Baker Field 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 Dock Spiders as your favorite team.