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Published On: July 22nd, 2021

FOND DU LAC, WI – In their first day of action following the NWL All-Star break, the Dock Spiders fell in both games of their doubleheader at Witter Field against the Rafters. With each game consisting of seven-innings each, the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders were defeated by the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters in game one, 6-4, and game two, 7-2.


Key Plays

  • Connor Manthey and Ryan Lasko lifted back-to-back sacrifice-fly RBI to score two runs in the sixth inning for the Dock Spiders

Key Players

  • Chandler Simpson scored one run Thursday as he finished 2-4 at the plate
  • Despite going just 1-4, Tavian Josenberger picked up two RBI in the loss
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
FDL – 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
WIR – 6 2 0 0 0 2 2 X


Key Plays

  • Victor Scott connected on an RBI single in the second inning, his sixteenth RBI on the season

Key Players

  • Scott would go 2-4 on the night with one RBI
  • In his debut game with the Dock Spiders, Connor Blake drew two walks in three plate appearances
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
FDL – 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
WIR – 7 0 0 3 0 1 3 X

Up Next:

The Dock Spiders (31-19) will return to Witter Field again Friday to meet the Rafters with first pitch 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 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.