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Published On: July 23rd, 2021

FOND DU LAC, WI – The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders snapped a three-game losing streak by posting their first shutout victory of the season with a dominating 4-0 win over the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Friday. 

Key Plays

  • Tavian Josenberger and McGwire Holbrook brought in the first two runs of the night in the sixth inning as each connected on an RBI double
  • Ryan Lasko extended the Dock Spiders’ lead later in the sixth with an RBI single, his twenty-second RBI of the season
  • Alex Vera entered the bottom of the ninth inning and pieced together a three-batter frame close out the win and earn his fourth save of the season

Key Players

  • Victor Scott had a consistent night at the plate, finishing 3-5 with one double and a run scored
  • Sam Ireland was dominating from the mound, tossing 6.0 scoreless innings while allowing just two-hits to the Rafters
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
FDL – 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
WIR – 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Up Next:

The Dock Spiders (32-19) will return to Herr-Baker Field Saturday to host the Lakeshore Chinooks 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 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.