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Dock Spiders Look to Take Series Over Mallards Tuesday

The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders will host the Madison Mallards for the third time in two days Tuesday after the two squads split Monday’s doubleheader.

Series Setup

  • Who – Madison Mallards (27-26, 11-8) vs. Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (34-21, 12-7)
  • Positions in second-half NWL Standings – #1 Fond du Lac; #3 Madison (1.0 GB)
  • When – Tuesday, July 27, 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

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Probable Starting Pitchers

  • LHP Joseph Kalafut (MAD) vs. RHP Connor McKenna (FDL)

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Fond du Lac Overview

  • Now with 49 stolen bases this season, Chandler Simpson needs just one stolen base to tie Kalamazoo’s Stephen Kopach’s 2016 NWL single-single record mark of 50
  • While Simpson is chasing after individual history, the Dock Spiders, who are averaging over three stolen bases per game, as a team need thirteen stolen bases to tying Waterloo’s 1996 NWL single-season team record mark of 192 stolen bases

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Madison Overview

  • Bryant Shellenbarger and Alex Iadisernia have the second and third most hits this season in the NWL with 67 and 66 hits, respectively
  • Today’s probable starting pitcher, Kalafut, enters with a 6.00 ERA through 9.0 innings pitched across six games this summer