McKenna’s Strong Outing Gives Dock Spiders’ Series Win
FOND DU LAC, WI – The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders defeated the Madison Mallards, 5-1, Tuesday night to take the three-game series and go into the off-day with a win streak.
- To tie the game in the fifth inning, Chandler Simpson sent an RBI single to left field to bring Calvin Harris home to score
- On his birthday, Sam Ireland gave the Dock Spiders the go-ahead lead in the seventh with an RBI hit up the middle
- Connor McKenna threw 6.0 strong innings of dominating baseball, allowing just one hit to the Mallards while striking out two Madison batters
- Meanwhile on the offensive side, Harris finished 2-4 with two runs scored and an RBI in the win
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The Dock Spiders (35-21) will return to Herr-Baker Field Thursday to host the Lakeshore Chinooks with first pitch set for 6:35 p.m.
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.