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Dock Spiders Look to Extend Win Streak Saturday

The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders will travel to Witter Field for the final time this season Saturday as they take on the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters.

Series Setup

  • Who – Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (36-21, 15-7) vs. Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (25-31, 8-14)
  • Positions in second-half NWL Standings – #1 Fond du Lac; #6 Wisconsin Rapids (7.0 GB)
  • When – Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 6:35 p.m.
  • Where – Wisconsin Rapids, WI (Herr-Baker Field)
  • Watch – Northwoods League Baseball Network
  • Social Media – @DockSpiders
  • Listen – Dock Spiders Radio Network
  • Radio Announcer – Cade Crenshaw

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Probable Starting Pitchers

  • RHP Sam Ireland (FDL) vs. RHP Devin Rivera (WIR)

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Fond du Lac Overview

  • Ireland’s last two starts have come against the Rafters, allowing just one earned run in his last 9.0 innings pitched with five strikeouts
  • The Dock Spiders now hold the NWL single-season team stolen base record with 193 on the season

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Wisconsin Rapids Overview

  • Rivera has faced the Dock Spiders three times this season, all in relief, pitching 9.0 innings while allowing six hits with no earned runs and three strikeouts
  • A new face in for the Rafters, Kyle Teel, arrived in Wisconsin Rapids five days ago after a stint with the USA Collegiate National Team