Dock Spiders Split Sunday Doubleheader with Booyah
FOND DU LAC, WI –.Due to Saturday’s contest at Herr-Baker Field being postponed for rain, a doubleheader of seven-inning games was held at Capital Credit Union Park with Green Bay slated as the home team in the first game and Fond du Lac as the home team in game two. The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders were victorious in game one, 7-2, meanwhile the Green Bay Booyah took game two, 3-2.
- Christian McKelvey laced a two-RBI double to left field in the first inning
- Later in the third, Tommy Carpenter connected on an RBI single to bring in the first of two runs he drove in Sunday
- Alberto Rios made four plate appearances on Sunday, drawing four walks and scoring one run
- Ryan Ament tossed a complete game to earn his first win of the season, while striking out six Booyah batters
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- In an effort to catch Tommy Carpenter stealing third base, a throw from the catcher sailed into the outfield, allowing Carpenter to come home
- Alberto Rios lifted a sacrifice fly to score Ryan Lasko in the fifth inning
- Carpenter had his best offensive game to date, finishing 2-4 with a run scored
- Connor Manthey would draw two walks in the loss, meanwhile going 1-2 at the plate
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The Dock Spiders (41-25) will travel to Kapco Park Monday to meet 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.