Photo Courtesy: Ava Schieffert
FOND DU LAC, WI – The Dock Spiders dropped their sixth straight game to the Woodchucks on Tuesday night at Herr-Baker Field. The game was close as both teams traded runs with one another. The Woodchucks scored one run in the top of the second inning, but the Dock Spiders responded as an RBI sacrifice fly from Bradley Comer (Wisconsin-Stevens Point) scored Drew Barragan (Embry Riddle Aeronautical) which tied the game at 1-1. In the bottom of the fourth, the Dock Spiders scored two runs, topped off by an RBI single from Jake Surane (Wisconsin-Oshkosh) which gave the Dock Spiders a 3-2 lead. Drew Barragan launched a solo home run, his third of the season, in the bottom of the fifth inning which gifted the Dock Spiders a 4-2 advantage. The Woodchucks scored two more runs in the top of the seventh, capped off by a walk surrendered to Michael Adair (Dayton) with the bases loaded that scored Carson Richter (Edgewood) which tied the game. In the top of the ninth, the Woodchucks tallied seven runs on seven hits, which put the game away. As they took the 11-4 victory.
Woodchucks reliever Richie Lacien (Lawrence) earned the win, his second of the season. Dock Spiders reliever Jack Niedringhaus (Xavier) was tagged with his fourth loss of the season. The Dock Spiders fell to 28-40 on the season, 15-18 in the second half. The Dock Spiders will be back at Herr-Baker Field on Wednesday night as they take on the Green Bay Rockers. It’s bang for your buck night with Sunny 97-7. Enjoy hot dogs, 16 oz. Pepsi products, and 16 oz. domestic beers (for those of legal drinking age) for 2$. Tickets are currently available at dockspiders.com or by calling the ticket office at (920) 907-9833. First pitch is scheduled 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. Now in its’ 30th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 24 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 325 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 (NYM), 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 2019/2021 Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2021 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove winner and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. League games are viewable live at watchnwl.com and on ESPN+. For more information, visit 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.