Green Bay will now head on the road to Wisconsin Rapids after splitting series with Fond du Lac
Ashwaubenon, Wis.- The Green Bay Rockers fell to the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders 10-4 Friday night at Capital Credit Union Park, splitting the series with Fond du Lac after Green Bay won Thursday night at home.
The Rockers now are 13-8 through second half play heading into a two-game series with Wisconsin Rapids on Saturday and Sunday. The Dock Spiders now improve to 11-12 following Friday’s game.
Fond du Lac took an early 2-0 lead through the first inning, after scoring two runs off an error and an RBI single as the Dock Spiders led 2-0 after the first inning of play.
Following a scoreless second inning on both sides, the Dock Spiders scored six runs in the top of the third, but the Rockers responded with two of their own off a two-RBI single from Matt Scannell, making the score 8-2 through three innings at Capital Credit Union Park.
Fond du Lac added two more runs in the top of the fourth to make it 10-2 heading into the fifth, but RBI hits from Matt Scannell and Keniel De Leon made it a 10-4 game after five innings of play.
Chase Pelter pitched a scoreless sixth inning to keep the Dock Spiders off the board in the sixth, as it remained a 10-4 game going into the seventh inning.
In his first appearance as a member of the Rockers, Easton Vertz pitched a scoreless seventh inning, getting his first strikeout in the process as it remained a 10-4 game through seven innings.
After Vertz pitched a scoreless eighth and ninth inning as well, the Rockers did not score in the bottom of the ninth as the Dock Spiders held on for the 10-4 win on the road.
The Rockers will now head back on the road to take on the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters on Saturday at Witter Field. First pitch is set for 6:35 p.m.
Single game and group tickets are on sale now. Visit www.greenbayrockers.com or call the ticket office at 920-497-7225 to reserve your seats today. The Rockers front office and Team Apparel Fan Shop at Capital Credit Union Park are located at 2231 Holmgren Way in Ashwaubenon. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm.
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