Rockers Squish Spiders in Series Opener
Ashwaubenon, Wis. – The Green Bay Rockers took the series opener against the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders, 7-3.
The scoring started in the first inning. After Tristin Garcia singled, Griffin Stevens hit a two-run home run to right to make it 2-0.
Tyeler Hawkins scored the first run of the game for the Dock Spiders in the second, and Nick Mitchell tied it up with a solo home run in the third.
Stevens reached on a fielder’s choice which brought home Chase Hudson to give Green Bay the lead for good.
In the fifth, Jayson Willers scored on a wild pitch, and Stevens singled home Clayton Slack.
The Dock Spiders cut the lead to 5-3 in the sixth on a Parker Noland single in the sixth, but Slack singled home Jake Mastillo and Matt Scannell in the bottom of the sixth to make it 7-3.
Tommy Leonzi started for the Rockers and threw five innings of two run ball and earned the win. He gave up two hits, two walks and struck out five.
Kyle Stoddard got his second save this season in a four-inning relief effort, in which he gave up just one run on four hits. He struck out four and walked two.
The Rockers look to sweep the Dock Spiders on Friday in the final matchup between the two clubs this season. First pitch from Herr-Baker Field is set for 6:35 p.m.
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