Dock Spiders Capture Series Sweep vs. Green Bay, 6-1

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June 2, 2024 – Northwoods League (Northwoods)
Fond du Lac Dock Spiders News item

Caden Shapiro of Fond du Lac Dock Spiders at bat
Caden Shapiro of Fond du Lac Dock Spiders at bat
(Fond du Lac Dock Spiders)

FOND DU LAC, WI – Dock Spiders picked up their first sweep of the season at Herr-Baker Field on Saturday against Green Bay, 13-3. The Dock Spiders moved to 3-3 on the season.

Green Bay got the scoring started in the first inning with a double by Nick Harms (Case Western Reserve) that drove in Seth Farni (Ole Miss) to make it 1-0. The Dock Spiders would respond in the bottom half of the inning with a single by Parker Knoll (Lawrence) that tied the game, and a groundout to second base by Drew Barragan (Embry-Riddle) gave the Dock Spiders the lead with 2-1.

The Dock Spiders added a run in the fourth inning after Drew Barragan reached on a fielder’s choice, a single by Zach Taylor (Wisconsin-Oshkosh) moved Barragan to third base with one out. The next batter, Jake Surane (Wisconsin-Oshkosh) reached on a passed ball on a called third strike that brought in Barragan and extended the lead to 3-1.

Caden Shapiro gave the Dock Spiders a 4-1 lead with a fifth-inning home run and a solo shot to left field. The Dock Spiders added two more runs later in the fifth with a double by Drew Barragan that scored two runs, pushing the lead to 6-1.

After the Dock Spiders pitchers allowed a run in the first inning, the staff allowed no runs over the next eight frames. RHP Zach Silfies (Elizabethtown) (1-0) picked up the win in relief in 3.0 innings. RHP Elden Santana (Lawrence) started for the Dock Spiders and threw 3.0 innings, allowing two hits and one run. Austin Kutz and Deuce Musial got the last six outs in the 6-1 win.

The Dock Spiders wrap up their four-game homestand tomorrow at Herr-Baker Field against the Wausau Woodchucks at 1:05 p.m. Sunday also marks the first post-game autograph session with Weaver and your favorite players at Herr-Baker Field after the game presented by Kwik Trip.

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