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Dock Spiders Look to Sweep Series on Tuesday

June 15, 2021 - Northwoods League (Northwoods) - Fond du Lac Dock Spiders News Release

The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders will face the Traverse City Pit Spitters for the second time this season on Tuesday night with first place in the Great Lakes West division standings possible on-the-line.

Series Setup

Who - Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (8-6) vs. Traverse City Pit Spitters (9-5)

Positions in NWL Standings - #2 (Great Lakes West; 0.5 GB) Fond du Lac; #1 (Great Lakes East) Traverse City

When - Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 6:35 p.m. eastern, 5:35 p.m. central

Where - Traverse City, Michigan (Turtle Creek Stadium)

Watch - Northwoods League Baseball Network

Social Media - @DockSpiders

Listen - Dock Spiders Radio Network

Radio Announcer - Cade Crenshaw


Starting Pitchers

RHP Austin Richardson (FDL) vs. RHP Cade Heil (TVR)


Fond du Lac Overview

Tuesday's probable starting pitcher, Austin Richardson (1-0), enters his third game of the season with 10.0 innings pitched and nine strikeouts

In Monday night's win over Traverse City, Ben Gallaher recorded his eighth RBI on the season, the third highest total on the Dock Spiders roster

Trailing the Wisconsin Woodchucks by just one half game in the Great Lakes West division standings, a Fondy win Tuesday night could position themselves to step into first place pending the outcome of the Woodchucks' game vs. Lakeshore


Traverse City Overview

Cade Heil will look to make his first start of the season from the mound on Tuesday after pitching 2.0 innings of relief action against Kalamazoo earlier this season

Despite stealing 40 stolen bases this season, Traverse City did not attempt a single attempt in the series-opening loss to the Dock Spiders

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