By Alex Strouf
The De Pere Dodgers dropped a pair of doubleheaders on the road over the weekend, dropping them to 12-7 overall on the season and an even 6-6 in the league play.
GAME ONE: DE PERE 6, ADDISON 8
A four-run sixth inning in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader powered Addison over the Dodgers in late inning fashion, 8-6. Cole Nelson pitched all six innings for the D’s, allowing 11 hits and seven earned runs. Nelson struck out just one batter in the loss.
Matt McNabb was 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBI to lead De Pere’s offense in game one.
GAME TWO: DE PERE 1, ADDISON 11 (5)
Addison had an impressive seven-run second inning in game two, leading the Braves to a 11-1 win in just five innings. Sam Kohnle was 2-for-3 with the lone RBI for the Dodgers.
GAME THREE: DE PERE 4, ADDISON 7
The Dodgers were able to compile seven hits in the loss,. Sam Kohnle and Cole Paplham each had two hits, though the Braves’ offense proved too powerful for the D’s. Evan Rice allowed six hits, seven runs (five earned), and had three strikeouts in 4.2 IP, while Cole Paplham and Kyle Kosobucki did not allow a hit in the final 1.1 innings. Dylan Brambora struck out seven for Addison.
GAME FOUR: DE PERE 3, ADDISON 6
Sam Kohnle had two hits and an RBI to leah De Pere’s four-hit offense. Matt McNabb and Mike Manns each had one hit and scored a run in the Dodgers’ fifth straight loss. Cole Paplham took the loss on the mound, striking out six batters and allowing eight hits.
The Dodgers return home on Tuesday, playing host to the Sheboygan A’s. First pitch from Westwood is set for 7:30 p.m.