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Wood Ducks Win Rain Shortened Contest vs. Kannapolis

Englert throws five-inning shutout
June 20, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – In a rain shortened game, The Down East Wood Ducks defeated the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, 6-0 Sunday afternoon, after the game was called in the bottom of the fifth due to inclement weather. Mason Englert pitched five scoreless innings with seven strikeouts to earn the Suddenlink Player

Homerun Derby Causes Blowout Loss to Kannapolis

Pitching staff surrenders six homeruns
June 19, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – After being no-hit through the first four innings, the Down East Wood Ducks fell to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers 9-1, Saturday night. The Wood Ducks pitching staff surrendered six homeruns in one of their worst performances of the season. After falling behind 9-0, the Wood Ducks managed

Wood Ducks Plate 15 Runs in Statement Win vs. Kannapolis

Season-high 19 hits for Down East
June 18, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – After falling in the first three games, the Down East Wood Ducks stormed back with a 15-2 win over the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, Friday night. Obie Ricumstrict went three-for-five with one homerun and five RBIs, earning the Suddenlink Player of the Game. The Wood Ducks (23-16) opened

Struggles at Home Continue for Down East

Four-game losing streak at home
June 17, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks continue to struggle at home as they fell to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers 5-3, Thursday night. The Wood Ducks have lost three straight for the first time this season and have lost their last four games at Grainger Stadium. After two scoreless

Wood Ducks Bullpen Struggles Continue 

Bullpen allows four runs in final two innings
June 16, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – For the second night in-a-row the Down East Wood Ducks fell to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers as the bullpen allowed another late inning rally, resulting in a 6-2 loss Wednesday night. The Wood Ducks have struggled against the Kannapolis bullpen as they’ve been held scoreless over 10

Down East Bullpen Blows Lead in Loss to Kannapolis

Kannapolis scores eight unanswered runs late
June 15, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – After surrendering eight unanswered runs in the final four innings, the Down East Wood Ducks fell to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers 9-7, Tuesday. With this loss, the Wood Ducks fall to 0-6 when the opponent scores first. After surrendering a run in the top of the first,

Englert Fans Nine as Wood Ducks Take Finale in Fayetteville

Down East wins seven during 11-game roadtrip
June 13, 2021

Fayetteville, N.C. – With a 4-3 win over the Fayetteville Woodpeckers Sunday afternoon, the Down East Wood Ducks finished their road trip winning seven out of 11 games and four out of six against the Woodpeckers. Mason Englert pitched five innings and set a career-high with nine strikeouts to earn

Wood Ducks Escape With 6-3 Win Over Fayetteville

Acuña leads the way with three hits and four RBI in win
June 12, 2021

Fayetteville, N.C. – After leading 5-0 after the first two innings, the Down East Wood Ducks cut short a ninth inning rally by the Fayetteville Woodpeckers and pulled out a 6-3 win, Saturday night. Luisangel Acuña led the way for the Wood Ducks, going 3-for-5 with four RBI to earn

Wood Ducks Split Doubleheader with Fayetteville

Down East gets fourth shutout win of the season
June 11, 2021

Fayetteville, N.C. – Playing as the Avocados Luchadores de Down East, the Down East Wood Ducks split their doubleheader against the Fayetteville Woodpeckers, playing as Los Guerreros de Fayetteville, on Friday, 10-9 in game one and 4-0 in game two. With five shutout innings and eight strikeouts in game two,

Wood Ducks and Woodpeckers Suspended

Down East will resume game as part of doubleheader tomorrow
June 10, 2021

Fayetteville, N.C. – After playing into the bottom of the second, the Down East Wood Ducks and Fayetteville Woodpeckers were suspended due to inclement weather. The game will resume at 4 p.m. and tomorrow’s originally scheduled contest will be seven innings and start no earlier than 7 p.m. Before the

Three-run Sixth Pushes Down East Past Fayetteville

Woodies tally 14 hits in win
June 9, 2021

Fayetteville, N.C. – Thanks to a three-run sixth inning, the Down East Wood Ducks defeated the Fayetteville Woodpeckers 6-3, Wednesday night. After collecting only four hits last night, the bats woke up as Down East totaled 14 hits with six hitters notching a multi-hit game. The Wood Ducks (19-12) broke

Down East Shutout by Fayetteville

Offense manages only four hits
June 8, 2021

Fayetteville, N.C. – After scoring 15 runs on Sunday, the Down East Wood Ducks took a complete 180° turn as they were shutout by the Fayetteville Woodpeckers 3-0, Tuesday night. The Wood Ducks were shut out for the third time this season and have lost three of-their-last five games. Down

Wood Ducks Soar Past Carolina in Finale 

Down East blasts four homeruns
June 6, 2021

Zebulon, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks smashed four homeruns en route to their largest offensive output of 2021 with a 15-7 win against the Carolina Mudcats, Sunday afternoon. This win puts the Wood Ducks in a tie for first in the Central division with the Mudcats. Down East

Wood Ducks Run Wild on Base Paths but Fall Short to Mudcats

Easley swipes four bases
June 5, 2021

Zebulon, N.C. – Although they stole nine bases, the Down East Wood Ducks fell to the Carolina Mudcats, 5-4 Saturday night. The Wood Ducks pushed four runs across the plate but managed only three hits and were one-for-nine with runners in scoring position. Down East (17-11) opened the scoring in

Wood Ducks and Mudcats Split Doubleheader

Acuña and Valentin each hit three-run homerun
June 4, 2021

Zebulon, N.C. – After back-to-back rainouts on Wednesday and Thursday, the Down East Wood Ducks were back in action against the Carolina Mudcats Friday and split the doubleheader, falling in game one 6-5 but salvaging game two with a 5-1 win. The Wood Ducks and Mudcats are once again tied

Wood Ducks and Mudcats Postponed Again

June 4, 2021

Zebulon, N.C. – Tonight’s scheduled doubleheader between the Down East Wood Ducks and the Carolina Mudcats has been postponed due to inclement weather. The teams will play a doubleheader tomorrow with first pitch set for 5:00 p.m. Since there have been two postponements, one will be made up tomorrow and

Wood Ducks and Mudcats Postponed

Doubleheader slated for tomorrow starting at 5 p.m.
June 2, 2021

Zebulon, N.C. – Tonight’s game between the Down East Wood Ducks and the Carolina Mudcats has been postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader tomorrow, June 3rd, with first pitch in game one set for 5:00 p.m. Game two will start 30

Wood Ducks Snap Mudcats’ Win Streak

Saggese tallies three hits and two RBIs in win
June 1, 2021

Zebulon, N.C. – Thanks to a breakout game from Thomas Saggese, who finished with three hits and two RBI, the Down East Wood Ducks defeated the Carolina Mudcats 4-3 Tuesday night to snap their six-game win streak. Tonight marks the seventh time that these two teams have faced each other

Offensive Struggles Just the Tip of the Iceberg as Down East falls to Fredericksburg

Woodies no-hit until the seventh inning
May 31, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – For the second time this series, the Down East Wood Ducks were no-hit past the fifth inning as they fell to the Fredericksburg Nationals 7-2, Sunday afternoon at Grainger Stadium. Down East falls to 15-9 on the season and are now in second place in the Low-A

Indians Fall to Nationals in Rain Shortened Game

Final game in Kinston Indians existence ends early
May 29, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – After a rain shortened game, the Down East Wood Ducks, playing as the Kinston Indians, fell to the Fredericksburg Nationals 2-1 Saturday night. The Wood Ducks fall to 15-8 on the season but remain in first after Carolina rains out in Zebulon. After waiting to see if

Bats Power Kinston Indians to Win Over Fredericksburg

May 28, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks, playing as the Kinston Indians defeated the Fredericksburg Nationals 6-2, Friday night at Grainger Stadium. The offense was powered by two homeruns and the pitching tallied 17 strikeouts en route to the Indians’ 15th win of the season. Kinston (15-7) jumped out

Wood Ducks Avoid Losing Three Straight With Walkoff Win

May 28, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – For the second time at home, the Down East Wood Ducks got a walkoff win thanks to some timely hitting. This win puts the Woodies back in the win column, after losing back-to-back games to start the series with Fredericksburg. Entering the bottom of the ninth, the

Wood Ducks Fall in Extras to Fredericksburg

Acuña hits second homerun of the season in loss
May 27, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – After tying the game in the bottom of the seventh thanks to a Luisangel Acuña two-run homerun, the Down East Wood Ducks ran out of gas as they fell to the Fredericksburg Nationals 7-5 in ten innings on Wednesday night. The Wood Ducks have lost two straight

Wood Ducks Offense Struggles Against Fredericksburg

Woodies no-hit until the sixth inning
May 26, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks forgot their offense in Charleston as they fell to the Fredericksburg National 2-0, Tuesday night at Grainger Stadium. Down East tallied their first hit in the bottom of the sixth and were shut out for the first time this season. Fredericksburg (2-17)

Three-run First Inning Pushes Down East Past Charleston in Finale

Inoa plates two runs in win
May 23, 2021

Charleston, S.C. – After scoring three runs in the ninth yesterday, the Down East Wood Ducks (13-5), playing as the Avocados Luchadores de Down East, scored early and never looked back as they took the finale, 4-0, against the Charleston RiverDogs (9-9), playing as Los Perros Santos. With this win,