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Phillips, Clark power Riders to 5-3 win

Riders tie season-high with four homers
July 5, 2019

AMARILLO, Texas (July 5, 2019) - Thanks to a quality start from Tyler Phillips and a pair of homers from LeDarious Clark , the Riders triumphed in Amarillo 5-3 Friday night.SYNOPSIS* Philips worked his fourth quality start of the season, permitting just three runs on four hits in six frames. He

Sunday's game suspended in 11th inning

Clark's homer, big catch helped force extras
April 7, 2019

FRISCO, Texas (April 7, 2019) - Sunday's game between the RoughRiders and Midland RockHounds was suspended due to rain in the top of the 11th with Midland up 4-1. The game will be continued at a later time, to be announced.SYNOPSIS (to this point)* Down 1-0 in the eighth, LeDarious Clark

Wood Ducks Claim Opener in Wilmington

Despite 11 walks by the pitching staff, 11 hits made up for it in the win
August 20, 2018

WILMINGTON, DE - A sustained night of offense fueled the Wood Ducks (19-38, 54-73) to a 5-1 win over the Blue Rocks (29-27, 60-66). Multi-hit efforts from Andretty Cordero, Ricky Valencia, and LeDarious Clark led the Woodies to 11 hits in the win.

Wood Ducks Claim Complete Victory Over Pelicans

Weickel was supported by a big-swinging offense to even the series
August 1, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, SC - The Wood Ducks (12-28, 47-63) used big swings to take a lead that lasted nearly wire-to-wire in am 8-3 victory over the Pelicans (16-23, 50-59) on Wednesday night. The win snaps a six-game losing streak and an eight-game skid against the Pelicans

Wood Duck Offense and Bruce End the Losing Streak

Twelve hits were a new high over the last twelve games to go with Steven Bruce's fourth straight quality start
July 23, 2018

BUIES CREEK, NC - Steven Bruce set the tone with seven quality innings while the Wood Ducks (10-22, 45-57) scored in five different frames in an 8-4 victory over the Astros (20-12, 58-44). LeDarious Clark clocked his third homer in the last two games and Ricardo Valencia added a pair

Wood Ducks Mount Epic Comeback, But Fall 10-7

Clark's first multi-homer game as a Wood Duck was not enough in the loss
July 22, 2018

BUIES CREEK, NC - Despite an improbable come-from-behind effort, the Wood Ducks (9-22, 44-57) fell to the Astros (20-11, 57-43) by a final of 10-7. Through three innings, the Woodies trailed 7-0, but managed to tie the game in the seventh thanks to LeDarious Clark's huge game.

Hot Start Fuels the Woodies' First Win of 2018

After a three-run first, the Wood Ducks never looked back
April 6, 2018

LYNCHBURG, VA - The Wood Ducks did not trail for a single pitch on Friday night against the Hillcats thanks to LeDarious Clark's leadoff homer and Edgar Arredondo impressed in his first High-A win.

Wood Ducks Win Finale and Clinch Second-Half Title

The comeback is complete: from 7.5 back with 16 to play, the Wood Ducks are headed to the playoffs
September 4, 2017

BUIES CREEK, NC - The Wood Ducks capped off a remarkable second-half comeback with a resounding 10-3 victory over the Astros. With the win, Down East clinches the second-half title having not led for a single day in the half until the final out.

Wood Ducks Sweep Blue Rocks in Doubleheader

Down East uses pitching and timely hitting to claim fourth straight win
August 30, 2017

WILMINGTON, DE - In a night of firsts, the Wood Ducks (34-31, 58-76) swept the Blue Rocks (28-36, 67-67) in a doubleheader on Wednesday night. While game one featured the 11th shutout of the year, it was the 4-2 victory in game two that claimed the first four-game winning streak

Winning Streak Snapped In Loss to Pelicans

Another homer from Clark couldn't lift the offense
August 22, 2017

MYRTLE BEACH, SC -LeDarious Clark launched his third homer in four games in the Wood Ducks' (29-29, 53-74) loss to the Pelicans (26-32, 69-59) by a 7-3 final. The loss snaps the Woodies winning streak at three games.

Cody Impresses as the Woodies Sweep the Astros

In all, the pitching staff only allowed three hits in the finale
August 20, 2017

KINSTON, NC -Kyle Cody's dominant start led the Wood Ducks (29-28, 53-73) in the series finale with the Astros (33-23, 70-36) and also finished the first sweep of the year for Down East. With a 3-0 final, Cody only allowed one hit over seven shutout innings with eight strikeouts.

Woodies Claim Series from Astros and Move Into Second-Half Contention

Clark's bat and the pitching staff's strikeouts fuel the victory
August 19, 2017

KINSTON, NC - With a jump-start to the offense, the Wood Ducks (28-28, 52-73) claimed game two over the Astros (33-22, 70-55) with a 5-1 final. All five runs were scored in the first three innings, highlighted by LeDarious Clark's home run - his eleventh of the year.

Home Runs Power the Woodies Past the Astros

Four of the five runs came on homers and with two outs for the offense
August 18, 2017

KINSTON, NC - A power surge charged the Wood Ducks (27-28, 51-73) in a thrilling 5-3 victory over the Astros (33-21, 70-54) on Friday night. Homers from LeDarious Clark, Preston Scott, and Ti'Quan Forbes accounted for four of the five runs scored for the offense.

Down East Rallies Twice, but Falls in Extras

Every starter had a hit for the Wood Ducks in the loss
July 24, 2017

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Wood Ducks Blast Their Way to Win Over Astros

Seven runs in the first four innings were plenty for the Woodies
July 7, 2017

KINSTON, NC - Three more homers and timely hitting for the Wood Ducks (9-6, 33-51) catapulted them to a 7-1 win on Friday night over the Astros (10-6, 47-39). Chuck Moorman, LeDarious Clark, and Yeyson Yrizzari each hit solo home runs and Matt Lipka added a three-run double for the

Wood Duck Offense Dominant in Series-Winner over Dash

Three more homers and 11 runs was plenty in the win
July 6, 2017

WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Another productive night for the offense supplied plenty of runs for Steven Bruce and the pitching staff in an 11-7 win over Winston-Salem (6-9, 30-55) on Thursday night. Down East (8-6, 32-51) had three homers to tie a season-high and had five starters record multiple hits.

Clark's Productive Night Not Enough Against Dash

He was one of three Woodies with multiple hits in loss
July 5, 2017

WINSTON-SALEM, NC - A four-run first inning for the Dash (6-8, 30-54) proved too large to overcome for the Wood Ducks (7-6, 31-51) in a 7-4 loss on Wednesday night. Down East mashed nine hits - including multi-hit nights from Ledarious Clark, Carlos Garay, and Josh Morgan in the loss.

Wood Ducks Smash Their Way to Victory

Season-highs in runs, hits, walks, and home runs lead to the first win of the second half
June 23, 2017

MYRTLE BEACH, SC - Down East's offense exploded with 14 runs and 16 hits in a 14-6 shellacking of the Pelicans on Friday night. Luis La O, Arturo Lara, and Ledarious Clark had three hits each as every starter reached base through two innings of play.Wes Benjamin backed up his

Clark and the Wood Ducks Clip the Nats

Pena added a career-high nine strikeouts on the mound in the victory
May 1, 2017

KINSTON, NC - A three-hit night for Ledarious Clark was highlighted by a two-run home run that was the difference in a 3-2 win for the Wood Ducks over the Nationals on Friday night. Woodies starter Richelson Pena also set a new career-high in strikeouts with nine in his six

Wood Ducks Pitching Stands Tall in Win

Bullpen was flawless, stranding seven runners on base
April 25, 2017

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Karma Bites Woodies In Defeat

Salem scored six runs in the ninth, just as the Woodies did the night before
April 7, 2017

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