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Wood Ducks Claim Game 1 of SDCS from Pelicans

Now the Woodies are one win away from the Southern Division title
September 7, 2017

KINSTON, NC - Thanks to another fantastic pitching performance from the staff, Down East won Game 1 of the Southern Division Championship Series over Myrtle Beach 4-1. In addition to the pitching, the Woodies had the lead two pitches into the contest thanks to Matt Lipka's leadoff home run.

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

Wood Ducks Claim Opener in Buies Creek

Bruce's career-night fuels Down East in its comeback effort in the playoff race
August 11, 2017

BUIES CREEK, NC - A late-arriving offense thrived in the middle innings to back a career-long performance from Steven Bruce in the Wood Ducks' (24-24, 48-69) series-opening win over the Astros (31-16, 68-49) by a 6-4 final. Bruce worked past the sixth inning for the first time as a professional,

Wood Ducks Complete Another Comeback over Blue Rocks

Benjamin delivered his seventh quality start of the year despite the no decision
August 9, 2017

KINSTON, NC - A tremendous start by Wes Benjamin was overshadowed in Down East's (23-23, 47-68) 7-5 come-from-behind victory over Wilmington (21-24, 60-55) on Wednesday night. Benjamin worked seven walk-free innings with seven strikeouts in a no decision.

Wood Ducks Soar in a Blowout Win over the Blue Rocks

Morgan's career-night set the tone in the cleanup spot
August 8, 2017

KINSTON, NC - An onslaught of offense never let up as the Wood Ducks (22-23, 46-68) claimed the series opener with the Blue Rocks (21-23, 60-54) in an 11-3 final. Josh Morgan tied a career-high with four hits as all nine starters reached base and either brought in or scored

Wood Ducks Complete Epic Comeback in Victory over Mudcats

A six-run deficit was erased in the series-clincher
August 3, 2017

ZEBULON, NC - The largest comeback victory of the year was capped off by a Carlos Garay two-run homer in the eighth inning in the Wood Ducks' (20-20, 44-65) thrilling 9-7 victory over the Mudcats (19-21, 55-53). A 6-0 deficit was erased thanks in part to Luis La O's five-hit

Woodies Can't Keep Pace with Nationals

The teams combined for seven runs in the first four innings, but Potomac pulled away late
July 25, 2017

KINSTON, NC - A seesaw affair early turned to a wider margin in Potomac's (11-19, 44-56) victory over Down East (14-18, 28-63) in a 7-3 final on Tuesday. Four different Wood Ducks had multiple hits as 11 knocks were not enough in the loss.

Wood Ducks Shine in All Facets Over Mudcats

Morgan and Lipka enjoy three-hit nights and the bullpen stands tall
July 13, 2017

ZEBULON, NC - A rain delay could not damper the Wood Duck (10-10, 34-53) offense in a 6-3 victory over the Mudcats (10-11, 46-43) on Thursday night. Down East received multi-RBI nights from Carlos Garay and Matt Lipka to fuel the effort.

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.