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Kowalczyk tees off in 5-1 win over Naturals

Palumbo, Relievers allow just three hits in series opener
June 14, 2019

FRISCO, Texas (June 14, 2019) - Alex Kowalczyk had three hits, including a home run, and the Riders went deep three times overall in a 5-1 win over Northwest Arkansas Friday night.SYNOPSIS* Kowalczyk's homer came in the seventh inning, capping his first three-hit night of the season.* Juremi Profar hit a

Bruce Leads the Woodies to Victory

Home runs supported his second straight quality start
July 9, 2018

BUIES CREEK, NC - A dominant performance from Steven Bruce on the mound propelled the Wood Ducks (8-11, 43-46) to a 6-3 victory over the Astros (13-6, 50-38) on Monday night. The right-hander tossed his second consecutive quality start and struck out six batters in the win.

Wood Ducks Rally in the Eighth, Win Big Over the Dash

A huge two-out stretch of hits opened up a pitcher's duel in Winston-Salem
July 7, 2018

WINSTON-SALEM, NC - An incredible two-out rally in the eighth inning propelled the Wood Ducks (7-10, 42-45) ahead in a 7-1 victory over the Dash (11-5, 52-34). All six runs in the big inning were scored with two outs and highlighted by a three-run home run by Josh Altmann.

Wood Ducks and Keys Split Doubleheader

Kowalczyk stays hot with a massive night at the plate and Leal impresses in debut
June 15, 2018

FREDERICK, MD - The Wood Ducks (35-33) topped their offensive output from the doubleheader on Tuesday with 22 hits tonight, but only could manage a split against the Keys (33-34) on Friday. Six different Wood Ducks had a multi-hit game in either contest in the split.

Wood Ducks Sweep the Dash in Sunday Doubleheader

Winners of six of their last seven series, the Woodies move into first place
May 20, 2018

KINSTON, NC - The Wood Ducks (25-18) swept the Dash (23-19) behind 20 hits and 17 runs scored, all while only allowing three earned runs in the two victories. Down East moves into first place in the south division by a game and a half, and owns the best record

Kowalczyk Walks-Off Again, Woodies Sweep the Mudcats

Several contributors played huge roles in Down East's second sweep of the year
May 17, 2018

KINSTON, NC - For the fifth time in 2018, the Wood Ducks claimed a win on a walk-off at Grainger Stadium. Alex Kowalczyk knocked a single through the left side in the 11th to score Anderson Tejeda from second. Down East (23-17) sweeps Carolina (18-22) three-games-to-none for the second time

Kowalczyk Hits Walk-Off Homer, Wood Ducks Stun Astros

Down East wins via walk-off for the third time in four games
May 1, 2018

KINSTON, NC - For the third time in four games, the Wood Ducks claimed a walk-off victory to up their winning streak to five games. Alex Kowalczyk's solo homer with two outs in the ninth sealed the victory for Down East over Buies Creek on Tuesday night.Kowalczyk now has a

Wood Ducks Sweep the Mudcats with Three Homers

Tejeda hits a 400+ foot blast to start the home run derby
April 29, 2018

KINSTON, NC - Three homers in five batters catapulted the Wood Ducks ahead on Sunday in their 6-3 victory over the Mudcats. The victory clinches the first sweep of the season for the Woodies and they have won four in a row.Anderson Tejeda got things going in the sixth for

Davis and the Wood Ducks Walk-Off on the Mudcats Again

Walker Weickel turned in his best start as a Wood Duck to help the Woodies claim the series
April 28, 2018

KINSTON, NC - The Wood Ducks walked-off on the Mudcats for the second consecutive night as Brendon Davis's single down the third base line brought home Blaine Prescott in a 5-4 victory at Grainger Stadium.In his second start at Grainger Stadium, Walker Weickel dazzled on the mound as he set

Wood Ducks Complete Legendary Comeback, Walk-Off on Mudcats

Down six runs in the second and four in the ninth, the Woodies found a way
April 27, 2018

KINSTON, NC - Just over two weeks after the Wood Ducks pulled off the biggest come-from-behind victory in team history, they topped it. The Woodies were behind 7-1 to the Mudcats in the second inning of Friday night's contest, then surged with a five-run ninth inning to win 9-8.Alex Kowalczyk

Woodies Receive Big Nights from Weickel and Cordero, Fall to Pelicans Late

Down East slugged 11 hits in the loss on Saturday night
April 21, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, SC -Walker Weickel battled into the sixth on the mound and Andretty Cordero had a four-hit game, but the Wood Ducks fell late to the Pelicans 5-4 on Saturday night. Weickel gets a no decision in his best start of the season, working five and one-third innings with

Fast Start Runs Out For Wood Ducks in Loss

The Woodies and Nationals combined for nine runs in the first three innings
April 9, 2018

WOODBRIDGE, VA - The Wood Ducks received strong contributions from Alex Kowalczyk, Preston Scott, and the bullpen, but the Nationals pulled away late on Monday in a 9-4 final. Kowalczyk crushed his first homer of the year to center field and Scott added two hits on the night in the

Wood Ducks Drop Opening Night Pitchers' Duel

The Woodies failed to collect the timely hit in the season opener
April 5, 2018

LYNCHBURG, VA - The bounces of Opening Day did not go the Wood Ducks' way on Thursday night as the lone run in a 1-0 loss to the Hillcats scored on a wild pitch. Otherwise, the Down East pitching staff held strong with 12 strikeouts and only six hits allowed.

Guzman, Mendez star on diverse Rangers farm

As system moves on from past trades, duo heads next wave of stars
December 15, 2017

This offseason, is taking a look at the most outstanding campaigns by players in each system across Minor League Baseball and honoring the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization.Two years ago, the Rangers boasted one of the most