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Altmann plates three in series finale

Cordero collects two more hits but Riders fall to Amarillo
May 19, 2019

FRISCO, Texas (May 19, 2019) - Josh Altmann went 2-for-4 with three RBIs for the RoughRiders Sunday but their comeback bid fell short in a 10-5 loss to Amarillo at Dr Pepper Ballpark.SYNOPSIS* After singling home a run in the fifth, Altmann plated two more runs in a three-run seventh, which

Altmann's big day propels Riders to series win

Payano delivers another strong start in series finale
April 29, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (April 29, 2019) - With his dad in the stands, Josh Altmann homered and equaled a career-high with four RBIs, as the RoughRiders knocked off Springfield 9-1 in Monday's series finale at Hammons Field.SYNOPSIS* Altmann's three-run homer was part of a five-run sixth inning which put the Riders ahead

Wood Ducks Rally to Top the Hillcats

Big nights from Weickel and Tejeda lead the Woodies
July 24, 2018

KINSTON, NC - The Wood Ducks (11-22, 46-57) claimed back-to-back victories for the third time this month in a 5-4 final over the Hillcats (17-15, 46-53). Anderson Tejeda's three-hit night included a go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning while Melvin Novoa supplied the game-winning RBI in the eighth.

Josh Altmann Named Carolina League Player of the Month

After a tremendous June, Altmann is the first Wood Duck to earn POTM honors this season
July 9, 2018

KINSTON, NC - On Monday afternoon Minor League Baseball announced its players of the month for June and Down East utility man Josh Altmann was named the winner for the Carolina League. Altmann, 24, played in 19 games in June and led the league in several statistics including OPS (1.183), extra-base

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 Claim Game Three from the Red Sox

Two homers helped, but the pitching took center stage again in the victory
July 2, 2018

KINSTON, NC - A patient approach at the plate paid off for the Wood Ducks (6-6, 41-41) as the drew eight walks and hit two homers in a 6-3 victory over the Red Sox (5-6, 37-42). Anderson Tejeda and Josh Altmann each left the yard with solo shots in a

Altmann and the Bullpen Carry the Wood Ducks to Series Win

Five Woodies tally multiple hits and eight starters reach base
June 29, 2018

KINSTON, NC -Josh Altmann's torrid June continued with his third multi-homer game of the season in the Wood Ducks' (4-5, 39-40) victory over the Nationals (3-5, 40-35). The 23-year-old accounted for four of the five runs in the 5-3 win on Friday night.

Altmann's Late Heroics and Mendez's Tremendous Debut Fuel the Woodies in Win

Wood Duck pitching combined for 12 strikeouts and only five singles allowed
June 25, 2018

KINSTON, NC - Josh Altmann blasted his third homer in two games and put the Wood Ducks (2-3, 37-38) on top late in a 5-1 victory over the Nationals (1-3, 38-33) on Monday night. The three-run blast were the first runs of the game for Down East and marked is

Wood Ducks Blow Out Dash in Series Finale

A season-high in hits and Altmann set a new franchise record in total bases
June 24, 2018

WINSTON-SALEM, NC - The Down East offense exploded for 16 hits and 11 runs in the series finale against the Dash. Josh Altmann hit two homers for the second time this season and in his career as all nine starters had a hit for the Wood Ducks.

Tejeda Leads the Woodies in the Offensive Performance of the Year in Win

The Wood Ducks have not trailed in the three games against the Keys this series
May 27, 2018

KINSTON, NC -Anderson Tejeda had a career day at the plate to lead the Woodies (29-21) in an 11-3 drubbing of the Keys (20-29) on an afternoon that featured two wins for the DEWDs. Tejeda hit two homers and drove in four to be the first in the Carolina League

Wood Ducks Combine for First Shutout of 2018

Arredondo has now tossed 12.2 consecutive scoreless innings
May 15, 2018

KINSTON, NC - An entertaining pitcher's duel swung in the Wood Ducks' (21-17) favor on Tuesday night in their 2-0 victory over the Mudcats (18-20). Edgar Arredondo tossed his second straight scoreless start by completing seven innings with eight strikeouts. A two-run bottom of the sixth was all the staff

Taveras and Tejeda Homer in Win over Pelicans

Thanks to the homers, the Woodies only needed six hits in the win.
May 8, 2018

KINSTON, NC - The long ball returned for the Wood Ducks (16-16) in a 5-3 victory over the Pelicans (13-19) as Leody Taveras and Anderson Tejeda connected on homers. Edgar Arredondo added five and two-thirds of shutout work on the mound to push the Wood Ducks back to .500.Josh Altmann

Altmann's Two Homers Not Enough in Loss to Mudcats

Woodies mash 10 hits, including four for extra-bases
May 4, 2018

ZEBULON, NC - The Wood Ducks could not make another ninth inning comeback against the Mudcats in a 9-6 defeat on Friday night. Josh Altmann hit two homers for the first time in his career and Anderson Tejeda added three hits in the loss.Down East opened the scoring in the

Wood Ducks Smash Six Homers in Sixth Straight Win

Down East has claimed back-to-back series wins
May 2, 2018

KINSTON, NC - The Wood Ducks slugged a franchise-record six homers and claimed their second straight series win with a 15-3 drubbing of the Astros. Josh Altmann's grand slam and Blaine Prescott's pair of homers highlighted the action for the Woodies.Along with Altmann and Prescott, Anderson Tejeda, Franklin Rollin, and

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.

Woodies Come Alive Late in Loss to Mudcats

Altmann steals the show despite the defeat
August 17, 2017

KINSTON, NC - The finale with Carolina (24-30, 60-62) turned into a blowout over Down East (26-28, 50-73) in a 12-5 final on Thursday night. Josh Altmann connected on his tenth homer of the year to take the team lead and also had a strikeout as an emergency reliever.

Astros Walk-Off on Woodies, Avoid Sweep

Altmann's big day at the plate couldn't spark the offense late
August 13, 2017

BUIES CREEK, NC - A hot start did not continue for the Wood Ducks (25-25, 49-70) in a 5-4 10-inning loss to the Astros (32-17, 69-50). Josh Altmann matched a season-high with three runs batted in and all nine starters reached base for the Woodies.

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

Wood Ducks Shock Astros and Claim Series

The first series win against Buies Creek sets Down East up for an August run
July 30, 2017

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Carolina notes: Altmann regains his rhythm

Down East utlityman back on track following stint in Australia
July 19, 2017

Josh Altmann has seen time at every infield and outfield position during his first two professional seasons, but he never had an opportunity to establish a steady rhythm last year as nagging injuries hampered his development.The Wood Ducks' super-utility player appeared in only 79 games between Class A Hickory and

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.

Wood Ducks Complete Comeback in Win Over Birds

Down five runs in the fifth, and four in the seventh, the Woodies came all the way back
July 2, 2017

KINSTON, NC - A game of big innings swayed to the Wood Ducks (6-4, 30-49) late in a remarkable comeback win 9-7 over the Pelicans (3-7, 46-34) on Sunday afternoon. Seven of ten hitters for the Woodies had multiple hits as they mashed 16 hits to tie a season-high.

Four Wood Ducks Play in Carolina League All-Star Classic

The Woodies found a way to fly despite the southern division falling 2-0
June 20, 2017

SALEM, VA - A quartet of Wood Duck All-Stars appeared for the southern division in the Carolina League All-Star Classic on Tuesday night at Haley Toyota Field. While the team was defeated 2-0, Down East's Luis La O, Josh Altmann, Chuck Moorman, and Ricardo Rodríguez all appeared in the game.La

Four Wood Ducks Named to the 2017 All-Star Classic

Three Woodies will appear on offense, while one will emerge from the bullpen
June 12, 2017

KINSTON, NC - The 2017 Carolina League All-Star Classic rosters were announced on Monday morning and four Down East Wood Ducks have made the southern division team. INF Josh Altmann, INF Luis La O, C Chuck Moorman, and RHP Ricardo Rodríguez were named to the roster for the game on

Wood Ducks Prevail in Marathon with Pelicans

Altmann knocks four hits, and the bullpen did not allow a run in the win
June 1, 2017

MYRTLE BEACH, SC - The longest game in Down East history ended on a bright note for the Wood Ducks in a 4-3 victory over Myrtle Beach on Wednesday night. In the final nine innings of the contest, the Woodies' pitching staff held the Pelicans scoreless. Josh Altmann also tied