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Blue Rocks Nip the Wood Ducks in Finale

The bullpen was superb in the defeat, as was Fontenot in a spot start
10:16 PM EDT

KINSTON, NC - A well-pitched game by both teams fell in the Blue Rocks' (29-37) favor on Wednesday night at Grainger Stadium. The Wood Ducks (34-31) only allowed one earned run, but fell 2-1. Down East's lone run came on Anderson Tejeda's team-leading 11th homer of the year.

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

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.

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.

Bullpen Stands Tall, but Woodies Fall to Mudcats

13 more strikeouts from the staff could not hold Carolina's bats completely back
August 16, 2017

KINSTON, NC - An early lead by Carolina (23-30, 59-62) was never relinquished in its 3-1 win over Down East (26-27, 50-72) on Wednesday night. The bullpen effort of Jacob Shortslef and Jeffrey Springs did not allow a run over the last five innings while collecting eight strikeouts.

Woodies Drop Game Two with Hillcats

The bullpen was terrific despite the defeat
August 4, 2017

LYNCHBURG, VA - A four-run third inning for the Hillcats (25-17, 65-46) proved to be plenty in a 5-2 win over the Wood Ducks (20-22, 44-67) on Friday night. The Woodies received RBIs from Chuck Moorman and Luis La O and terrific work from the bullpen in the defeat.

Wood Ducks Shut Out Mudcats In Opener

The second shutout of the year was aided by balanced offense
May 15, 2017

ZEBULON, NC - Pedro Payano set the tone for the pitching staff and the game in his seven-plus innings of shutout work in the Wood Ducks 5-0 victory over the Mudcats. It was the second shutout of the season for the Woodies, but the first for a nine-inning game.While Payano