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2023 Woodies Schedule

September 20, 2022

The Down East Wood Ducks have officially released our 2023 schedule. Opening Day is Thursday, April 6 vs. the Kannapolis Cannonballers. The Wood Ducks will play a total of 132 games: 66 at Historic Grainger Stadium and 66 on the road. The regular season is scheduled to conclude on Sunday,

The Final Home Game

September 5, 2022

9/4/22 Game Recap by Jackson Pass The final game of the year at home for the Wood Ducks ended in a dramatic fashion. The first three innings, both starters had a pitching duel going on, as Aidan Curry ended his day in the fourth, throwing 3.1 with six strikeouts, and

Saturday Night Shutout

September 4, 2022

9/3/22 Game Recap by Jackson Pass In game five of the series between the Fayetteville Woodpeckers and Down East Wood Ducks, Fayetteville came out of the gates running, scoring leadoff Tommy Sacco on a single by Zach Dezenzo, after he got on via a walk off of Woodies starter Josh

Ducks Were Dealing

September 3, 2022

9/2/22 Game Recap by Jackson Pass The Woodies strike back tonight in game four of the series against the Fayetteville Woodpeckers after taking a loss last night in the last homestand of the season. The Woodies scored first with three runs in the bottom of the fifth against big leaguer

Woodies Fail to Rally

September 2, 2022

9/1/22 Game Recap by Jackson Pass In game three of the series between the Fayetteville Woodpecker and Down East Wood Ducks, Down East took the lead early in the second, as both teams failed to score in the first, with a double off the wall in left by Miguel Villarroel

Woodpeckers Shutout the Wood Ducks

September 1, 2022

8/31/22 Game Recap by Jackson Pass The Fayetteville Woodpeckers and the Down East Wood Ducks faced off tonight in game two of the series, as Winston Santos took the mound for the Wood Ducks to start off the game. The Woodpeckers scored three unearned runs with the help of two

Nine Run Fifth

August 31, 2022

08/30/22 Game Recap by Jackson Pass The Woodies are back home to face the Fayetteville Woodpeckers in game one of a six game set for the last homestand of the 2022 season. Mitch Bratt led the charge on the mound for the Woodies, where the Woodpeckers scored one unearned run

The Down East and Myrtle Beach Battle

August 21, 2022

8/20/22 Game Recap by Jackson Pass Both teams put up runs early in the game, with the Woodies starting it off early with four runs in the first from two doubles, one by Galan that scored Acosta and Cauley, and Marcus Smith with the other one, who scored on a

Woodies Pelt the Pelicans Again

August 20, 2022

8/19/22 Game Recap By Jackson Pass In game four of the series of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and the Down East Wood Ducks, Gavin Collyer got the nod on the mound for the Woodies tonight, going three up three down against Pelicans batters in the first with two strikeouts. The

Woodies Pile Up the Hits on the Pelicans

August 19, 2022

8/18/22 Game Recap by Jackson Pass The Pelicans had a good start tonight against Woodies starter, Emiliano Teodo, mashing a two run home run by Felix Stevens in the first inning. The Woodies mashed back in the bottom half by putting up five runs, removing Pelicans starter Sam Thoresen after

Woodies Pelt the Pelicans

August 18, 2022

8/17/22 Game Recap by Jackson Pass A pitching duel commenced between the starters for the second night in a row in game two of the series between the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and the Down East Wood Ducks. Winston Santos was on the bump tonight for the Woodies carving through the

Woodies Fall in Opener Versus Myrtle Beach

August 17, 2022

8/16/22 Game Recap by Jackson Pass Mitch Bratt started on the mound for the Woodies in game one of the six game set versus the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, opening up with a 2.35 ERA. Bratt had a strong outing tonight, throwing seven strikeouts through four innings of work, before being

Abi Ortiz Does It Again

August 8, 2022

8/7/22 Game Recap by Jackson Pass Both teams offensively got off to a good start in the first inning in game six of the series between the Fredericksburg Nationals and the Down East Wood Ducks. In the top of the first, Will Frizzell had a single that went into right

Nationals Shutout Woodies

August 7, 2022

8/6/22 Game Recap by Jackson Pass The Woodies fell in game five of the series, where a pitching duel commenced early in the game leading to five scoreless innings from both sides. The Nationals finally broke the tie in the sixth, putting up one on an RBI single by Steven

Woodies Win In Extras

August 6, 2022

8/5/22 Game Recap by Jackson Pass The Woodies started off hot on both sides of the ball in game 4 of the 6 game set of games versus the Fredericksburg Nationals. Gavin Collyer took the mound for the Woodies and shoved through the first few innings, striking out the side

Teodo Fans Ten

August 5, 2022

8/4/22 Game Recap by Jackson Pass In game three of the Fredericksburg Nationals versus the Down East Wood Ducks, Emiliano Teodo started the game on the bump for the Wood Ducks with a 3.39 ERA entering the night. He started the night off with a vengeance, retiring the first twelve

Woodies Fall By One Again

August 4, 2022

8/3/22 Game Recap by: Jackson Pass Fredericksburg were first to score tonight with three runs through the first two innings of play, as the Woodies failed to put up runs through the first two innings. Will Frizzle for the Nationals singled with two outs in the first and Branden Boissiere

Woodies Close Call

August 3, 2022

8/2/22 Game Recap By: Jackson Pass Mitch Bratt opened up the homestand with the ball tonight against the Fredericksburg Nationals, sporting a 2.24 ERA, and started off strong throwing a one, two, three inning in the first, retiring the last batter with a strikeout looking. The Woodies take it to

The Kinston Cornhole Classic is Back!

July 26, 2022

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022 * KINSTON, NC - The Wood Ducks announced that they will be hosting the Cornhole Classic on Saturday, September 17th at Grainger Stadium, sponsored by Brooks Poole Realty. Gates open at 10 am with the event starting at 11 am. It is a “rounder format” with

Avocados Clinch Series

July 17, 2022

July 16th Game Recap By: Noah Salgado The Avocados are always in good hands when Mitch Bratt is on the mound. He went 5.2 innings striking out 7 while allowing only one run. Kai-Noa Wynyard replaced Bratt shoving as well. He threw for 3.1 innings striking out three and only

Villarroel Big Night Boosts Avocados

July 16, 2022

June 15th Game Recap By: Noah Salgado The Avocado infielder Miguel Villarroel made his debut this week and had himself a night in just his second outing. He came up big at bat going 2-3 and accounted for 4 out of the 6 RBI’s in the game. Those came from

Avocados Walk-Off Win

July 15, 2022

July 14th Game Recap By: Noah Salgado The Avocados played well defensively last night with five shutout innings from Ryan Garcia and Damian Mendoza. They were able to get three runs on the board in the bottom of the sixth with an RBI by Yosy Galan and a two RBI

Avocados Fall Short

July 13, 2022

July 13 Game Recap By: Noah Salgado The Avocados did not see their first run until the bottom of the fourth with a pair of RBI doubles by Alejandro Osuna and Cam Cauley. They tacked on more in the bottom of the sixth with another RBI double but this time

The Avocados Luchadores Take Game One

July 13, 2022

July 12 Game Recap By: Noah Salgado Your Down East Wood Ducks will be playing as the Avocado Luchadores all week against the Columbia Fireflies as part of the Copa de la Diversion which appeals to the Hispanic culture, fans, and community. Maximo Acosta started us off right with a

Mitch Bratt Shoves

July 3, 2022

July 2nd Game Recap By: Noah Salgado The Texas Rangers 22nd ranked prospect, Mitch Bratt, continues his spectacular pitching a day before his nineteenth birthday. He starts off the game striking out the first three batters and finishes with a total of nine strikeouts through five innings. Those were also