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Collard Greens Walk It Off

May 28, 2022

Collard Greens Walk It Off By: Noah Salgado It was another pitching duel here at Grainger Stadium between Josh Stephan of the Kinston Collard Greens and Deylen Miley of the Fayetteville Woodpeckers with a whole lot of strikeouts and 3 up 3 down innings. Stephan finished with 9 K’s and

Woodies Fall Short in Extras

May 27, 2022

5/26/2022 Game Recap by: Noah Salgado The game was off to a defensive start led by Robby Ahlstrom of the Down East Wood Ducks and Carlos Calderon of the Fayetteville Woodpeckers. It was not until the top of the 3rd that runs were scored. Bases were loaded for the Woodpeckers

5/27 Giveaway Postponed

May 26, 2022

KINSTON, NC - The Wood Ducks announced a promotional change for Friday, May 27th due to unforeseen circumstances. The camo themed caps presented by Stallings Plumbing, Heating & A/C did not arrive as scheduled. The cap giveaway to the first 1,000 fans will take place on Friday, August 5th along

Woodies Pitching Leads Them to a Win

May 25, 2022

5/25/22 Game Recap by: Jackson Pass Woodies pitching dominated once again in the second game of the series. Emiliano Teodo started on the bump for the Woodies, throwing four innings of shutout ball, racking up six strikeouts in the process. The Wood Ducks scored first on a three hit bottom

Walk Off Woodies

May 25, 2022

5/24/22 Game Recap by: Jackson Pass Woodies started the game with Gavin Collyer on the mound, who allowed two on with walks in the first but found his groove, retiring six straight in the second and third innings. On the other side, for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers, Christian Mejias started on

 Woodies Quack the Hillcats

May 15, 2022

5/15/22 Game Recap by: Jackson Pass Woodies pitcher Winston Santos was called on to start the game and started off strong with two strikeouts to the first two batters in the top of the first, ending the inning with another strikeout on the last batter, after giving up two singles.

Tensions Flare in Kinston

May 14, 2022

5/14/22 Game Recap by: Jackson Pass Mitch Bratt started on the mound for the Woodies tonight in game five of the six game series between the Lynchburg Hillcats and the Down East Wood Ducks. The Hillcats threatened early with a walk and single allowed two on, where a wild pitch

Lynchburg Wins in Ten

May 14, 2022

5/13/22 Game Recap by: Jackson Pass Woodies were first on the board tonight with a solo shot to right field by Jose Rodriguez in the bottom of the first. The Lynchburg Hillcats quickly scratched back putting three runs on the board in the bottom half of the inning against Woodies

Hillcats Hit

May 13, 2022

5/12/22 Game Recap by: Jackson Pass After an hour rain delay tonight's game was underway with the Lynchburg Hillcats playing the Down East Wood Ducks in the third game of the series. The Hillcats started off hot by putting two runs on the board by the way of a triple

Hillcats Starter Stuns Woodies

May 12, 2022

5/11/22 Game Recap by: Jackson Pass The heat throwing right hander Emiliano Teodo started on the mound for the Wood Ducks tonight, allowing one hit and racking up his first strikeout of the night on the opening batter. On the other side Rodney Boone struckout two Woodies batters in the

Late Inning Rally

May 11, 2022

5/10/22 Game Recap by: Jackson Pass Gavin Collyer on the bump tonight for the Wood Ducks, came into the game with a 5.14 ERA. Collyer started dealing by striking out the first batter and retiring the first three Lynchburg Hillcats batters of the night. The Hillcats started Franco Aleman on

Yosy Galan named Carolina League Player of the Week

May 10, 2022

Kinston, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks, in conjunction with Minor League Baseball, are thrilled to announce that outfielder Yosy Galanhas been named the Low-A East Player of the Week for the week of May 2 – 8. Galan is the first Wood Ducks position player to earn Player

Mudcats Win in Extras

May 1, 2022

5/1/22 Game Recap by: Jackson Pass Winston Santos started on the bump for the Woodies, in the ealy 1:00pm Sunday game. Santos gave up one hit to Jeferson Quero, moving Hendry Mendez to third, where they were left stranded on a Santos strikeout to end the inning. The Mudcats starter,

Benches Clear Once Again in Kinston

April 30, 2022

4/30/22 Game Recap by: Jackson Pass Mitch Bratt pitching for the Woodies tonight, fresh off the plane from out west in Arizona makes his debut. Bratt starts off strong, striking out the first three Mudcats batters. On the opposite end, Alexander Cornielle, pitching for the Mudcats, allowed one hit to

 Monster Mudcats Innings

April 29, 2022

4/28/22 Game Recap by: Jackson Pass In game one of the night, the resumption of Tuesday night's rainout, after 8 pitches and the conclusion of the top of the first, we are back underway. The Woodies started the game off getting one on with a walk but could not get

Wood Ducks Run Wild

April 28, 2022

4/28/22 Game Recap by: Jackson Pass Jose Corniell on the bump tonight for the Wood Ducks, as the Mudcats threatened in the first with a runner on second and a single up the middle by Eduardo Garcia sends the ball out to center fielder, Daniel Mateo, who threw a pretty

Woodies Lose in a Close One to the Mudcats

April 27, 2022

4/27/22 Game Recap by: Jackson Pass The starting pitcher for the Woodies on Education Day at Grainger Stadium was Emiliano Teodo. Teodo started the game well, striking out two Mudcats batters in the first, and had excellent defense behind him, as Maximo Acosta made a diving play to take away

Woodies Walk It Off 

April 17, 2022

4/16/2022 by: Jackson Pass Tonight was a Saturday night doubleheader starting at 4:00pm in the afternoon, drawing in 2743 people, for the first jersey giveaway of the season. In game one, Kannapolis got off to a quick start, scoring on a wild pitch from third, after a double by the

Woodies Win to Kick Off Easter Weekend

April 16, 2022

4/15/2022 by: Jackson Pass The Woodies tie the series up with the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers after the Wood Ducks pitching staff leads them to victory in a 3-1 win. Josh Stephan got the start this Friday night and retired the first eight Cannon Ballers he faced, ascending to only ten

Kannapolis Strikes Back Against Woodies

April 14, 2022

04/14/2022 by: Jackson Pass The Kannapolis bats from two nights ago returned to Grainger Stadium as the Cannon Ballers recorded 12 hits in the win versus Down East. The Cannon Ballers tallied up two singles with two outs in the first, but were unable to capitalize, leaving runners on first

Wood Ducks Pitching Dominates 

April 14, 2022

4/13/22 Written by: Jackson Pass Wood Ducks cruise to their first win of the season with spectacular pitching, under Steve Mintz, who earned his first win as a manager in minor league baseball. The Woodies started off hot with Emiliano Teodo throwing a one, two, three inning in the top

Woodies Fall in Home Opener

April 13, 2022

The Woodies battled the Cannon Ballers in their home opener, falling 7-2. It was an early pitching duel between Simas of the Cannon Ballers and Collyer of the Wood Ducks, as the Woodies scored first with Osuna reaching base on a single, advancing to second on a balk, stealing third

2022 Opening Day Roster

April 8, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: [email protected] Tuesday, April 8th, 2022 Kinston, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks, today announced their Opening Day 2022 roster. The group that will kick-off the Wood Ducks fifth season is packed with young talent, including 1 top 30 Texas Rangers’ prospect. Fans will also see

2022 Wood Ducks Break Camp Roster

March 30, 2022

Kinston, N.C. – The Texas Rangers released the break camp roster that will be arriving in Kinston to start the season. The initial 31-man roster includes 17 pitchers (4 left handers), 3 catchers, 6 infielders, and 5 outfielders. One of the Ranger’s top thirty prospects is on the Wood Ducks

Wood Ducks to Host High School Girls Soccer Game at Grainger Stadium

Arendell Parrott Academy Patriots vs. North Lenoir Hawks
March 11, 2022

Kinston, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks announced today they will be hosting a neutral site high school soccer game between the Arendell Parrott Academy Patriots and the North Lenoir Hawks on Monday, March 14. Grainger Stadium will be transformed into a soccer field with gates opening at 3:00