Errors Take Toll as Huskies Fall to Rochester
(Duluth, MN) — Miscues on defense have plagued the Huskies early in the 2014, and tonight was no exception. Seven total errors overshadowed what was one of the best nights the Huskies have had at the plate thus far. Although the home team out hit Rochester 12 to 9, the final in Duluth was 9-5 in favor of the Honkers.
Alex Greene knocked out two hits and scored twice at the top of the lineup. Keith Ballard added three more hits and two RBI, and Chase Kiefer also picked up two hits from the nine spot.
The second game of the series will start at 6:35pm tomorrow evening.
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