Huskies can’t overcome early deficit, fall to Blue Anchors
(Duluth, MN) — After falling behind 4-0 in the first inning, the Huskies fought back and brought the game to within one before ultimately losing to the Alexandria Blue Anchors, 6-5. The Huskies' patient approach to the plate led to seven walks in the game and the bullpen did it's part in tossing the final seven innings of the contest.
Dom Brugnoni hit his third home run of the season, a two run shot in the three-run 5th inning. Trent Chatterton had two hits, scored two runs, and walked once. Michael Tinsley had one hit and two RBI, Dom Miroglio had three of the seven walks and scored once, and Austin Darby had one hit and walked once. Kevin Folman and Ryan Agnitsch combined to throw seven innings in relief, allowing only two runs.
The NWL All-Star break break begins after tonight's 7:05pm contest with Alexandria.
The Duluth Huskies are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit www.duluthhuskies2.com.