Published On: June 5th, 2016

The Duluth Huskies (4-1) lose to Mankato MoonDogs (4-0) in home opener at Wade Stadium.

The Huskies struck early with Daniel Gardner hitting a double. Nic Strasser lands on 1st because of an error by the 3rd baseman, Eric Peterson. Strasser then capitalizes on a wild pitch, scoring the first run of the game. In the top of the 5th, the MoonDogs tied it up with 1 run scored by Drew Fearing. By the top of the 6th, the MoonDogs took the lead on a Jake Shepski double. Grant Farley scored Carter Hanford to tie the game in the bottom of the 7th. Steven Neutzling then hit a single to score Farley and take back the lead. In the top of the 8th the MoonDogs put up 2 more runs to take the final lead of the night.

Ryan Tapani went 7 innings with 7 hits, 2 runs, 0 walks, and 5 strikeouts. Brick Paskiewicz earned the save for the MoonDogs, while Alex Ferguson gets the loss. Kevin Yarabinec receives the win for the MoonDogs.

The Duluth Huskies are back in action Sunday, June 5th at 3:05pm to finish the series against the MoonDogs for Netherlands Day. Season tickets or 7-game punch cards are available now. For more information, contact the Duluth Huskies front office at 218-786-9909 or


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