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Published On: February 26th, 2018


McClain and Wells are the two newest members of the Duluth Huskies

Duluth, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies Baseball Club is pleased to welcome both Benjamin McClain (Lee’s Summit, MO) and Hunter Wells (Katy, TX) to the team for the 2018 season. Each one of these players will be joining us from the southern part of the United States. McClain is a freshman playing at the University of Arkansas while Wells, a redshirt sophomore, plays for Louisiana Tech University.

Benjamin McClain is joining a highly touted, fourth-ranked Division 1 Arkansas team that went 45-19 in 2017. Ben (OF) was 18th ranked prospect in the state of Missouri according to Perfect Game when coming out of high school.  He also attended the South Top Prospect Showcase put on by Perfect Game in 2016.

Hunter Wells (2B, SS, 3B) is currently playing for the Bulldogs of LA Tech. Hunter is off to a nice start of the season hitting .290 in 31 plate appearances. He played Junior College for Tyler, TX and led them to a championship in the 2016 season. That season he boasted a .350 batting average with 50 runs batted in.

The Huskies open the 2018 season with five road games, but open at Wade Stadium Sunday, June 3rd against the Eau Claire Express. Season tickets, punch cards, and other ticket packages are still available. For more information, contact the Duluth Huskies front office at 218-786-9909 or

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The Duluth Huskies are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Entering its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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 185 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (LAD) and Lucas Duda (TBR).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Huskies as your favorite team.