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Rain Gets the Best of the Huskies and Larks

Rain gets the best of the Huskies and Larks 

What looked like a beautiful night for baseball quickly turned into another stormy night for the Duluth Huskies. Heavy rain and lightning formed around the ballpark midway through the second inning that would lead to a delay and eventually a suspension of the game. The Huskies and Larks were tied at four during the bottom of the second inning when the game was sent into a delay. The Larks were batting with the bases loaded and one out when the teams were called in.

Duluth and Bismarck will play a doubleheader on Friday as a result as Thursday’s game will resume at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Friday. The original game scheduled Friday between the Huskies and Larks at 7:35 will still be played according to schedule.

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The Duluth Huskies are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Now in 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 190 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.duluthhuskies.com 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.