Alexandria Explodes in Win Against MoonDogs
Mankato, MN – The Alexandria Blue Anchors (3-12) set the tone early, with a two run home run off the bat of Ricky Sanchez in the first inning, never looking back as they would go on to win by a score of 8-1 over the Mankato MoonDogs (6-10) Wednesday night at Franklin Rogers Park in Mankato Minnesota.
The Blue Anchors put up five runs in the first three frames and remained in control as starter Sean Terres (1-0) went six innings only allowing two hits and fanned six MoonDogs, picking up the win.
Ricky Sanchez started the first with a bang for the Blue Anchors as he hit a two run home run off of MoonDog starter Reggie Meyer (0-2) who took the loss.
For the MoonDogs Craig Nennig went 2-for-3 driving in the lone run of the game.
MoonDogs will continue the home stand tomorrow night as the face off against the Duluth Huskies (10-5) at 7:05pm at The Frank where it is Replica Jersey Night presented by Pioneer Bank and Hot 96.7. The first 500 fans will receive replica MoonDogs jerseys. The MoonDogs will also be at The Frank on Friday night where the Human Cannonball will be on hand; first pitch is also at 7:05pm.
“The Mankato MoonDogs are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, 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 120 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website."