Flansburg Powers MoonDogs to Extra Inning Walk Off Win
Mankato, MN – Jack Flansburg lifted the Mankato MoonDogs over the Waterloo Bucks Wednesday night at Franklin Rogers Park in walk off fashion by a score of 4-3.
Flansburg who went 2-for-5 in the game had undoubtly the biggest hit for the MoonDogs (11-11) in the 11th inning as he hit a two run walk off home run as the MoonDogs would win in dramatic fashion and improve to .500 on the year.
Newcomer to the MoonDogs Mikel Mucha would keep the final inning alive with a base hit as he went 2-for-5 in his MoonDogs debut.
Getting the start for the MoonDogs was Reece Eddins (0-1). Eddins worked five innings scattering five hits and surrendered just one run while fanning five.
The win would go to MoonDog Samuel Myers (2-1), and taking the loss for the Bucks would be Sean Trimble (2-1).
The MoonDogs and Bucks will square off for the final time in the 2015 regular season tomorrow night at The Frank, Thursday June 18, where a lucky fan will win a Kindle Fire HD presented by Rasmusen College. Doors open at 6:05pm first pitch is set for 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."