Mankato, MN – The Alexandria Blue Anchors (7-4, 19-27) were able to quiet the bats of the Mankato MoonDogs (4-6, 22-24) as they would win by a score of 4-2 in front of a crowd of 1,049 at Franklin Rogers Park, Saturday night in Mankato, Minnesota.
Thought the final score would be close, the MoonDogs would only have five hits to Alexandria’s 12 in the game.
For the MoonDogs Brinn Bell would go 2-for-4 with one RBI and catcher Kaden Moore would continue to stay hot as he went 2-for-3. Paul Panaccione also added an RBI in the game.
For the Blue Anchors the duo of Max Knutson (5-2) and Ciji Ramos (2-3) combined to effectively shut down the MoonDogs. Eight Blue Anchors would tally hits in the game in route to the victory.
Alexandria continues to roll in the second half of the season as they have now won seven of their last ten games.
Picking up the win would be Knutson, the loss would go to MoonDogs starter Austin Warner (1-3) and the save would go to Ramos (1).
Day six of the seven game home stand continues tomorrow, Sunday, where is it Faith Night and there is a MoonDogs Lanyard Giveaway presented by Subway. Gates open at 5:05pm, first pitch 6:05pm.
"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.”