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Published On: July 14th, 2022

Written by Connor Wachtel

DULUTH, Minn. – The Mankato MoonDogs were defeated by the Duluth Huskies, 14-4, during a Northwoods League baseball game, Thursday night at Wade Stadium.

The MoonDogs, now 22-21 overall in 2022, own a 3-6 second-half record following the loss, while the Huskies, now 22-20, improved to 3-6 as well in the second-half standings.

The Huskies piled runs on early, scoring three runs in the first, a pair in the second and five more on in the third, to take a 10-0 lead three innings into Thursday’s contest at Wade Stadium.

Dustin Crenshaw (Grand Canyon) walked in John Newman Jr. (Santa Barbara) for the MoonDogs’ first run of the ballgame during the top of the fourth inning. After four frames, Mankato trailed Duluth, 10-1.

The MoonDogs fell behind one more run deficit-wise when Duluth plated three more runs in the bottom half of the fifth and responded with only two of their own in the top half of the sixth. After six innings at Wade Stadium, the Huskies led the MoonDogs, 13-3.

After Duluth tacked on one more run in the bottom of the eighth, Mankato responded again with a rally of its own for a run. However, that was all the MoonDogs could manage and the ballgame ended with the Huskies coming out on top by a final score of 14-4.

Miles Garrett (Vanderbilt) came down with the loss to fall to 0-1 on the summer after dishing out 10 runs in two and a third innings on the hill.

The MoonDogs and Huskies rematch on Friday at 6:35 p.m. to conclude the road trip at Wade Stadium in Duluth.



The Mankato MoonDogs are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 28th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 280 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (NYM), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2021 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove winner and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. League games are viewable live at For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the MoonDogs as your favorite team.