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July 2, 2013

MoonDogs can't get clutch hits

WATERLOO, IOWA — The Mankato MoonDogs had 12 hits and drew five walks but scored only once, falling 7-1 to Waterloo in a Northwoods League baseball game Monday.

There were 2,538 fans watching the game at Riverfront Stadium.

The MoonDogs scored in the top of the first inning when Josh Fuentes walked, stole second and scored on John Michael Twichell's two-out single.

Waterloo broke the game open by scoring twice in the sixth inning, once in the seventh and twice in the eighth. The MoonDogs outhit Waterloo 12-10 but stranded 14 runners. Waterloo left 12 runners on base.

Woody Woodward had three hits, including a double, to pace the MoonDogs, while Timothy Arakawa and Matt Jones both had two hits. Eleven of the 12 hits were singles.

Jon Perrin took the loss, lasting 5 2/3 innings. He gave up four runs, two of which were earned, on five hits and 5 walks with three strikeouts. Zach Hobbs finished the game, allowing three earned runs on five hits and one walk with two strikeouts. Mankato committed five errors, three by Perrin.

The MoonDogs (17-16) host Waterloo today at Franklin Rogers Park. Game time is 7:05 p.m.

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