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Beetles baseball: Alexandria clinches playoff spot in fine fashion

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With the way the second half of the season has gone for the Alexandria Beetles, it was only fitting that they punch their first ticket to the playoffs in eight years with some magic on the final out.


Alexandria came into Wednesday night's doubleheader with Duluth with a magic number of three. The Beetles took care of business in the opener with an 8-5 win and knew Thunder Bay had beaten Willmar 4-1 earlier in the night.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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