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Beetles closer Anthony Bazzani got the final two outs of the ninth inning in a 10-7 win over Willmar on Monday. The right-hander from Eastern Kentucky has allowed just one run in his last 15 appearances. (Echo Press photo by Eric Morken)

Beetles baseball: Alexandria needs some help after loss

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The Alexandria Beetles went from being in control of their own destiny to needing a lot of help in a matter of one game on Tuesday night.


Alexandria put itself in position to grab a first-place tie with Willmar after winning the first of two games against the Stingers on Monday. A night later, those hopes of a second-half title took a big hit with a 5-3 loss to Willmar that dropped the Beetles into third place, two games behind Willmar and a half game back of St. Cloud.

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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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