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Alexandria teammates congratulated Ben Moore (6) after he hit his 16th home run of the summer against the Rochester Honkers last Thursday night. The two-run shot to left-center field gave his team a 2-0 lead in the first inning before the Honkers came back to win 11-3. Moore finished the season hitting .335 with a NWL record 84 RBIs. (Echo Press photo by Eric Morken)

Beetles baseball: Moore puts himself among NWL's best

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Ben Moore had to gather himself in the batter's box after getting a double taken away from him against the Rochester Honkers last Thursday night.


With teammate Tanner Vavra on first, the catcher/outfielder from the University of Alabama sent a sharp ground ball down the third base line that was called foul by inches. Moore stepped back in the box after third-base coach Danny Benedeto had argued the call.

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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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