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Alexandria senior Erich Murphy was all smiles as his teammates greeted him near home plate after he hit a three-run home run that broke a 4-4 tie in the third inning on Tuesday. (Echo Press photo by Eric Morken)

Card baseball: Alexandria rallies for sixth straight victory

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Alexandria baseball coach Russ Hinrichs had a stern message for his guys after they came off the field down 4-0 after a half inning against Brainerd on Tuesday night.


The Cardinals had gotten home around 11:30 the night before after a long doubleheader in Willmar. They came out and played like a tired group in that first inning, committing two errors, one of which extended the inning with two outs and allowed three more runs to score.

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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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