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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Pirates rout Fairmont, stay unbeaten

Windom 002 024 23 = 13-15-1
Fairmont 000 001 00 = 1-5-7

The Windom Pirates were dominant on offense and on the mound Wednesday night, battering the Fairmont Martins 13-1 in a First Nite League game at Fairmont.

The Pirates slugged out 15 hits in the win and scored multiple runs in five of their final six trips to the plate.

Windom got on the board on a two-run Alex Fink single in the third inning, then added runs on a wild pitch and one of seven Fairmont errors in the fifth.

In the sixth, Windom blew the game open. Brett Willaby hit an RBI single, David Volk had an RBI double and Kobe Lovell hit a two-run single for an 8-0 Pirate lead.

In the seventh, two runs scored on an error. Then, in the eighth, Willaby hit a two-run triple and scored on an error.

Fink had four hits in the Pirate win. Kobe Lovell and Willaby had three hits each.

Collin Lovell worked seven strong innings on the mound in the win. He allowed one run on four hits and struck out 10.

Lakers, Frogs suspended

Wednesday’s First Nite League game between the Mt. Lake Lakers and Lakefield Horned Frogs was suspended due to St. James city curfew ordinance preventing games from being held after midnight.

Wednesday’s game was scheduled to begin at 8:30 p.m., following a Jr. Legion baseball game. However, the Jr. Legion game went into extra innings, and the First Nite game did not begin until after 9 p.m.

The game was suspended just before midnight in the bottom of the eighth inning with Mt. Lake leading 6-5.

The game will be resumed at a later date – likely when the Lakers travel to Lakefield later in the season.

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: at Hadley (2 p.m.), at Heron Lake (5 p.m.), June 5
Mt. Lake: at Heron Lake (2 p.m.), June 5

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