The Mankato MoonDogs (2-1) beat the Willmar Stingers (1-2) 7-3 on Wednesday at Franklin Rogers Park behind Audie Afenir, who went 1-4 and hit a home run.He homered in the third innings.
Davis Henderson struck out six, paving the way for a the Mankato MoonDogs win. Henderson allowed one earned run, three hits and three walks over five innings.
Mitch Rowan reached base three times. He scored one run and had one RBI. He tripled in the sixth inning.
The Mankato MoonDogs couldn't get anything going as long as Michael Hahn was pitching. The Mankato MoonDogs managed just three hits off of Hahn, who allowed no earned runs, walked four and struck out four during his 5 2/3 innings of work.
Mark Lukowski was charged with his second loss of the year. He allowed six runs in 2 1/3 innings, walked two and struck out two.