Two runs in the bottom half of the 12th inning lifted the Morristown Morries amateur baseball team to a 9-8 win over Blue Earth in the 13-60 League finale for both teams Saturday, July 15.
The win moved the Morries into 3rd place in the 13-60 League American Division standings and help them avert a post-season play-in game Saturday, July 22.
Morristown will play Eagle Lake in the league quarterfinals. A win or a loss and the Morries will play Sunday either at Waterville or at home against Minnesota Lake or Lake Crystal. Game times are 2 p.m. at the high seed.
In the win over the Pirates, Matt Saemrow pitched the first five innings,. Rich Rients pitched two innings, Kyle Green three innings, and Tate Harmon recorded the victory with two innings of relief.
Morristown, 5-9 overall and 5-8 in the 13-60 League, scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game at seven. They used a pair of...
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