David Wilson, Xavier Scruggs, Derek Hinke and Jared McDonald each had two hits as the Brainerd Blue Thunder lost their sixth-straight game, 11-2, to the Alexandria Beetles Saturday night at Mills Field.
Donny Jobe was 3-for-3 with two RBIs to lead the Beetles, who jumped to a 4-0 lead in the first inning. Josh Upchurch and Tim Dellwo each added two hits for Alexandria.
Drew Saberhagen went six innings to get the win. He allowed 10 hits and two earned runs and walked one.
Brandon Roberts started and took the loss for Brainerd. He gave up nine hits and seven earned runs in 5 1/3 innings. He struck out six and walked four.
Mike Germain walked one and gave up one hit in 1 2/3 innings. Andrew Vlasak and Brian Harfst followed Germain to the mound.
Brainerd had Sunday off before traveling to Thunder Bay, Ontario, for a Monday night game in Canada.
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Alx: Drew Saberhagen, Gunner Glad (7), Sam Overlien (8) and Herbert. Brd: Brandon Roberts, Mike Germain (6), Andrew Vlasak (8), Brian Harfst (8) and Baker. W: Saberhagen (1-0). L: Roberts (0-1).
2B: Caleb Curry (A), Ryan Lipkin (B), Drew Hinke (B). SB: Donny Jobe (A) 2, Keith Castillo (A) 2, Tim Dellwo (A) 2, Adam Symons (B). SH: Jobe, Herbert, Logan Hoch (A). SF: Castillo, Jared McDonald (B). RBI: Josh Upchurch (A) 2, Jobe 2, Tezak (A), Castillo 2, Smith (A), Curry, Dellwo, Herbert, Tyler Metcalf (B), McDonald. LOB: Alx 14, Brd 11.
T: 3:07. Overall: Brd 3-7, Alex 7-3. Attendance: 352. Next: Brainerd at Thunder Bay, Ontario, 6 p.m. Monday.
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