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Red Wing's Marcus Leach releases a pitch during Game 2 of Post 54's doubleheader with Chanhassen Monday at the Red Wing Athletic Field. Leach gave up nine runs in 5 1/3 innings in Game 2 but only three were earned in a 9-8 loss. (Photo by Chris Harrell/Republican-Eagle)

Legion Baseball: Post 54 swept by Chanhassen

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Red Wing is in a slump but an opportunity to turn things around arose Monday night in a doubleheader against Chanhassen at the Red Wing Athletic Field.


After losing Game 1 badly, Post 54 clawed its way back from a 6-1 deficit in Game 2. The bases were loaded with two outs but a groundout ended the comeback attempt as Red Wing was swept with a 9-8 loss in the nightcap. Post 54 head coach Justin Plein said he still hopes this is a step in the right direction.

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Chris Harrell
Chris Harrell is a sports reporter for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he interned at the St. Paul Pioneer Press and The Daily Caller in Washington, D.C. For updates on local sports, follow Chris on Twitter at @RECHarrell.
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