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(Tribune photo by Rand Middleton) Eduardo Gonzalez has a powerful swing that has produced 15 extra-base hits and a .340 batting average this season for the Willmar Stingers.

Stingers' Gonzalez North's 2nd-leading hitter


When Eduardo Gonzalez went 0-for-5 on Thursday, it dropped his batting average.

To .342.

It was only the eighth time the Willmar Stingers first baseman has gone hitless in a breakout 2011 Northwoods League season, during which he was selected a league All Star and has been among the league leaders in batting average.

Gonzalez, a three-year starter at first base for Alcorn State in Mississippi, is in his second year with the Stingers.

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Ben Brewster

Ben Brewster covers the Willmar Stingers and other area sports, as well as laying out the daily sports section cover for the West Central Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @benbrewster.

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