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Matt Sagedahl of Willmar, right, and Bird Island's Brad Gass look to the umpire for the call as Sagedahl tried to steal second base during their Cornbelt South League amateur baseball game Friday at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar. Sagedahl was safe on the play. Tribune photo by T.J. Bartelt

Willmar squeezes out win

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WILLMAR -- The No. 5 hitter in any lineup wouldn't be the one to place a bunt with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning in a tie Cornbelt League game.


But Alex Marcus did.

The Willmar Rails' designated hitter popped a suicide squeeze down with one out in a 6-6 tie with the Bird Island Islanders. Matt Sagedahl scored the winning run with an error on the throw.

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