Pine Island snaps losing string

RED WING -- Derek Finstuen pitched and hit the Pine Island American Legion baseball team to a come-from-behind 10-8 win over Red Wing on Tuesday.

The game took nine innings for the decision.

Finstuen entered the game as a pitcher in the second inning, his team trailing 4-0.

He walked none in going the rest of the way and scattered five hits.

Finstuen also had a pair of doubles for Pine Island (7-8 overall), including a two-run double in the seventh to tie the score.


Ryan Olson also had two doubles for Pine Island.

Ted Kimble and Patrick Gorman both had key hits in the ninth for Pine Island, when it scored the winning two runs.

Pine Island's win broke an eight-game losing streak.

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