Shakopee Indians

The baseball season is in full swing in Shakopee.

Shakopee’s two amateur baseball teams and its American Legion team are right in the middle of its 2019 season.

After winning its first five games of the season, the Shakopee; Indians have lost four its last five games and sit at 6-5 on the season.

The opposite is true for the Shakopee Coyotes. They started slow and have since played some good baseball. They started the season with five straight losses but have since won three out of six games and sit at 3-8 on the season.

As for the Shakopee American Legion Post No. 2 team they have split its first four games of the season and are currently 2-2 on the season.

Indians

The Indians have gone 1-4 in its last five games.

They suffered its first loss of the season on May 31 when they lost 6-3 to Dundas. They followed that up with a 5-3 loss to Northfield.

The only win in that stretch came against Le Sueur on June 5 when they won 12-5. In that win, Jimmy Bombach went 4 for 6 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Alex Bade was 3 for 5 with three RBIs while John Hellkamp and Dominick Schleper both had two hits.

Caleb Kranz earned the win by giving up one hit in five innings of pitching.

That win was followed with a 6-3 loss to Hampton last Friday night and a 7-0 loss on Sunday to Victoria.

Coyotes

The Shakopee Coyotes earned the consolation championship at the TigerTown Classic in Belle Plaine.

The Coyotes opened the tournament with a 3-2 loss to Hamburg.

They followed that up with a 7-1 win against Minnesota Lake in which they scored six runs in one inning.

In the consolation championship, Shakopee fell behind 5-0 to Greenwald but rallied to win 12-8. Logan Becker hit a home run in the win.

Legion

Post No. 2 opened the American Legion season with an 8-2 win against Rosemount and a 4-3 win against Bloomington Gold.

They followed those wins up with a 7-3 loss to St. Louis Park and a 5-3 loss to Waconia.

This weekend the Legion team is in Baltic, South Dakota for the Dakota Classic. They will play teams from Yankton, S.D., Norfolk, Neb., and Minot, N.D.

Sports editor

Todd Abeln has been the Shakopee and Jordan sports editor for more than 10 years. He enjoys highlight big accomplishments and competitive games. Todd also enjoys golf, softball and watching his kids play baseball, soccer, hockey and basketball.

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