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VFW baseball: Farmington plays down to its competition in loss to New Prague

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Farmington VFW coach Chris Dittman says his team has been guilty of playing down to the level of its competition during a 5-5 start to the season.


He said it happened in all three of the team's games last week, but Post 7662 was able to overcome the tendency and rally for a pair of one-run victories over Eagan last Monday and Tuesday. Post 7662 jumped out to a 3-1 first-inning lead on Wednesday, but let New Prague hang around long enough to steal a 10-8 decision.

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Matt Steichen
Matt Steichen has been the sports editor at the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He has previously been a sports writer at the Sioux City Journal and Le Mars Daily Sentinel and the sports editor at the Austin Daily Herald.
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