Bells fall short against Black Bears


The Bellingham Bells only managed five hits in a 5-3 loss Friday, July 12, at Cowlitz in West Coast League action.

Derek Atkinson singled in Ryan Yamana in the top of the sixth, and RJ Ybarra had a two RBI single in the top of the eighth.

Bells starting pitcher Nate Cole gave up two runs on seven hits in six innings to take the loss.


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WP: Trent Paddon. LP: Nate Cole. Highlights: Bells: J Sewald R, 3 BB; Derek Atkinson 1-2, RBI 2 BB; RJ Ybarra 1-4, 2B, 2RBI.

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