The Bellingham Bells suffered a 5-3 West Coast League loss to Bend on Sunday, Aug. 4, at Joe Martin Field.
The Bells were losing 5-1 in the bottom of the ninth when Michael Annunziata hit a two-run home run but that was it as Bellingham left the bases loaded.
Ryan Kirby hit a solo home run in the second inning for the Bells.
Bellingham starting pitcher Andrew Freter (0-2) allowed four runs on five hits and three walks in 1 1/3 innings to take the loss.
BEND 5, BELLINGHAM 3
Bend 230 000 000 - 5 10 2
Bellingham 010 000 002 - 3 6 1
WP: Clay Gartner. LP: Andrew Freter (0-2). Highlights: Bells: Ryan Kirby 1-3, 2R, RBI: Michael Annunziata 1-1, R, 2 RBI.