Larson pitches gem in Baker loss

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDApril 23, 2014 

Cody Larson threw 140 pitches but Mount Baker's baseball team eventuall fell 4-2 to Burlington-Edison in 10 innings in a Northwest Conference game on Wednesday, April 23, at Mount Baker.

Larson threw nine complete innings and started the 10th inning before being pulled out. He struck out four before losing his fourth game of the season.

"It was one of the guttiest performances I've seen in a long time," Baker coach Quinn LeSage said in a phone interview. "It was unfortunate we weren't able to get him a win."

Burlington-Edison's Nick Metcalf also threw nine complete innings.

The Tigers scored what proved to be the winning run on a squeeze play in the 10th inning.

Baker (1-12, 0-7 NWC) plays Sedro-Woolley on Friday, April 25, at Janicki Fields

BURLINGTON-EDISON 4, MOUNT BAKER 2 (10)

B-E 001 010 000 2 - 4 7 2

Baker 000 011 000 0 - 2 6 2

WP: Tre Lopez (n/a). LP: Cody Larson (0-4). Highlights: Seth Bass 3-5; Jacob Marr 1-3, BB; Cody Zender 1-4, 2B.

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