Bells outfielder Jordan Stoner went 3-for 4 at the plate in a 12-7 Bellingham win over Bend Thursday. PHOTO: Radley Muller Photography

8-Run 4th Inning leads Bells over Bend

June 15, 2018 

The Bellingham Bells capitalized on an 8-run 4th inning explosion to win their three-game road series versus Bend. Bellingham beat the Elks 12-7 Thursday night at Vince Genna Stadium. 

The Bells trailed 3-1 heading into the top of the 4th inning. They proceeded to tally 8 runs on 8 hits, punctuated by a 2 RBI single off the bat of Griffin McCormick. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Bellingham Bells infielder Griffin McCormick
PHOTO: 
Radley Muller Photography

The Bells pounded out 13 hits on the night. Jordan Stoner went 3-for-4 with 1 RBI and 2 runs scored. Connor Mack also came up big for Bellingham going 2-for-4 with 2 RBI's and 2 runs scored. 

Marcos Cuenca (1-1 2.25 ERA) come on in middle relief to pick up the win. Justin Armbruester struck out 7 batters over 3 and 2/3's innings worth of work to notch his first save. 

RJ Robles (0-2; 7.31 ERA) got the loss for Bend as the Elks drop to 3-9 on the year. 

Bellingham, at 7-5 and in first place in the WCL North Division, returns home to Joe Martin Field Friday to start a 3-game series versus the Portland Pickles. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35pm. 

- Doug Lange 

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