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Bombers out of World Series

Democrat Staff

August 3, 2014

The Sedalia Bombers have been eliminated from the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kan. with a pair of losses over the weekend.


The Bombers lost 5-3 to the Santa Barbara (Calif.) Foresters on Saturday and fell to the Fairbanks (Alaska) Goldpanners 8-3 Sunday.


In the loss to the Foresters, the Bombers fell behind 5-0 before finally getting on the scoreboard in the ninth with a pair of runs.


Winston Lavendier pitched eight innings and took the loss, giving up five runs on eight hits.


On Sunday against Fairbanks, the Bombers took the lead with a pair of runs in the third before the Goldpanners cut into the lead with a run in the sixth and took the lead with four runs in the seventh.


Trey Hair went 3 for 4 in the game. Jess Cartner, Robert Prieto and Alex Bee all drove in runs.


Dan Chambliss took the loss, pitching six innings and striking out six while allowing five hits.