Eder Erives pitched an impressive 6 1/3 innings, Dallas Carroll hit a solo home run in the fourth and the Bellingham Bells defeated the Yakima Pippins, 4-1, in game one of the West Coast League Divisional Series at Yakima County Stadium.
Erives (7-0) allowed one run on one hit, two walks and struck out six. Dan Ludwig pitched the final 2 2/3 to earn the save.
Bellingham’s Walker Olis, Danny Miller and Scott Heath each finished 2-4 with one RBI.
The Bells can clinch a berth in the WCL Championship Series with a win in game two.
Game two of the WCL Divisional series is tomorrow at Joe Martin Field. Catch all of the action on our sister station AM 930 KBAI and streaming online at www.930kbai.com with a 6:35 p.m. pregame show and 7:05 p.m. first pitch.
(KPUG Newsroom – Clay Willison/Tysen Allumbaugh)