Bombers Drop Season FinaleAugust 12, 2012 - Northwoods League (Northwoods) Battle Creek Bombers
After scoring a single run in the second, the Express sent 12 men to the plate in their big third. They pounded out six hits and took advantage of three Bomber errors in the field. Battle Creek had five miscues on the night. Casey Gillaspie was the big hitting star for Eau Claire with two hits and three RBI, including a two-run homer, his 12th of the season.
Battle Creek's lone run came in the fourth inning. Dylan Delaney led of with a double, advanced to third on a passed ball, and came in to score on an error. Kyle Figgins was the only Bomber to record multiple hits in the game.
Daniel Rockett, the All-Star from last season who started the first 69 games in center field this summer, got the start at shortstop in the season finale. He also pitched an inning and caught for Chad Jasman in the ninth. Jasman, playing in his 211th game as a Bomber, pitched a perfect frame.
The Bombers finished the summer 26-43-1.
The Battle Creek Bombers are members of the prestigious Northwoods League that has more teams, plays more games, and draws more fans than any other summer collegiate baseball league in North America. For tickets call (269) 962-0735 or visit BattleCreekBombers.com.Â McCamly Plaza Hotel in downtownÂ Battle Creek is a proud supporting sponsor of the Battle Creek Bombers, as they begin their sixth season of play.
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