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C's Fall 6-5 to Yakima in 12 Innings on Saturday

June 19, 2011 - Northwest League (NWL) - Vancouver Canadians News Release

(Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium - Vancouver, BC) - Vancouver native David Narodowski grew up just blocks from Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium as a child and on Saturday, his bat was a large reason why the Yakima Bears topped the Vancouver Canadians 6-5 in 12 innings.

The Vancouver, B.C. native went 3-for-5 with a double that came in the top of the 12th inning before coming around to score on a hard hit single from SS Garrett Weber giving Yakima their first lead and victory of the series.

Canadians SS Shane Opitz went 3-for-6 in the loss including a double that helped Vancouver to an early lead.

Tied at 5-5 in the bottom of the 8th inning, the C's had a glorious chance to break from Yakima by loading the bases with just one out, but Bears RHP Evan Marshall struck out 3B Balbino Fuermayor and got 1B Randy Schwartz to pop out to center to end the threat and set the stage for extra innings.

With the loss, Vancouver falls to 1-1 (.500) on the season while the Yakima Bears improve to 1-1 (.500).

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