The Dodgers win the Championship Series in 5 games

stl_college_baseball_logoDefensive miscues would prove to be the difference in a well-pitched game  by both sides, but with the Dodgers prevailing over the #1 seed Bandits 5-1 to capture the 2014 Metro Collegiate League Championship. The Bandits would make 3 fielding errors in the first 2 innings that led directly to the Dodgers 1st two runs. The Dodgers would pick up back-to-back doubles by Mark Henken and Pete Spradlin in the 3rd to go up 3-0. Lex Kaplan would deliver a 2-run double in the 8th to give a cushion to the big star of the night, pitcher Mike Lydonlorson.

The big righthander from Rockhurst University went the distance allowing just one run on a home run by Dan Manion in the 7th inning. Lydonlorson would strike out 4, but incredibly hold the Bandits without a walk all night. Lydonlorsa’s counterpart Nick Allgeyer wasn’t bad in his own right, allowing just 1 earned run in six innings, giving up 3 hits, striking out 5, and walking only 1.  Click here for the audio replay of the game

WE also had a partnership broadcast in this game with and here is the link for that replay

The Dodgers and the Bandits now head to Toledo, OH for the National Amateur Baseball Federation Tournament. The Dodgers are the defending champs.

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