Visiting Taylorville did absolutely everything it needed to do to get a win Tuesday.
But that didn't make the Vandalia Post 95 Sr. American Legion baseball team's first loss of the young season any easier to swallow.
Despite timely hitting, spectacular defense and stingy pitching by Taylorville throughout the first 8 1/2 innings, Post 95 had a golden opportunity to steal a win in the bottom of the ninth.
The Cardinals had just scored two runs to cut a three-run Taylorville lead to just one, and had the bases loaded with nobody out.
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