Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Workers Strike out as Redbirds Wrap Up Minor Crown

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Workers Strike out as Redbirds Wrap Up Minor Crown

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Byline: JOSH SPASARO Sports reporter

WORKERS' Far North Coast Major League Baseball season is all but over after they crashed to 9-0 and 8-4 losses to Norths in their double-header on Thew Field at Albert Park in Lismore on Saturday.

Rubbing salt into the wounds, Workers' performances in upcoming seasons may not get much better, according to player-coach Scott McClelland.

aThe club is doing all it can to build its junior playing base but it's hard to do that when you have only under-10 and under-12 teams,a he said.

aOn our day we can beat anyone but that doesn't happen too often now.

aWe have an ageing team.

aA lot of guys used to come down from Brisbane to play with us but that doesn't happen much any more.a

Norths' coach Geoff Baxter was in an entirely different mood after overseeing yet another complete team performance.

aWe played as a unit again,a he said.

aWe should prove to be a bit of a headache for other teams in the finals. …

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