It was another gritty performance by the Cowlitz Black Bears, but they came up on the short end of a 1-0 decision to the Corvallis Knights. Devon Barker of Corvallis won the pitchers’ duel, taking a no-hitter into the 9th inning. The rubber game of the three-game series is a day game, starting at 12:05 pm today at Story Field…..The M’s also lost a pitchers’ duel, losing to the NY Yankees 2-1. Chris Stewart’s single in the top of the 9th scored Ichiro, giving the Pinstripers their winning margin. Now, Houston comes in for a three-game series, KLOG coverage at 6:00 pm…..J. H. Kelly split four games at the Olympia Wooden Bat Tourney, beating Vancouver and Northshore, BC on Saturday, then losing to Battle Ground and Olympia yesterday. PacTech plays the Vancouver Cards this afternoon.