AppleSox Commit Four Errors in Loss, Mariners Split with Giants


AppleSox Defense Falters Behind Hunter Boyd

WENATCHEE, WA – Andres Sosa tied it in the 6th with a 2-run home run and Austin Bell broke the tie in the 7th with a 2-run single as Cowlitz defeated Wenatchee 6-3 at Paul Thomas Field last night…
Wenatchee’s Connor McCord was 3-for-5 with his 3rd home run in his last four days, but it wasn’t enough. Johnny Sage also had a good day at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a run and Jake Taylor hit his 4th homer of the season.

The AppleSox defense faltered behind starter Hunter Boyd, who went 6-innings and allowed 3-runs on 4-hits, but none earned runs as the defense committed 4-errors.
The two teams meet again tonight at 7:05.

McLain’s Grand Slam Leads Bells

Also in the West Coast League last night…
Austin Feist was 2-for-3 with a run and 2-RBI’s as Corvallis scored 7-runs in the first two innings and held on to beat Kelowna 8-5.

Davis Baillie and three other pitchers held Port Angeles to one run on 5-hits and struck out 13 batters in Bellingham’s 6-1 over the Lefties. Matt McLain led the way at the plate for the Bells, going 2-for-4 with a grand slam home run in the 6th inning.

Carson Breshears drove in 5-runs for Portland in the Pickle’s 14-1 thrashing of Bend. Three of the runs crossed the plate on Breshears’ 3-run triple in the 8th inning.

Jaxxon Fagg’s 2-run home run highlighted a 5-run 3rd inning for Victoria in the HarbourCat’s 10-3 win over Walla Walla.

AppleSox Hope to Snap 4-Game Losing Streak to Bears

On the West Coast League schedule today…
Kelowna at Corvallis at 6:30. Bellingham hosts Port Angeles at 6:35. That’s also the start time for Portland at Bend and Victoria hosting Walla Walla. Wenatchee and Cowlitz start at 7:05 tonight and in a non-league game, Gresham travels to Yakima Valley.

Segura’s RBI Single in the 8th Leads Mariners Past SF

Jean Segura’s RBI-single in the bottom of the 8th broke a 2-2 tie and helped the Mariners beat San Francisco 3-2 today at Safeco Field…
Segura helped give the Mariners the lead in the 1st on a sacrifice fly to score Dee Gordon. Seattle added to its lead in the 2nd on a solo home run by Ryon Healy (as trade talks continue to swirl around the Mariner first baseman).

The Giants got things going in the 7th on some defensive gaffs by Seattle. Brandon Belt got aboard on a single and moved to second in Dee Gordon’s throwing error. Belt hurt his knee on the play and was replaced by Chase D’Arnaud. An out later, Brandon Crawford came to the plate and doubled in D’Arnaud.  Hunter Pence followed with an RBI double to tie the game at 2-2.

The game was only available on Facebook Watch Live today. But the Mariners came back on Segura’s RBI single in the 8th to set up a save opportunity for Edwin Diaz in the 9th.  Diaz struck out the side, in order, in the 9th for his 38th save of the season. Seattle next heads to Anaheim on Friday to face the Angels in the first of a three game series.

Mariner Bullpen Falters in 4-3 Loss Tuesday Night

James Paxton was a scratch with a sore back and the Mariner bullpen couldn’t hang on as Seattle fell to San Francisco 4-3 at Safeco Field last night…
With the game tied at 3 in the top of the 9th, Pablo Sandoval’s RBI single off Seattle closer Edwin Diaz meant the difference. Guillermo Heredia delivered a home run for the Marines while Kyle Seager was 2-for-4.

A’s Come Back from 8-Down with 11-Unanswered Runs

Turning to the Les Schwab Scoreboard for the rest of the American League West last night…
Stephen Piscotty tied the game in the 9th and Chris Davis delivered the game-winning, 3-run homer in the 10th as Oakland came back from 8-down to score 11-unanswered runs to beat Texas 13-10.

Houston scored 6-runs in the 10th inning to shock Colorado 8-2 at Coors Field, highlighted by George Springer’s 2-run home run.

White Sox starter Carlos Rodon carried a no-hitter in to the sixth inning of Chicago’s 4-2 win over the Angels and struck out 8 to earn the victory.