AppleSox top Victoria 5-1 to lead series 1-0

AppleSox top Victoria 5-1

Great pitching, solid defense and timely hitting were the right recipe for Wenatchee last night as they took Game 1 of the Division Playoff Series from Victoria 5-to-1…

Wenatchee tops Victoria 5-1

Jake Saum was stellar on the mound, going 7-innings of shutout baseball with just 4-hits and 10-strikeouts. He says he felt confident going into game 1…

Jake Saum Gets Win 2019-08-13

AppleSox Score First 2019-08-13

Wenatchee gave all the run support Saum would need early on with a run in the first on a bases-loaded, RBI walk in the 1st by Brett Gillis. They scored again on a sacrifice fly, RBI by Jermaine Ducham in the third to score Joshua Simon.

The ‘Sox added more insurance in the 4th with two aboard for Tanner Smith…

Tanner Smith Provides Punch 2019-08-13

Victoria scored its only run with two outs in the 9th on an RBI-double by Harrison Spohn. Reliever Brett Gillis was able to coax the final out, much to the delight of the home crowd…

Brett Gillis Gets Final Out 2019-08-13

Wenatchee Coach Kyle Krustangel was all-smiles after the win to put the AppleSox up 1-0 in the best-of-three series, especially the way starter Jake Saum pitched…

Kyle Krustangel on Victory 2019-08-13

Game 2 is tonight in Victoria at 6:35

West Coast League North Division Playoffs

Wenatchee now heads to Victoria for Game 2 tonight at 6:35. The AppleSox will start Western Oregon junior Seth Kuykendall, who was 2-and-2 this summer with a 2.17 ERA. The HarbourCats will counter with leftie Reagan MacDonald, who was 1-and-1 with a 4.03 ERA.

You can hear the games locally with our friend Joel Norman on the play-by-play on Sunny FM. Game 3, if necessary, would be Thursday night at 6:35.

Corvallis leads after downing Walla Walla 6-3 in Game 1 of South Divisional

West Coast League Scoreboard

Corvallis took a 1-oh series lead over Walla Walla with a 6-3 win at Borleske Stadium last night. Jake Holcroft led the way for the Knights, going 3-for-5 with 2-runs and 2-RBI’s. Tevita Gerber struck out 8 over 6-and-two-thirds innings to get the victory on the mound, allowing 2-runs on 4-hits.

West Coast League South Division Playoffs

The south divisional playoff now moves to Corvallis with tonight for Game 2 at 6:35. Game 3, if necessary would be Thursday at 6:35.