Detloff’s 3-run home run helps Wenatchee top Lefties

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The Wenatchee AppleSox snapped a 6-game losing streak with a 14-7 win over Port Angeles last night at Paul Thomas, Sr. Stadium…

Wenatchee beats Port Angeles 14-7

Although it didn’t look good early, as the 4th pitch of the game was smacked over the left-field wall by the Lefties’ Charlie Nasuti…

HR by Lefties 2019-06-12

The visitors would plate 2-runs in the first frame, but Wenatchee would have an answer in the bottom half of the inning on a 2-run double by Blake Klassen…

Klassen 2 Run Double for Wenatchee 2019-06-12

Port Angeles grabbed the lead back in the 2nd and hold the 3-2 lead until the flood gates opened for Wenatchee in the 5th. The AppleSox would score 7-runs in the inning, highlighted by the bat of right fielder Tyler Detloff…

Tyler Detloff 3 Run Home Run for Wenatchee 2019-06-12

The Lefties scored 4 in the 6th but Wenatchee answered with one in the 7th and 4 in the 8th to win 14-to-7. The victory was also the AppleSox 400th West Coast League win in team history.

Detloff ended up 3-for-5 on the night with three runs and three RBI’s. Owen Leonard worked two innings of relief to earn the victory, allowing 4-runs on 3-hits with 2-walks and 2-strikeouts.

Wenatchee could earn the series win in the finale tonight at 6:35 when they send James Kulak to the mound to face Port Angeles’ Kade Mechals.

Ridgefield continues winning ways

Also on the Les Schwab Scoreboard in the West Coast League last night…

West Coast League Scoreboard

Derek Marshall, Jr. had a 2-run home run and Bellingham beat the Cowlitz Black Bears 10-to-1 at Joe Martin Field. The Bells will go for the sweep tonight.

Mark Woinarowicz pitched 5-scoreless innings of one-hit ball in relief to help Yakima Valley to a 4-2 over Victoria. Tanner Parker also drove in 2-runs as the Pippins improved to 6-and-1.

Michael Hicks and Dominic Enbody each had three hits as Ridgefield continued its inaugural season dominance in an 8-1 win over Portland. The Raptors improved to 6-and-2 with the victory.

Yakima Valley remains in 1st place

Updating the standings in the West Coast League’s North Division…

West Coast League North Standings

Yakima Valley has a game-and-a-half lead on Port Angeles and Bellingham. Victoria is 3-games back in 4th while Wenatchee and Kelowna are 4-and-a-half games back.

Seattle’s bullpen doesn’t back up Kikuchi as M’s fall to Twins 10-5

For the third game in a row, Seattle’s bullpen couldn’t back up a good outing by a starter as the Mariners fell to Minnesota today 10-5…

Twins beat Mariners 10-5

Yusei Kikuchi went five strong innings allowing 1-run on 6-hits with 4-strikeouts. His only run allowed was a solo home run to former Mariner Nelson Cruz, who went 3-for-4 on the day with 3-RBI’s.

Daniel Vogelbach was 2-for-4 with an RBI double and Kyle Seager contributed a double among his two hits.

Seattle bullpen squanders 5-run lead

Going back to last night, Seattle’s bullpen squandered a 6-1, 8th inning lead but then Minnesota’s defense gave it right back, committing 3-errors in the 10th as the Mariners topped the Twins 9-6 at Target Field…

Seattle beats Twins 9-6 in 10-innings

Shed Long hit his first career home run, a 3-run shot in Seattle’s 5-run 8th inning. Daniel Vogelbach also went 4-for-5 with a solo home run, his 17th of the season.

The Mariners used an opening pitcher again with Gerson Bautists lasting an inning-and-a-third with no runs. Former AppleSox Tommy Milone then came on, going 6-innings, allowing 3-runs on 4-hits with 6-strikeouts.

Seattle now heads for Oakland to being a three-game, weekend series with the A’s tomorrow as Marco Gonzales will face Chris Bassitt at 6:37.

A’s win, Rangers and Rangers lose

Also in the American League West last night…

American League West Scoreboard

Ramon Laureano’s grand slam home run in the top of the 8th was the difference as Oakland topped Tampa Bay 6-to-2.

Mooke Bettes earned a bases-loaded, walk-off, walk in the bottom of the 9th as Boston beat Texas 4-3.

Mike Moustakas’ 2-run home run highlighted a 3-run 14th as Milwaukee topped Houston 6-3 at Minute Maid Park.

Seahawks wrap up mini-camp

The Seahawks wrapped up their 3-day mini-camp today at the V-Mac in Renton. Coach Pete Carroll says one of the highlights of this camp and off-season is his kicker…

Pete Carroll on Jason Myers 2019-06-12

Carroll says all things point to a good vibe from the off-season workouts that this team has bought in to be better in 2019…

Seattle will get together again for training camp in late-July with the first pre-season game against Denver August 8th.