Mariners pitching woes continue in 9-3 loss to Angels

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Mariners fall to Angels

The Mariners miserable May continued yesterday with a 9-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels…

Angels beat Mariners 9-3

After starting the first two months of the season 18-and-13, Seattle has gone 6-and-21 in May and has lost 9 of its past ten.

Yesterday’s game also was another case of the Mariner’s starting pitcher not even making 5-innings. Yusei Kikuchi gave up 6-runs on 10-hits in 3-and-a-third, including two home runs. It’s the 3rd time in the last six games a Seattle pitcher didn’t last 5-innings.

Seattle Manager Scott Servais said when you don’t have your “A-game”, you have to find something else…

Scott Servais on Kikuchi 2019-05-30

After falling behind 6-nothing in the first four innings, the Mariners just couldn’t muster any offense, coming up with only four hits in the game. Servais said it’s an unfortunate theme going on…

Scott Servais on Falling Behind 2019-05-30

Seattle and Los Angeles play the second of the four-game series tonight at 7:10 with Tyler Skaggs facing Mike Leake.

Royals top Rangers 4-2

Looking at the Les Schwab American League West Scoreboard from yesterday…

American League West Scoreboard

Jorge Soler hit a 3-run home run to put Kansas City up for good in beating Texas 4-to-2.

Baldwin sorely missed during Seahawks OTA’s

The Seahawks continue OTA’s are their facility in Renton. A glaring absence in camp is that of number 89, Doug Baldwin, who was cut from the roster after undergoing numerous off-season surgeries. Russell Wilson says he will definitely be missed…

Russell Wilson on Absence of Doug Baldwin 2019-05-30

The Seahawks will kick off the preseason August 8th against Denver at CenturyLink Field.

Skyhawks play Sunday at Tri-Cities

The Wenatchee Valley Skyhawks will try to snap a four-game losing streak Sunday at Tri-Cities…

Skyhawks face Tri-Cities

The Skyhawks saw their record drop to 2-and-5 with last weekend’s 47-45 defeat to Idaho. Tri-Cities is winless in six games so far this season. Kickoff Sunday at The Toyota Center is 6 o’clock.

UW faces Minnesota Saturday in elimination bracket

The Washington Huskies women’s softball team has its backs against the wall tomorrow in the World Series…

UW Softball faces Minnesota

After falling in extra innings yesterday to Arizona, the Huskies will face an elimination game against Minnesota tomorrow morning at 9am.

A win would put Washington into a 3 o’clock game against the loser of today’s Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State game.

AppleSox celebrate Fan Fest Saturday

Don’t forget, the Wenatchee AppleSox are hosting their annual Fan Fest tomorrow night at Paul Thomas, Sr. Field…

AppleSox Fan Fest

It all gets underway at 5 o’clock with free admission to a live, team practice. That will be followed by an autograph session and a chance for fans to pick up their season tickets or a souvenir.

Wenatchee opens the 2019 season Monday against the Cascade Collegiate Showcase team at 6:35. It’s the first of four games to open the season at home as Victoria will follow for three games, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

By the way, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Tuesday’s game will be our very own Eric Granstrom. He will also join Joel Norman, the Voice of the AppleSox, on their radio broadcast during the middle innings to talk about his team as the team’s play-by-play announcer.

Weekend Sports Events Calendar

Here’s what we have on tap on the Sports Calendar for the weekend…

Weekend Sports Calendar

The Apple Capital Swim Meet will see hundreds of boys and girls of all ages compete at the Wenatchee City Pool. It’s hosted by our local Velocity Swim Program.

The Red Devil Challenge Trail Run series starts tomorrow morning at 6:30 for a 50k run. A 25k starts at 7:30 and a 10k run starts at 8. This is on the Red Devil trail south of Cashmere in the National Forest.

Leavenworth will be the site for the 22nd Annual Evergreen Bavarian Bike and Brews festival. It’s scheduled to run tomorrow from 9am to 4pm.

Speaking of cycling, the 32nd Annual Apple Century Bike Ride is tomorrow, starting at 7:30am at Pybus Public Market. There’s a 100-mile, 50 and 25-mile ride, so watch for bikes between Wenatchee and Lake Wenatchee.

And the Wenatchee Racquet and Tennis Club is hosting its annual Junior Cusic Cup Tennis Tournament tomorrow and Saturday.