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Wenatchee 6, Medford 3,  last night.  

 

Kelowna at Wenatchee 7:05 tonight.  

 

Back on Top

The victory last evening moved the AppleSox up into a first place tie with Walla Walla, both with 19-14 records.  

 

Wenatchee vs. Kelowna.

Started in 2000.

Wenatchee:

has faced the Falcons 96 times, far more than any other team.  Next is Bellingham at 82.

leads 68-28 overall, 62-25 in league in games, 6-2 in playoffs, trails 0-1 in a nonleague contest and is 37-18 at home. 

has won six in a row and 17 of the last 20.  

 

Kelowna:

is last in the North (11-22), eight games behind first. after starting 7-21

has won four of their last five...all at home.

begins a 6-game road trip with tonight’s game.

despite their record, has scored in double figures five times.  The only other team to get 10 or more that many times is Wenatchee.

is third in the league in average runs scored per game, 5.33.  Wenatchee is fourth at 5.19.

leads the league in home runs with .61 per game.  Wenatchee is tied for seventh with .30.

leads the league in doubles with 1.88 per game.  Wenatchee is second with 1.82.

leads the league in extra base hits with 2.55.  Wenatchee is third at 2.15.  

 

Three All Stars

The West Coast League all-star game is July 23 in Victoria and three AppleSox have been selected to participate.  On the North Division team are first baseman Conner Spencer, outfielder Brett Stephens and pitcher Trevor Lubking.  In some weird, quirk way of figuring it, the league has Ed Knaggs coaching the South squad.  What did Victoria do...pull off the “it’s my bat and ball, if I can’t play I’m taking them and going home” routine?  

 

July 16 Games

Overall on this date Wenatchee is 6-4, 4-2 in league contests and undefeated at home at 3-0.  They have won four of the past five...the loss was 3-2 at Bend last season.  The last three games on the 16th have all been decided by one run.  

 

Quick Continues

Last night’s game was 2 hours, 23 minutes.  The seventh home game in a row less than the season average of 2 hours, 33 minutes.   

 

Standings

North: WENATCHEE 19-14, Walla Walla 19-14, Bellingham 18-15, Victoria 15-14,  Kelowna 11-22

South:  Bend 20-13, Corvallis 20-14, Cowlitz 16-14, Klamath Falls 16-17, Medford 14-19, Kitsap 12-24