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AppleSox back-to-back series with Corvallis a first

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Baseball Blubs by Bruce
 
Wenatchee (11-7) at Corvallis (10-8) 6:40 tonight.
After the games here Monday to Wednesday this squeaky-tight series resumes at Goss Stadium on the campus of Oregon State University.  Now after 75 games Wenatchee leads 37-36 overall and 3-1 in nonleague games.  Corvallis leads 31-30 in league games, and in the playoffs the two are knotted are 5-5.  On the Knights’ field the host club leads 18-12.
 
The quick back-to-back three-game sets between the AppleSox and Knights is a first for Wenatchee.  Never before have they played an opponent three games than after a one-day break played another trio.

AppleSox Among WCL Leaders
Batting average: Caleb Wood 1st, .471.
At bats: Caleb Wood 2nd, 68.   Sam Brown tie 4th, 65.
Runs: Sam Brown 5th, 14.  Trenton Brooks tie 6th, 13.
Hits: Caleb Wood 1st, 32.  Sam Brown tie 4th, 21.
Doubles: Ty Jackson 2nd, 7.  Caleb Wood 3rd, 6.
RBI: Ty Jackson tie 10th, 11.
Walks: Sam Brown 2nd, 14.  Cooper Elliott and Ty Jackson tie 7th, 10.
Hit By Pitch: Ty Jackson tie 2nd, 6.
Strike outs: Mike Livingston tie 6th, 15.
ERA: Ian Buckles 3rd, .142. 
 
One-Third in the Books
Wenatchee is has completed one-third of their WCL season...18 games down, 36 to go.
 
June 27 Games
Whoa!  Wow!  Look at the 27th day of June.  This is one of the AppleSox all-time dates to play ball. 
- They are 11-2 (the second best record for any date). 
- They have been triumphant in 10 consecutive games (tied for the best record for any date). 
- They have never lost to a league foe, winning 10 times (the best record for any date). 
- They are 6-0 on the road (tied for the best record of any date). 
How ‘bout all that!

Standings
East: WENATCHEE 11-7, Yakima Valley 9-6, Walla Walla 6-9, Kelowna 6-12
West: Bellingham 9-5, Kitsap 8-6, Cowlitz 9-9, Victoria 5-10
South: Medford 10-5, Corvallis 10-8, Bend 9-10, Klamath Falls 6-11
 
Who’s Hot: Bend has won 3 straight and 5 of 6.  Yakima Valley has won 3 straight and 6 of 7.
Who’s Not: Victoria has lost 7 straight.  Kelowna has lost 3 straight and 5 of 6.  Walla Walla has lost 4 of 5.

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