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14 games into season AppleSox get first home run

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce  Bellingham 5, Wenatchee 3 last night. Wenatchee (4-6) at Bellingham (9-4) 7:05 tonight. It Finally HappenedLast night, 14 games into the season the AppleSox got their first home.  Mitchell Holland led off the eighth inning with a drive over the fence for Wenatchee's second run of the game.  The 14 games is the second longest streak for Wenatchee to begin a season without a round-tripper.  In 2007 it didn't happen until the 15th game.  Holland is the 103rd AppleSox to hit one or more home runs. This was the ...

AppleSox on two-game win streak

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Wenatchee 8, Medford 3 last night. Medford (5-6) at Wenatchee (3-5) 7:05 tonight. Miscellany- The Sox are 6-5 vs. Medford and 4-1 in Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium.- Medford has now dropped five straight.                                                                        - The local club averaged 2.8 runs for their first five league games and 8.7 in the last three.- 2 hours, 59 minutes, 24 seconds...the average time of the five home league contests.  The average for all games the first 15 seasons was 2:34.5.  Twenty-five bonus minutes (there are some of us who don't quite ...

AppleSox seek first league win at home tonight

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Corvallis 10, Wenatchee 9 in 12 innings last night. Medford (5-4) at Wenatchee (1-5) 7:05 tonight. Last Night - was the fourth extra inning game in the last eight (2-2). - was also the fourth one-run game in the last eight (1-3). - the combined 21 runs is the most for an AppleSox/Knight game. Old record 18 (Corvallis won 11-7 at their place 7/1/11). - was the first time Corvallis has swept Wenatchee in the Apple Capital. Wenatchee vs. Medford Started in 2013 Wenatchee - trails ...

AppleSox have won 12 of their last 15 extra inning games

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Wenatchee 3, Walla Walla 0 in 10 innings last night. Wenatchee  at Walla Walla 7:05 tonight. We were just talking shutouts yesterday.  This time the AppleSox were the shutouter and Walla Walla the shutoutee.  Overall the Sox have now won 62 shutouts and lost 32, and are 41-28 in league games. And how about those extra inning affairs.  - This is the second one in four games this season.  In league play it's their fourth in the last seven, fifth in the last 10 and sixth in the last 15.- ...

AppleSox after first league run and win in second league game

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Walla Walla 1, Wenatchee 0 last night. Wenatchee  at Walla Walla 7:05 tonight. Shutout games.  Last evening the AppleSox where blanked for the 32nd time...on the other hand, the Sox have held their foes scoreless 60 times.  Against the Sweets Wenatchee is 2-4 in shutout games. Proszek the Pro- The Sox coach was drafted as a pitcher by the San Francisco Giants in the 38th round of the June amateur draft from Gonzaga.- In 2009 he got in 13 games with the AZL Giants of the Arizona rookie league.- In ...

AppleSox a perfect 8-0 on June 5

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Wenatchee 8, San Francisco Seals 2 last night. San Francisco Seals at Wenatchee 7:05 tonight. The AppleSox are now 10-0 vs. the Seals all time. Speed ball.  Last evening's game was a mere two hours and one minute, the fastest home opener in Sox history.   Previous record 2:08 in 2009 vs. the Spokane RiverHawks. June 5 GamesHow about this...a spectacular day in AppleSox history.  Wenatchee has never lost a game on the 5th of June.  They are 8-0 overall, 7-0 at home, 5-0 league and 3-0 nonleague.  And all of the ...

AppleSox 16th season begins tonight

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce PLAY BALL!  Sweet 16!  Tonight begins the 16th season of Wenatchee AppleSox baseball.  Can you believe...5,480 days ago the local nine played their first game.  That initial game was a 2-1 triumph in a league encounter over the Bells in Bellingham.   OPENER HISTORYSeason openers: 11-47-4 at home.4-2 nonleague.3-game winning streak.Second with the San Francisco Seals.  Beat SF 5-0 last June. Home openers:9-64-2 nonleague1-game winning streak.  Beat SF 5-0 last June.Second with the San Francisco Seals.  Beat SF 5-0 last June. Wenatchee vs. San Francisco Seals* The AppleSox and Seals ...