Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Wenatchee 5, Walla Walla 1 last night Walla Walla (5-5) at Wenatchee (3-7) 7:05 tonight. Stuff* The AppleSox have won three straight and only given up four runs.* Wild spring swing. Temperature at first pitch on 6/5 was 98. Ten days later on 6/14 a cool/cold 61.* Last night's contest was over and out in 2 hours, 16 minutes...fastest home game of the young season.* 500th home game last night. 100th, Wenatchee 7, Everett 3 - 6/27/03 200th, Wenatchee 4, Bellingham 2 - 8/2/06 300th, Kitsap 14, Wenatchee ...
Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Wenatchee 6, Corvallis 3 last night. A VICTORY! Corvallis (4-4) at Wenatchee (1-7) 6:05 tonight. The Hare and the Tortoise Whew! The first 4½ innings last night were over in 61 minutes or 13.6 minutes per inning. But then! The final four frames took 117 minutes or 29.3 minutes per inning. The shortest inning the 5th at 11 minutes...the longest the 6th at 37 (but there was super stuff happened in there...like six home team runs). June 12 Games Today has been one of the better dates for Wenatchee through ...
The swirling, sipping, spitting and splitting hairs about which wines win gold, silver or bronze are done. Now the countdown begins to the big party where all with a ticket will get to taste the best wines to be had in North Central Washington.
A little Petit Verdot can go a long ways. Most winemakers use the gutsy, earthy red in tiny amounts of less than 10 percent to give their Bordeaux blends additional color, tannin, body and floral aromas.
Baseball Blurbs by Bruce PLAY BALL! BATTER UP! and all that kind of stuff. AppleSox baseball returns this evening for the 17th Opening Night in team history. How about this, the initial Opening Night was exactly 16 years ago on June 3, 2000. A huge crowd showed up at Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium to see the new outfit in town...and to be greeted by kind of a surprised and overwhelmed Sox staff. What a start. (By the way, the Bellingham Bells won 12-8.) Opener HistorySeason openers: 12-48-4 at home7-2 league4-game ...
Jones of Washington, Rio Vista and Palencia wineries won Best of Show and Double Gold medal awards to top a multitude of local medal-winning wineries at the 2016 Seattle Wine Awards held last week in Seattle. Ginkgo Forest, Wedge Mountain, Tsillan Cellars, Cave B Estate, Rio Vista and Plain Cellars were also big winners.