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Big series begins tonight with Bend, an offensive juggernaut

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce  Wenatchee 4, Klamath Falls 0  last night. Bend (22-5) at Wenatchee (11-13) 7:05 tonight.  Here come the Big, Bad, Bugling Elks of BendTonight the AppleSox begin a 3-game series with the hottest team in the WCL.  Bend has been blasting foe after foe on their way to a 22-5 mark, and they're bulling their way through the schedule with 15 wins in the last 17 games.- As a team the Elks lead the league in nearly every offensive category, and most by a wide margin.  Check this ...

Fireworks night, traditionally not a firecracker for the home team

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce  Walla Walla 3, Wenatchee 2  last night. Klamath Falls (5-16) at Wenatchee (8-13) 7:05 tonight.  Wenatchee vs. Klamath FallsStarted in 2011Wenatchee- has dominated this series 17-4, with a 7-2 record at home and 10-2 in KF.- has scored some runs, averaging 8.0 per game.  Their all-time average for league games is 5.2.- has scored in double figures in nearly half the games...8 of 17.- has a 2-game win streak...they lost the first game of the 3-game set last season then took the next two.- in league play ...

Sox, Sweets in another 1-run game...just routine

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce  Walla Walla 5, Wenatchee 4  last night. Wenatchee (8-12) at Walla Walla (11-12) 7:05 tonight.  Miscellany- And another one.  Six of the last seven games with Walla Walla have been decided by one run (Sox are 1-5).- With the 5-4 loss last night  the Sox are now 4-6 in one-run games this season and 144-107 all-time.- 45.00% of the Sox league games have been decided by a single run (9 of 20).  Only 2007 was higher at 45.45% (20 of 44).- 41.67% of all games (including nonleague) ...

Wenatchee, winners of 3 of 4, half game behind Sweets

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce  Wenatchee 5, Walla Walla 4 last night. Wenatchee (8-11) at Walla Walla (10-12) 7:05 tonight.  The Players - 32 young men have played for the AppleSox this season.- 7 played here before...Kyle Blankenship, Zach Haggett, Joey Jensen, Reign Letkeman, Colton Loomis, Kyle Vanderkin and Hunter Wells...the highest number of returnees in 10 years.- 433 have donned the red, white and blue all together in 16 years.- There has been one 4-year player, 12 have been here three seasons and 42 spent two summers on the local diamond. Miscellany- ...

AppleSox go for sweep of HarbourCats this afternoon

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce  Wenatchee 1, Victoria 0 last night Wenatchee (7-10) at Victoria (7-13) 1:05 today. Miscellany- The AppleSox are 11-3 against the HarbourCats and have won seven of the past eight.- Wenatchee is now 2-1 in shutouts this season and 62-32 all-time.- The Sox are now 3-3 in one-run games this season and 143-105 all-time.- Last night was the ninth victory by a final score of 1-0 in 15-plus seasons.- Bend has won 10 in a row.  That ties for their longest win streak in WCL history.  It also ties ...

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 ...