AppleSox Open 2014 Season With Seals

WENATCHEE, Wash. – The Wenatchee AppleSox (0-0, 0-0 WCL East) host the San Francisco Seals in a two-game non-league series, June 4th and 5th at Paul Thomas Sr. Field.

Game times are 7:05 p.m. Thursday and Friday. The AppleSox are entering their 15th season (10th in the WCL) and are 463-249 (.650) under skipper Ed Knaggs, who is in his 14th season as head coach of the AppleSox club. The AppleSox have acheived a winning record in all 14 seasons during Knaggs’ tenure. Knaggs is assisted by AJ Proszek and Jason Krohn.

The two-game series with San Francisco will have live stats for both games provided by All games will have live radio coverage on KCSY Sunny 93.9 FM in Wenatchee and on various translators throughout North Central Washington (Lake Chelan Valley 95.3 FM, Okanogan Valley 101.9 FM, Methow Valley [Twisp-Winthrop] 106.3 FM). Audio is also available at AppleSox play by play broadcaster Trevor Williams will call the action live. The pregame show for both games will start at 6:45 p.m. KWCC-TV (LocalTel cable channel 12 or Charter cable channel 19) will televise games, allowing fans to hear the Sunny FM radio broadcast and simultaneously watch the animated playbook provided by pointstreak. AppleSox Baseball provides updates on Twitter on @AppleSox.

The San Francisco Seals are an 18+ summer league baseball team from the Bay Area. They were founded in 1987 (included an 18U and 16U team -- both were dropped in 1990). In 1997, after winning the San Diego tournament, the Seals participated in the prestigious National Baseball Congress World Series in Witchita, Kansas, the largest amateur sporting event in the country.

The AppleSox have met the Seals seven times and own a 7-0 series lead. The series dates back to June 13, 2000 when the AppleSox swept the seals 6-4 and 9-5 in a two game series. Since the creation of the modern WCL, the AppleSox and Seals have met once (2013). In the last meeting on August 3, 2013, the AppleSox defeated the Seals 5-3 at Paul Thomas Sr. Field.

Wednesday will be Opening Night Presented by Farmers Insurance. Gates will open at 6 p.m. and fans will have the opportunity to win various prizes and participate in contests at Paul Thomas Sr. Field while watching exciting baseball.

Thursday is Wenatchee Valley College Night and the gates will once again open at 6 p.m.