WENATCHEE– The Wenatchee AppleSox have finalized their schedule for the organization’s 18th season, the team announced Thursday. The 58-game schedule features 54 West Coast League matchups and four non-league games throughout June, July, and August.
The calendar features 31 home dates, with 27 of those games being league contests.
The AppleSox open up the year June 2-5 in league play at Walla Walla, and will continue on to visit Victoria June 5-7 for a season-opening six-game road trip. The AppleSox will play all other 10 teams from the WCL, with matchups against eight of them at home.
Three non-league teams will visit Wenatchee throughout 2017. The Everett Merchants and Highline Bears, each members of the PIL, will visit for single games June 25 (Everett) and July 18 (Highline). The River City Athletics are a new non-league opponent for Wenatchee in 2017. Based out of the Tri-Cities, The Athletics are comprised of junior college players from around the Northwest.
The Athletics will be part of the AppleSox early Fourth of July celebration, July 1. It’s the team’s annual Fireworks Night and first pitch will be at 7:05 p.m. The AppleSox are on the road on Independence Day at Longview as part of a three-game series against Cowlitz.
League home series include matchups with Victoria, Yakima, Gresham, Kelowna, Cowlitz, Bellingham, Walla Walla, and Corvallis.
Wenatchee concludes the regular-season portion of its schedule on the road at Bellingham, Aug. 4-6, before the WCL Playoffs; scheduled Aug. 8-10 (Divisional Series), and Aug. 12, 14-15 (Championship Series), with sites and times to be determined.
The Wenatchee AppleSox open their 18th season of play June 2, 2017 at Walla Walla, and play their home opener in Wenatchee Thursday, June 8, 2017. For more information, fans can visit www.applesox.com.