RE-WRITE THE RECORD BOOKS
The AppleSox set the new league record for runs in a West Coast League game last night, by scoring 25, passing the Bend Elks 24 runs scored against Victoria in a 24-5 final in 2015....the 33 combined runs last night was also a WCL record, breaking the previous mark shared by Wenatchee and Kelowna (32), after a 22-10 final in 2013.
TEAM RECORDS SET
Wenatchee set the following team records after last night’s unbelievable win...previous mark in parantheses...Runs 25 (Kelowna, 22, 2013)...RBI 21 (Everett, 19, 2004)...Hits 26 (Kelowna, 24, 2006 and 2013)...singles 22 (Kelowna, 21, 2013)...combined runs 33 (Kelowna, 32, 2013)...winning margin 17 (Spokane, 14, 2005)...runs in an inning 12 (Everett, 2000 and Kelowna, 9, 2012)
GARCIA, GONZALES & HISTORY
ast night, Jalen Garcia joined an elite class, becoming the third AppleSox hitter to collect three doubles in a game, in franchise history (Sam Hall, 2004 & Sam Brooks, 2014)...Alex Gonzales became the 10th AppleSox player to collect 5 RBI in a game.
BROOMS AT THE READY
Tonight, Wenatchee is trying to do something it hasn’t since 2015...the last Wenatchee AppleSox sweep was July 2-4, 2015 at home against the Klamath Falls Gems...last season, the AppleSox were swept five times without dusting up one of their own.
BIG WEEK FOR GONZALES FAMILY
A day after his younger brother turned in a sterling performance at the plate, former AppleSox ace Marco Gonzales returns to MLB action for the St. Louis Cardinals...the former 19th-overall pick, was called up after a long road back fom Tommy John surgery last season...he has pitched in 11 MLB games, with 6 starts, and has a 4.82 ERA with a 4-2 record...Gonzales will start his Major League resurgance in game two of a Cardinals doubleheader versus the Milwaukee Brewers, Tuesday.