BACK, BACK, BACK...
Evan Johnson launched his first two home runs of 2017 in last night’s loss...he became the fifth AppleSox player to hit two home runs in a single game, in franchise history...just the third in the team’s WCL history...he joins Otis Statum (2016), Evan Douglas (2015), Justin Ehlers (2004) and Nate Flemens (2000)...after going ten years without a single player multi-home run game, the AppleSox have now had a player accoplish the feat in each of the last three seasons...he also collected the first AppleSox 4-RBI game since Michael Toglia drove in four at Kelowna, July 27, 2016.
MOLNAA, WITH A ‘K’...
Jarrod Molnaa became the first AppleSox pitcher to strike out 10 hitters in a game since CJ Gettman fanned 10 San Francisco Seals at Paul Thomas Sr. Stadium, June 4, 2015...Gettman had nine innings to rack up his total, Molnaa got his in 7 1/3 innings of work.
The first two AppleSox games of the season have totaled two hours and 14 minutes each...just about 7.5 minutes per half inning.
Sunday’s 1:05 p.m. start marks the first of three ‘day’ games for the AppleSox this year...Wenatchee plays a 1:05 game at Cowlitz on July 4, and will play at 3:05 to finish the regular season, Aug. 6 at Bellingham.
WRONG END OF THE STREAK
The AppleSox current 4-game losing streak to Walla Walla (Aug. 3-present) is the longest losing streak to the Sweets in team history.