NEARING THE RECORD
Evan Johnson continues to close in on the AppleSox single-season RBI record...with his RBI double in the first inning last night, he is now 4 RBI away from breaking Mitchell Gunsolus’ 2012 mark of 48 and seven RBI away from breaking the WCL record of 51, set by Vince Fernandez of the Yakima Valley Pippins in 2015.
KING OF THE ‘K’
Hunter Boyd leads all AppleSox pitchers with 48 strikeouts....Boyd currently is second in the WCL in strikeouts, and only trails Gresham’s Robert Reaser (55).
SEASON SERIES ‘W’
Wenatchee guaraunteed the season series win last night...its fourth of the year...the AppleSox also beat Kelowna, Gresham, and Victoria.
LEEDHOLM’S LONG RELIEF
Last night, Connor Leedholm tossed a season-high three innings of relief...the UNC Bear wouldn’t give up the ball in the late innings, working behind starter Connor McCord...Leedholm is third in relief pitcher point standings in the WCL behind Victoria’s Travis Kuhn and Yakima Valley’s Connor White...Leedholm has 5 saves and a 4-0 record for 23 points...Tuhn has 25 points and White, 24.
RACK UP THE RUNS
When the AppleSox score four or more runs, they are 22-9 on the season...when scoring three or less, Wenatchee is just 1-10.
Before last night, the last time the AppleSox played a game that started in the 70-degree temperature range was July 3 at Cowlitz in Longview, Wash...first pitch was 74 that day at Story Field.