Blurbs by Bruce Walla Walla at Wenatchee Thursday- Saturday (July 10-12) Game Times: 7:05 p.m. Paul Thomas Sr. Field (Wenatchee, Wash.) By: Bruce Bennett, 7/11

Walla Walla 16, Wenatchee 9 last night.

Walla Walla (13-15) at Wenatchee (15-13) 7:05 tonight.

Last Night Game Stuff - Another three-plus hour home game (3:08). That’s eight in 18 games. Average time this season 2:51... historical average 2:33. - The 16 runs scored by Walla Walla is the most by WW in the 36-game Sox/Sweet series. Old mark 15 last month when they won 15-5. - The 25 combined runs were also a record. Previous mark 20...see line above. - 100 was the high yesterday at the airport. The third straight day of that exact temperature. First time Wenatchee has had home games on three days in a row when it hit triple digits.

July 11 Games The AppleSox are on a roll for July 11 games. After going 2-4 on this date they have won three straight. They are 5-4 overall, 4-3 league, 1-1 nonleague, 4-2 home, 1-2 away and they have that three-game win streak. They are also 2-0 vs. the Sweets with victories in both 2010 and ‘11.

Baseball for Bucks Thirty-four former AppleSox are currently in pro ball (as of 7/10) according to a list compiled by Dan Segel, secretary of the WCL. - Five are in “The Show” – Cole Gillespie, Marco Gonzales, Jason Hammel, Blaine Hardy and Tommy Mi- lone. - One is in the Mariners organization – Aaron Brooks. - One is playing in the Evergreen State – Evan DeLuca (Tri-City Dust Devils). Level Player Team MLB Organization AppleSox Years MLB Gillespie, Cole 2004 MLB Gonzales, Marco St. Louis Cardinals 2010 MLB Hammel, Jason 2001 MLB Hardy, Blaine 2006 MLB Milone, Tommy Oakland Athletics 2006 AAA Knigge, Tyler Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Allentown, PA) 2009 AAA Mortensen, Clayton Omaha Storm (Omaha, NE) 2005, 2006 AAA Smith, Chad (Toledo, OH) Detroit Tigers 2008 AA Fassold, Cody Mississippi Braves (Jackson, MS) Atlanta Braves 2008. 2009 AA Heid, Drew Arkansas Travelers (Little Rock, AR) 2007 AA Johnson, Kyle Binghamton Mets (Binghamton, NY) 2009 AA Nicol, Sean Harrisburg Senators (Harrisburg, PA) 2006 AA Patterson, Jimmy (Montgomery, AL) 2008 Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Walla Walla at Wenatchee Thursday- Saturday (July 10-12) Game Times: 7:05 p.m. Paul Thomas Sr. Field (Wenatchee, Wash.)

High A Ames, Jeff Charlotte Stone Crabs, (Port Charlotte, FL) Tampa Bay Rays 2010 High A Bolinger, Royce Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Myrtle Beach, FL) 2009 High A Brown, Trevor San Jose Giants (San Jose, CA) San Francisco Giants 2010 High A Crumlich, D.J. (Bradenton, FL) 2009 High A Jones, Owen Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) Los Angeles Dodg- ers 2008, 2011 High A Keefer Cody (Jupiter, FL) Miami Marlins 2009 High A Valaika, Pat Modesto Nuts (Modesto, CA) 2011 Low A Almadova, Breland South Bend River Hawks (South Bend, IN) Arizona Diamondbacks 2011 Low A Brooks, Aaron Clinton LumberKings (Clinton, IA) 2011 Low A Hooper, Kyle Great Lake Loons (Midland, MI) Los Angeles Dodgers 2010 Low A Kane, Tyler Greensboro Grasshoppers (Greensboro, NC) Miami Marlins 2012, 2013 Low A Weiss, Zach Dayton Dragons (Dayton, OH) Cincinnati Reds 2010 Low A Whitehouse, Matt Lake County Captains (Eastlake, OH) 2010 SS DeLuca, Evan Tri-City Dust Devils (Pasco, WA) Colorado Rockies 2009 SS Nelubowich, Adam Tri-City ValleyCats (Troy, NY) Houston Astros 2011 SS Spencer, Connor Staten Island Yankees (Staten Island, NY) New York Yankees 2013 Rookie Ames, Steve GCL Marlins (FL) Miami Marlins 2008 Rookie Bryant, Tony Grand Junction Rockies (Grand Junction, CO) Colorado Rockies 2012 Rookie Callahan, Derek GCL Yankees (FL) New York Yankees 2012 Rookie Lubking, Trevor Princeton Rays (Princeton, WV) Tampa Bay Rays 2012, 2013 Rookie Sparks, Taylor Billings Mustangs (Billings, MT) Cincinnati Reds 2012

SS - Short Season

Standings East: Yakima Valley 18-10, WENATCHEE 15-13, Walla Walla 13-15, Kelowna 8-20 West: Bellingham 26-6, Victoria 12-16, Cowlitz 12-16, Kitsap 10-17 South: Corvallis 19-12, Bend 18-13, Medford 16-12, Klamath Falls 8-20

Who’s Hot: Bellingham as won 12 of 13. Bend has won 15 of 18. Walla Walla has won 5 of 6. Yakima Valley has won 4 straight. Who’s Not: Kelowna has lost 11 of 13. Cowlitz has lost 7 of 8. Klamath Falls has lost 7 of 8. Victoria has lost 4 straight.