WALLA WALLA — It took Walla Walla an extra inning here Saturday night to break their four-game West Coast League slide, but thanks to the pitching of Connor Lawhead and Sean-Luke Brija, the Sweets squeezed in a run in the bottom of the 10th to edge Victoria, 1-0.
WALLA WALLA – The Sweets had been outscored 24-5 in a four-game West Coast League losing streak and had plummeted to third place in the North Division standings following Friday’s 3-1 loss to the Victoria HarbourCats at Borleske Stadium.
Inclement weather forced the delay of the Walla Walla Sweets’ West Coast League game against the Wenatchee AppleSox here Thursday night.
WENATCHEE — The Walla Walla Sweets (23-21) failed to bounce back from a series-opening loss on Tuesday, falling 2-1 to the Wenatchee AppleSox (25-22) on Wednesday evening at Paul Thomas Field.
Wenatchee takes advantage of six Walla Walla errors for three unearned runs in the West Coast League win Tuesday.
WALLA WALLA — If you were anywhere but Borleske Stadium on a warm midsummer’s eve Sunday, you missed an idyllic ballyard experience: a cooling breeze whispering from right field to left, a hint of cloud painted across a sky of robin’s-egg blue, and a compelling candidate for Catch of the Year — by a fan.
Sweets starter Cody Poteet came into Friday night against the Cowlitz Black Bears with a perfect 2-0 record and has been a strong presence for Walla Walla since joining the club in early July.
Walla Walla retains a share of 1st place in the North with the victory.
LONGVIEW, Wash. — It was a rude “welcome back” to the second half of the 2013 West Coast League season for the Walla Walla Sweets as they left Story Field with a 16-2 defeat to the Cowlitz Black Bears Wednesday night.
Nine Walla Walla players take part in the 7-5 WCL North loss to the South in the league’s newest team’s home.
WALLA WALLA — Is this a championship team? Walla Walla Sweets manager J.C. Biagi offered a two-part response to that question following his club’s 3-1 victory over the Bellingham Bells Sunday at Borleske Stadium, a result that squeezed the Sweets into a first-place divisional tie (again) with Wenatchee and clinched the season series — and possible standings-tiebreaker — against Bellingham.
Sean-Luke Brija could only hold his head toward the sky in relief as the entirety of his Walla Walla Sweets teammates rushed the mound in the ninth inning Friday night.
Matt Mendenhall’s one-run blast was all the Sweets could manage Saturday night as they lost a pitchers’ duel, 2-1, to the Bellingham Bells at Borleske Stadium.
Walla Walla uses a 10-hit offensive explosion to down the Black Bears, 10-2, and avoid the series sweep.
Walla Walla’s league losing streak reaches five games as Cowlitz takes the 5-2 victory Wednesday night.
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