What a difference a night makes in the Westcoast Collegiate summer league. Tuesday night in Yakima, The Bend Elks started their 6-game road trip out with a 1-zip shutout loss to the Pippins.
Last night, both teams combined for 24-runs on 25-hits, and the teams used a total of 10-Pitcher combined, and again Yakima prevailed with the Pippins beating the Elks, 13-11.
And, each team committed 3-errors in the game.
They will finish the series tonight as Yakima goes for the sweep with first pitch set for 635. You can follow the game online at ‘Bend Elks dot Com.’
(Portland, OR) -- The Timbers will host Orlando City tonight. Portland is coming off a 2-2 draw with the Rapids. The Timbers have 24 points on the season, five out of a playoff spot in the West.
(Renton, WA) -- The Seahawks' rookies have reported to training camp. The veterans will arrive next Wednesday. The Seahawks will prepare for their first preseason game at home against the Broncos on August 8th.
(Oakland, CA) -- Dylan Moore tripled in a run but the Mariners were pounded by the Athletics 10-2 in Oakland. Tommy Milone took the loss in relief. Seattle has dropped 13 of its last 15 games to fall to 39-and-60 on the season. The Mariners host the Angels tomorrow.
(Sandy, UT) -- In National Women's Soccer League action, the Thorns visit Utah tonight. The Thorns are second with 22 points. Utah comes into the match with 17 points on the season.
(Minneapolis, MN) -- Natasha Howard scored 33 points as the Storm rolled past the Lynx 90-79 in Minneapolis. Seattle improved to 11-and-8 on the season. The Storm host the first-place Las Vegas Aces tomorrow.
The Bend Elks are out on the road and started a 6-game road trip last night in Yakima, and the Pippins silenced the Elks with a 1-zip shutout win in the first game of a 3-game set in south central Washington.
Bend managed just three hits all night, and Yakima pitcher Tyler Frazer from the University of Oregon struck out 8 Elks hitters while only walking two in 7-innnings of work to up his record to 2-and-0.
Bend ace Gil Luna suffered the loss to even his mark to 2-and-2 as he struck out 6, but walked six that led to one costly RBI single for the loss.
The Elks and Pippins battle again tonight at 635 in Yakim and you can follow the game online at ‘Bend Elks dot Com.’
(Portland, OR) -- The Timbers host Orlando City SC tomorrow. Portland is coming off a 2-2 draw with the Rapids this past weekend. This Sunday, the Timbers travel to Seattle to face the arch-rival Sounders. The Timbers have 24 points on the season, five out of a playoff spot in the West.
(Oakland, CA) -- Marco Gonzales gave up six runs in six innings as the Mariners were blown out by the A's 9-2 in Oakland. Sam Tuivailala gave up two runs in an inning of work in his first game back after suffering an Achilles injury last season. Omar Narváez homered twice to account for Seattle's two runs. He finished 3-for-4, recording half of the M's six hits. Seattle has dropped five in-a-row.
(Seattle, WA) -- A Hall of Famer and former Hurricanes general manager will lead the new team in Seattle. Ron Francis will be announced this week as the first general manager of the incoming franchise. Francis was a two-time Stanley Cup winner as a player for the Penguins. Carolina failed to reach the playoffs during Francis' tenure.
(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Storm visit the Minnesota Lynx tonight. They're coming off a 78-69 win over the Liberty on Sunday. After tonight, Seattle will return home to host Las Vegas Friday night. The Storm are 10-and-8 on the season, two games behind the Aces in the West.
(Oakland, CA) -- The Mariners promoted a pair from Triple-A Tacoma Tuesday, while designating another for assignment. Right-hander Erik Swanson and utility man Kristopher Negron were promoted to Seattle while the team began the process of cutting ties with Mac Williamson. The 29-year-old outfielder hit just .182 with three homers and 10 RBI in 25 games with Seattle. The club leads the majors in players used this season with 53, as well as the most pitchers with 35 and relievers with 30.
The Bend Elks are out on the road to begin a 6-game trip starting tonight in Yakima facing the Pippins for the first time this summer.
Yakima is 3-and-4 to begin the second half of Westcoast League play while Bend is 2-and-4. Yakima finished 4th place in the northern division in the first half of league play with an 11-and-15 mark, and Bend the same 4th place in the southern division with a 12-15 record.
First pitch in Yakima is set for 635 and The Elks ace pitcher Gil Luna goes to the mound against the Pippins.
After the 3-game series in Yakima, the Elks are in Cowlitz County, Washington over the weekend. You can follow the game broadcasts online at ‘Bend Elks dot Com.’
(Eugene, OR) -- The Maxwell Award watch list will be just one of many Justin Herbert finds himself on before the 2019 season starts. The Oregon quarterback was among the 80 players named to the preseason award watch list, which is given to the college player of the year. The senior was a semifinalist for the award last season.
(Portland, OR) -- The Timbers host Orlando City SC on Thursday. Portland is coming off a 2-2 draw with the Colorado Rapids this past Saturday. This Saturday, the Timbers travel to Seattle to face the arch-rival Sounders. The Timbers have 24 points on the season, five out of a playoff spot in the West.
(Seattle, WA) -- The Storm visit the Minnesota Lynx tomorrow, coming off a 78-69 win over the Liberty on Sunday. After that, Seattle will return home to host Las Vegas Friday night. The Storm are 10-and-8 on the season, two games behind the Aces in the West.
(Renton, WA) -- Training camp is almost here for the Seahawks. Seattle's rookies will report to camp tomorrow. The veterans will follow suit July 24th. The preseason starts August 8th at home against Denver.
(Oakland, CA) -- The Mariners travel up the California coast to take on the Athletics in Oakland tonight. Marco Gonzales will start the first game of the quick two-game set for the M's. He's 10-and-7 with a 4.24 ERA, earning a win in five of his last six starts. He'll be matched up against Daniel Mengden, who has won his last three starts.
(Portland, OR) -- The Timbers will host Orlando City on Thursday. Portland is coming off a 2-2 draw with the Colorado Rapids on Saturday. The Timbers have 24 points on the season.
(Renton, WA) -- Training camp is almost here for the Seahawks. Seattle's rookies will report to camp on Wednesday. The veterans will follow suit next Wednesday, July 24th.
(Anaheim, CA) -- Austin Nola and Domingo Santa homered but the Mariners fell 6-3 as they were swept by the Angels in Anaheim. Seattle drops to 39-and-58 on the season. The Mariners will be on the road when they visit the Athletics tomorrow.
(Portland, OR) -- In National Women's Soccer League action, Tyler Lussi scored in stoppage time as the Thorns defeated the Orlando Pride 4-3. The Thorns have 22 points on the season. Portland will visit the Utah Royals on Friday.
(Seattle, WA) -- Crystal Langhorne scored 19 points as the Storm defeated the New York Liberty 78-69 at home. The Storm improve to 10-and-8 on the season. Seattle will visit the Minnesota Lynx on Wednesday.
(Seattle, WA) -- The Storm and the WNBA are looking into abuse allegations against Seattle All-Star Natasha Howard. Howard's wife posted a video on social media in which she is seen yelling about being allegedly threatened by the forward. Howard will continue to play for the Storm while the team and league investigate the matter.
(Las Vegas, NV) -- Gary Trent Junior scored 22 points but the Trail Blazers fell 92-87 to the Thunder in summer league action. Portland drops to 1-and-3 in Las Vegas. The Trail Blazers did not qualify for the summer league playoffs and will close out with a consolation game against the Bucks tonight.