Blockbuster signings from the California Winter League!
Lumberjack pitcher Troy Marks inked a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. Bombers hurler Brett Anderson signed with the Texas Rangers and Coyote pitcher/infielder Bobby Hillier reached an agreement with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Game one of the day, the Palm Springs Chill (5-9) faced the Coachella Valley Snowbirds (13-1).
Ayumi Nakamura led the Chill swinging the bat finishing his day three for four with an RBI.
Troy Zawadski went two for three with 2 RBI’s on the day, Eric Bainer drove home four runners during his two for three day.
Birds pitcher Wacy Sorrenson continues to impress with seven wins and no losses.
Michael Durham added two RBI’s of his own to the RBI party and the Snowbirds roll to win their seventh game in a row.
Game two between the British Columbia Bombers (5-9) and the Palm Desert Coyotes (5-9) was a nail biter.
Scott Blanchette went two for three with a double and an RBI.
William Brown drove in two RBI’s in the top of the seventh and three total RBI’s for the day.
The Coyotes took a four run lead into the seventh inning. A lead that was generated by a sacrifice fly RBI by Sean Jarrett in the third and an RBI double by Trevor Willis in the sixth.
The Bombers pitching staff impressed as Ryan Scoles, Jerrod Chenard, Chris Winder and Brent Stamnes finished the game with a slim victory, 5-4.
The final game of the day featured the Washington Bluesox (7-6-1) and the Oregon Lumberjacks (7-7).
George Williams went two for four with three RBI’s, Dan Treccia finished two for three with two RBI’s and Justin Vasques scored three times.
For the Lumberjacks, Anthony DeSomma went two for two with a two RBI double.
The Bluesox contine to gell with a 14-4 win over the Jacks.