January 21, 2013 - West Coast League (WCL) - Wenatchee AppleSox
(Wenatchee, WA)- The AppleSox have finalized the 2013 schedule, with the team's fourteenth season beginning at home on June 5th against the Corvallis Knights in a rematch of the 2012 West Coast League Championship Series. The team will play a 58-game schedule that includes 31 home games.
"We're excited about this year's schedule because our fans will see two brand new West Coast League teams, plus a couple of non-league opponents that haven't visited Wenatchee in several years," said AppleSox owner/general manager Jim Corcoran.
Two expansion franchises, the Victoria HarbourCats and the Medford Rogues, have been added to the WCL and will begin play in 2013. The north division will include the Wenatchee AppleSox, Walla Walla Sweets, Bellingham Bells, Kelowna Falcons, and Victoria HarbourCats. The south division will include the Bend Elks, Corvallis Knights, Medford Rogues, Klamath Falls Gems, Cowlitz Black Bears, and Kitsap BlueJackets.
In addition to WCL play, the AppleSox will have four non-league games. The team will host a pair of two-game series against the Everett Merchants and San Francisco Seals.
Single game tickets start at just $6 for adults and $5 for kids. Season tickets are available now and can be purchased by contacting the AppleSox office at (509) 665-6900.
About the Wenatchee AppleSox:
The Wenatchee AppleSox Baseball Club is part of the West Coast League, one of the premier wood-bat summer collegiate leagues in the country. The AppleSox provide affordable family entertainment for baseball fans throughout North Central Washington, and an excellent environment for college players from around the country to develop their skills.
The AppleSox were founded in 2000 and are the defending West Coast League Champions. The team has won the WCL Championship five out of the last eight seasons (2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, and 2012). Four AppleSox alumni have reached the major leagues, Jason Hammel (Colorado Rockies), Clay Mortensen (Boston Red Sox), Cole Gillespie (Arizona Diamondbacks), and Tom Milone (Oakland Athletics). For more information, visit www.applesox.com .