Audio Wrap-Up: Deep ball powers Gems to a clear victory

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KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Josh Wong home run in the first and Nick Rulli grand slam in the eighth book-ended a dominating 9-1 victory by the Klamath Falls Gems over Kitsap Wednesday night at Kiger Stadium.

In between, Kevin Davidson hit his second home run of the season and Parker Miles had two hits.

Mike Garrard has a home run recap:

Next up: Gems vs Kitsap | 7:05 p.m. – July 19 – Kiger Stadium | (6:30 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend)

Link: 960 the Sports Legend blog – Rulli’s grand slam more than just a home run

Other West Coast League Games – Wednesday

Kelowna 5, Bellingham 0
Bend 5, Corvallis 1
Walla Walla 5, Cowlitz 1

Thursday Games

Bellingham at Kelowna – 6:35 p.m.
Bend at Corvallis – 6:40 p.m.
Kitsap at Klamath Falls – 7:05 p.m.
Cowlitz at Walla Walla – 7:05 p.m.

West Coast League Standings
(from WCCBL.com)

East Division W L PCT GB STREAK LAST 10
Wenatchee AppleSox 25 11 0.694 - 2W 5-5
Bellingham Bells 22 14 0.611 3 1L 5-5
Kelowna Falcons 21 16 0.568 4.5 1W 4-6
Walla Walla Sweets 15 21 0.417 10 1W 4-6

West Division W L PCT GB STREAK LAST 10
Corvallis Knights 21 17 0.553 - 3L 3-7
Bend Elks 19 16 0.543 .5 3W 7-3
Klamath Falls Gems 17 19 0.472 3 8W 9-1
Cowlitz Black Bears 16 20 0.444 4 1L 4-6
Kitsap BlueJackets 10 32 0.238 13 5L 1-9

Box Score – Klamath Falls 9, Kitsap 1

GAME DATE: 07/18/2012
Kitsap BlueJackets  1 AT Klamath Falls Gems  9

                                 YTD                                   YTD
Kitsap             AB  R  H BI   AVG  Klamath            AB  R  H BI   AVG
D.Jewett CF         4  0  2  1  .261  P.Miles 2B          5  2  2  0  .368
B.Alvarez 2B        4  0  1  0  .193  T.Nielsen SS        3  0  0  0  .274
J.Casper 3B         4  0  1  0  .259  A.Byler 3B          4  0  1  0  .384
B.Grubb DH          4  0  2  0  .182  J.Wong 1B           3  1  1  2  .364
T.Baumgartner LF    4  0  0  0  .280  G.Velazquez RF      3  0  0  0  .326
F.Torres RF         4  0  1  0  .280  C.George DH         2  1  0  0  .235
F.Tellez 1B         3  0  1  0  .255  K.Davidson LF       3  2  1  1  .256
 K.Chapan PH        1  0  0  0  .212  B.Cornish C         3  1  0  0  .108
D.Zarate C          3  1  1  0  .333  N.Rulli CF          4  2  3  4  .250
S.Burcham SS        2  0  0  0  .268
                   33  1  9  1                           30  9  8  7

Kitsap               0 0 0   0 0 0   1 0 0 -  1  9  2
Klamath              2 0 2   1 0 0   0 4 x -  9  8  0
2B--B.Grubb (3), N.Rulli (1). HR--J.Wong (4), K.Davidson (2), N.Rulli (1).
RBI--D.Jewett (2), J.Wong  2 (25), K.Davidson (16), N.Rulli  4 (8).
HP--C.George (3). SB--P.Miles (5). CS--J.Casper (3), C.George (2).
E--B.Alvarez (12), D.Staples (1).
LOB--Kitsap 7, Klamath 4. DP--T. Nielsen(SS) - J. Wong(1B), D. Zarate(C) -
F. Tellez(1B).
                                                                YTD
                                 IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR     ERA
 Kitsap
D.Staples (L,0-2)               3.0   5   4   4   3   1   1    7.62
A.Hewey                         3.0   2   1   1   0   1   1    4.91
R.Tato                          1.2   1   4   4   3   0   1   10.13
M.Stidham                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0    5.06
                                8     8   9   9   6   3   3
 Klamath
C.Coronado (W,4-1)              6.0   6   0   0   1   3   0    2.33
N.Lemoncelli                    0.2   2   1   1   1   1   0   27.00
N.Bunch                         1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0    3.65
C.Tokunaga                      1.0   0   0   0   0   1   0    6.97
                                9     9   1   1   2   6   0
WP--D.Staples 3 (7). PB--D.Zarate 2. HB--R.Tato (2). SO--D.Jewett, B.Grubb,
F.Tellez, D.Zarate, S.Burcham 2, P.Miles, A.Byler, J.Wong. BB--D.Zarate,
S.Burcham, T.Nielsen, J.Wong, G.Velazquez, C.George, K.Davidson, B.Cornish.
BF--D.Staples 15 (66), A.Hewey 12 (120), R.Tato 9 (42), M.Stidham (49),
C.Coronado 23 (108), N.Lemoncelli 5 (23), N.Bunch 4 (186), C.Tokunaga 3
(96). P-S--D.Staples 58-32, A.Hewey 38-23, R.Tato 31-13, M.Stidham 7-5,
C.Coronado 88-57, N.Lemoncelli 21-12, N.Bunch 11-7, C.Tokunaga 9-7.
T--2:25.  A--1088

Weather: 72 Clear
Umpires: Plate Ump - Scott Letendre, Field Ump #1 - Greg Jacquette






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