Audio Wrap-Up: Corvallis clinches division with win over Gems

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KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems opened their four-game series with Corvallis on Monday night needing a sweep to force a tie atop the West Division standings of the West Coast League.

They were unsuccessful. Corvallis scored five runs in the first two innings to beat Klamath Falls 9-3 and clinch a sixth-straight division title.

Mike Garrard reviews the contest:

Next Up: Gems vs Corvallis | 7:05 p.m. – August 7 – Kiger Stadium | (6:30 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend)

Other West Coast League Games – Monday

Cowlitz 4, Kelowna 3
Bend 10, Kitsap 9
Bellingham 15, Walla Walla 4

Tuesday Games

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

West Coast League Standings
(from WCCBL.com)

East Division W L PCT GB STREAK LAST 10
Wenatchee AppleSox 34 17 0.667 - 1W 7-3
Bellingham Bells 31 20 0.608 3 1W 5-5
Kelowna Falcons 28 26 0.519 7.5 2L 3-7
Walla Walla Sweets 22 29 0.431 12 1L 5-5
West Division W L PCT GB STREAK LAST 10
Corvallis Knights 30 21 0.588 - 5W 7-3
Klamath Falls Gems 25 26 0.490 5 1L 4-6
Cowlitz Black Bears 24 27 0.471 6 1W 5-5
Bend Elks 23 28 0.451 7 1W 4-6
Kitsap BlueJackets 14 37 0.275 16 2L 4-6

Box Score – Corvallis 9, Klamath Falls 3

GAME DATE: 08/06/2012
Corvallis Knights  9 AT Klamath Falls Gems  3

                                 YTD                                   YTD
Corvallis          AB  R  H BI   AVG  Klamath            AB  R  H BI   AVG
N.Roberts SS        5  0  0  0  .225  P.Miles 2B          5  1  0  0  .324
D.Lund LF           4  2  2  1  .281  J.Rowe CF           5  0  0  0  .190
G.Mahle 1B          5  0  1  1  .339  J.Wong 1B           5  1  2  0  .363
N.Torres RF         5  2  2  0  .257  A.Byler DH          4  0  0  0  .325
C.Whalen 3B         5  0  2  2  .274  T.Smith SS          2  1  0  0  .368
M.Gallegos 2B       3  2  2  0  .322  G.Velazquez RF      3  0  2  1  .322
A.Barr DH           5  2  1  0  .298  K.Davidson LF       2  0  0  0  .269
N.Esposito C        4  0  1  2  .250   N.Rulli PH         2  0  0  0  .282
C.Hofmann CF        4  1  3  2  .294  C.George 3B         1  0  0  0  .258
                                      C.Barnett C         4  0  0  0  .196
                   40  9 14  8                           33  3  4  1

Corvallis            2 3 0   0 3 0   1 0 0 -  9 14  3
Klamath              0 0 0   2 1 0   0 0 0 -  3  4  1
2B--D.Lund (7), C.Whalen (10), A.Barr (9). RBI--D.Lund (11), G.Mahle (13),
C.Whalen  2 (27), N.Esposito  2 (9), C.Hofmann  2 (7), G.Velazquez (19).
SH--M.Gallegos (0), N.Esposito (0). SB--M.Gallegos 2 (21), C.Hofmann (18),
G.Velazquez (3). E--N.Roberts (3), G.Mahle (4), C.Whalen (13), B.Williams
(1). 
LOB--Corvallis 8, Klamath 10. DP--G. Mahle(1B) - N. Roberts(SS), P.
Miles(2B) - T. Smith(SS) - J. Wong(1B). 
                                                                YTD
                                 IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR     ERA
 Corvallis
B.Granger                       4.0   3   2   2   3   4   0    2.04
A.Burke                         2.1   0   1   0   4   4   0    2.92
K.Hart (W,2-2)                  2.2   1   0   0   0   2   0    3.86
                                9     4   3   2   7  10   0
 Klamath
C.Coronado (L,5-2)              4.0   8   5   5   1   4   0    3.27
B.Williams                      2.0   3   3   3   0   2   0    4.25
E.Yardley                       1.0   3   1   1   0   0   0    5.23
J.Burright                      2.0   0   0   0   1   0   0    3.06
                                9    14   9   9   2   6   0
WP--B.Granger 2 (4), A.Burke 4 (7), C.Coronado (10), B.Williams 2 (7).
PB--N.Esposito. SO--N.Roberts, N.Torres, C.Whalen, A.Barr 2, N.Esposito,
P.Miles, J.Rowe 3, J.Wong, A.Byler, K.Davidson, N.Rulli, C.Barnett 2.
BB--D.Lund, M.Gallegos, A.Byler, T.Smith 2, G.Velazquez, C.George 3.
BF--B.Granger 18 (160), A.Burke 14 (160), K.Hart 8 (97), C.Coronado 21
(174), B.Williams 11 (228), E.Yardley 6 (92), J.Burright 6 (153).
P-S--B.Granger 74-43, A.Burke 58-34, K.Hart 27-20, C.Coronado 87-59,
B.Williams 40-31, E.Yardley 24-17, J.Burright 21-10. 
T--3:04.  A--1076

Weather: 85 Clear
Umpires: Plate Ump - Scott Rice, Field Ump #1 - Byron McClane






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