Audio Wrap-Up: Corvallis comeback hurts Gems playoff hopes

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KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A 6-1 lead entering the eighth inning wasn’t enough Tuesday night at Kiger Stadium, as the Corvallis nights made a late-inning rally to beat the Klamath Falls Gems 7-6.

Mike Garrard explains what the Gems need now to make the playoffs:

Next up: Gems vs Corvallis | 7:05 p.m. – August 8 – Kiger Stadium | (6:30 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend)

Other West Coast League Games – Tuesday

Cowlitz 3, Bend 2
Bellingham 3, Walla Walla 2 – 10 inn.
Wenatchee 10, Kitsap 4

Wednesday Games

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

West Coast League Standings
(from WCCBL.com)

East Division W L PCT GB STREAK LAST 10
Wenatchee AppleSox 35 17 0.673 - 2W 8-2
Bellingham Bells 32 20 0.615 3 2W 6-4
Kelowna Falcons 28 26 0.519 8 2L 3-7
Walla Walla Sweets 22 30 0.423 13 2L 4-6
West Division W L PCT GB STREAK LAST 10
Corvallis Knights 31 21 0.596 - 6W 8-2
Cowlitz Black Bears 25 27 0.481 6 2W 5-5
Klamath Falls Gems 25 27 0.481 6 2L 4-6
Bend Elks 23 29 0.442 8 1L 3-7
Kitsap BlueJackets 14 38 0.269 17 3L 4-6

Box Score – Corvallis 7, Klamath Falls 6

GAME DATE: 08/07/2012
Corvallis Knights  7 AT Klamath Falls Gems  6

                                 YTD                                   YTD
Corvallis          AB  R  H BI   AVG  Klamath            AB  R  H BI   AVG
N.Roberts SS        4  1  2  2  .240  P.Miles 2B          2  1  0  1  .319
M.Gallegos 2B,LF    5  2  2  1  .324  J.Rowe CF           5  1  1  1  .192
C.Whalen 3B         5  1  1  0  .272  J.Wong 1B           5  1  3  0  .369
N.Torres 1B,RF      5  1  4  0  .276  A.Byler DH          5  0  1  2  .321
A.Michaels RF       4  0  0  0  .221  T.Smith SS          5  0  2  1  .375
 G.Mahle PH         1  0  0  0  .336  G.Velazquez RF      4  0  0  0  .314
 K.Hart LF,PR       0  0  0  0  .000  C.George 3B         5  2  2  0  .263
N.Esposito DH       5  0  1  0  .246  C.Barnett C         2  1  1  0  .208
C.Rabago C          4  2  1  0  .184  N.Rulli LF          4  0  2  0  .293
A.Foulon 2B         1  0  0  0  .250       
 C.Hofmann CF,PH    1  0  0  0  .291       
M.Nylen CF          2  0  0  0  .221       
 A.Barr 1B,PH       1  0  0  0  .295       
                   38  7 11  3                           37  6 12  5

Corvallis            0 0 0   0 1 0   0 1 5 -  7 11  4
Klamath              0 0 4   1 0 1   0 0 0 -  6 12  4
2B--N.Roberts (5), T.Smith (5), N.Rulli (5). RBI--N.Roberts  2 (13),
M.Gallegos (18), P.Miles (26), J.Rowe (3), A.Byler  2 (34), T.Smith (6).
HP--N.Roberts (5). SH--M.Nylen (0), P.Miles (0), C.Barnett 2 (0).
SB--N.Rulli (4). CS--G.Velazquez (5). E--N.Roberts 2 (5), C.Whalen (14),
A.Foulon (3), J.Wong (7), T.Smith (4), C.Barnett (3), B.Williams (2). 
LOB--Corvallis 8, Klamath 10. DP--A. Foulon(2B) - N. Roberts(SS) - N.
Torres(1B), P. Miles(2B) - T. Smith(SS) - J. Wong(1B), P. Miles(2B) - J.
Wong(1B). 
                                                                YTD
                                 IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR     ERA
 Corvallis
M.Beatty                        4.2   7   5   5   2   1   0    4.02
B.Jackson (W,2-0)               3.1   3   1   0   1   2   0    5.17
T.Starr (S,3)                   1.0   2   0   0   0   1   0    2.25
                                9    12   6   5   3   4   0
 Klamath
M.Merten                        6.0   5   1   1   2   2   0    2.36
B.Williams                      2.0   2   1   0   0   2   0    4.09
N.Bunch (L,1-3)                 0.2   4   5   4   0   2   0    4.91
B.Clough                        0.0   0   0   0   0   1   0    3.78
E.Yardley                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0    5.14
                                9    11   7   5   2   7   0
WP--M.Beatty (1), T.Starr 2 (3), N.Bunch (7), B.Clough 3 (6).
PB--C.Barnett. HB--M.Merten (4). SO--A.Michaels 2, G.Mahle, C.Rabago,
A.Foulon, M.Nylen, A.Barr, P.Miles, J.Wong, C.George 2. BB--A.Foulon 2,
P.Miles 2, G.Velazquez. BF--M.Beatty 24 (171), B.Jackson 14 (74), T.Starr 5
(82), M.Merten 25 (209), B.Williams 8 (236), N.Bunch 7 (243), B.Clough
(238), E.Yardley (93). P-S--M.Beatty 91-52, B.Jackson 47-24, T.Starr 16-10,
M.Merten 97-55, B.Williams 28-18, N.Bunch 23-16, B.Clough 7-5, E.Yardley
4-3. 
T--2:48.  A--1142

Weather: 80 Clear
Umpires: Plate Ump - Byron McClane, Field Ump #1 - Scott Rice






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