Sports Update with Randy Adams, Monday, July 22nd

Wynne Broadcasting’s Randy Adams has been covering local Klamath Basin sports for 40 years and is the voice of the Henley Hornets and Mazama Vikings on radio at 106.5 / 1240AM The Winner CBS Sports Radio and 102.5 / 1450AM KFLS. Hear his daily morning show on Sunny 107!

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Baseball’s Seattle Mariner great Edgar Martinez, who used to weigh his bats to make sure of their precision, carefully weighed his words Sunday as he accepted his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

He also gave a quick estimate on his newest prize possession, his Hall of Fame plaque that will now hang with the rest of baseball’s greats for perpetuity.

Martinez carried more than just his new bronze plaque as he stood on stage in front of a huge throng filling the open field outside the Clark Sports Center and delivered a perfect 12-minute speech. He carried also the pride of Mariners fans who flocked across the country to celebrate with him as the 56-year-old finally ended his long journey to the Hall in his 10th and final year of eligibility.

In a season that was expected to feature more downs than ups, the Seattle Mariners anticipated that they would likely see more highs than lows from their most significant offseason acquisition.

But Yusei Kikuchi appeared to still be seeking answers in what’s been a challenging rookie season after Sunday’s 9-3 loss to the Angels, his third in five starts against the division rival this season, as the two clubs concluded their season series with L.A. taking 10 of 19.

The Mariners lost their sixth straight series and for the 15th time in their past 18 games dating back to June 27. They are 27-60 since starting a MLB-best 13-2, for a win percentage of .310 that ranks ahead of only Detroit’s .268 in that stretch.

Willamette Valley hosts Newport, Corvallis is at home against Medford, and Roseburg travels to Hillsboro as the American Legion super regionals start today.

The Klamath Falls Falcons will host the state tournament beginning Saturday at Kiger Stadium. So far, Beaverton, Dallas, and Eugene have earned spots in the tournament.  The Falcons will open against either Corvallis or Medford in the first game.

  (Best of 3)
Monday, July 22 – Wednesday, July 24
(Records going into Super Regional)

Regional A: At Hillsboro (Hare Field)

Roseburg Dr. Stewart’s (Area 4 No. 3) (25-16) at Hillsboro The Barbers (Area 2 No. 2) (28-9)
Game 1: Monday, 7 p.m.
Game 2: Tuesday, 1 p.m.
Game 3 (if necessary): Tuesday following Game 2

Regional B: At Salem (John Lewis Field / Willamette University)

Site B: Lakeridge PABCO Roofers (Area 2 No. 3) (21-12) at Salem Withnell Dodgers (Area 3 No. 2) (27-15)
Game 1: Monday, 6 p.m.
Game 2: Tuesday, 6 p.m.
Game 3 (if necessary): Wednesday, 6 p.m.

Regional C: At Corvallis (Hansen Stadium at Taylor Field / Corvallis High School)

Medford Lithia Dodge Mustangs (Area 4 No. 4) (27-20) at Corvallis Gerding Builders Marketmen (Area 3 No. 3) (27-12)
Game 1: Monday, 5 p.m.
Game 2: Tuesday, 1 p.m.
Game 3 (if necessary): Tuesday following Game 2

Regional D: At Springfield (Hamlin Sports Complex)

Mid-Coast Dungies (Newport) (Area 3 No. 4) (14-19) at Willamette Valley Titans (Springfield) (Area 4 No. 2) (25-13-1)
Game 1: Monday, 5 p.m.
Game 2: Tuesday, 1 p.m.
Game 3 (if necessary): Tuesday following Game 2

(Double-Elimination Bracket)
Saturday, July 27 – Wednesday, July 31
At Klamath Falls (Kiger Stadium)

Tournament teams (record entering tournament)
Eugene Overhead Door Challengers (Area 4 No. 1) (35-12)
Beaverton Post 124 (Area 2 No. 1) (24-8)
Dallas Post 20 Dirtbags (Area 3 No. 1) (29-10)
Klamath Falls Falcons (host team) (6-31)

July 27 – First Round
Game 1: Site A Winner vs. Eugene Overhead Door Challengers
Game 2: Site B Winner vs. Beaverton Post 124
Game 3: Site D Winner vs. Dallas Post 20 Dirtbags 
Game 4: Site C Winner vs. Klamath Falls Falcons
July 28
Game 5: Game 1 loser vs. Game 3 loser (loser eliminated)
Game 6: Game 2 loser vs. Game 4 loser (loser eliminated)
Game 7: Game 1 winner vs. Game 3 winner
Game 8: Game 2 winner vs. Game 4 winner
July 29
Game 9: Game 6 winner vs. Game 7 loser (loser eliminated)
Game 10: Game 5 winner vs. Game 8 loser (loser eliminated)
Game 11: Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner

July 30
Game 12: Game 9 winner vs. Game 11 loser (loser eliminated)
Game 13: Game 10 winner vs. Game 11 winner (loser eliminated if Game 10 winner)

July 31
Game 14: Game 12 winner vs. Game 13 winner (loser out if second loss)
Game 15 (if necessary): Game 14 winner vs. Game 14 loser (if Game 14 loser has 1 loss) or Game 13 loser vs. Game 14 winner (if Game 13 loser was Game 11 winner)
Pairings for Game 12 and Game 13 will not match previous opponents against each other unless absolutely necessary.
If three teams remain after Game 13, the winner of Game 11 automatically draws the bye in Game 14.

Brian Fernandez has been a member of the Portland Timbers for just two and a half months, but he has already made his mark on the Portland-Seattle rivalry in a big way.

Fernandez netted two goals in his first match against the Seattle Sounders on June 12 to hand the Portland Timbers a 2-1 road win over their rivals in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup.

He followed up that performance by scoring twice to lead the Timbers to a 2-1 win over the Sounders in front of 50,072 fans in an MLS regular season game at CenturyLink Field Sunday.

MLB Scores (from Sunday, July 21)

Milwaukee Brewers7Final
Arizona Diamondbacks4
WFreddy Peralta (4-3)
LYoan Lopez (1-4)
SJosh Hader (22)
Washington Nationals1Final
Atlanta Braves7
WKevin Gausman (3-5)
LJoe Ross (0-2)
Boston Red Sox0Final
Baltimore Orioles5
WAsher Wojciechowski (1-3)
LAndrew Cashner (9-5)
San Diego Padres5Final
Chicago Cubs1
WCal Quantrill (3-2)
LKyle Hendricks (7-8)
St. Louis Cardinals3Final
Cincinnati Reds1
WGiovanny Gallegos (2-1)
LAnthony DeSclafani (5-5)
SCarlos Martinez (8)
Kansas City Royals4Final
Cleveland Indians5
WZach Plesac (4-3)
LGlenn Sparkman (3-6)
SBrad Hand (27)
Toronto Blue Jays3Final
Detroit Tigers4(10)
WNick Ramirez (5-3)
LTim Mayza (0-1)
Texas Rangers3Final
Houston Astros5
WRogelio Armenteros (1-0)
LLance Lynn (12-6)
SRoberto Osuna (22)
Miami Marlins0Final
Los Angeles Dodgers9
WWalker Buehler (9-1)
LJordan Yamamoto (4-1)
Oakland Athletics6Final
Minnesota Twins7
WKohl Stewart (2-1)
LLiam Hendriks (4-1)
Colorado Rockies8Final
New York Yankees4
WGerman Marquez (9-5)
LJames Paxton (5-5)
Philadelphia Phillies2Final
Pittsburgh Pirates1(11)
WRanger Suarez (3-0)
LChris Stratton (1-3)
Los Angeles Angels9Final
Seattle Mariners3
WDillon Peters (2-0)
LYusei Kikuchi (4-7)
New York Mets2Final
San Francisco Giants3(12)
WTrevor Gott (6-0)
LRobert Gsellman (1-2)
Chicago White Sox2Final
Tampa Bay Rays4
WBlake Snell (6-7)
LDylan Cease (1-2)
SAdam Kolarek (1)

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