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Lefties can’t crash wedding

Oakley homers off new groom

LEFTIES: Raptors take flight in win over Port Angeles

Port Angeles opened its first West Coast League series of the summer with a 10-3 defeat on the road against the high-powered Ridgefield… Continue reading

Former Lefties Damiano Palmegiani, Kevin Kendall and Frankie Scalzo were all drafted by Major League Baseball teams Monday and Tuesday.

LEFTIES: Three former Port Angeles players selected in Major League Baseball draft

Three former Port Angeles Lefties were drafted in the 2021 Major League Baseball draft. Kevin Kendall, who played infield and hit .301 for… Continue reading

Former Lefties Damiano Palmegiani, Kevin Kendall and Frankie Scalzo were all drafted by Major League Baseball teams Monday and Tuesday.
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Members of the Port Angeles Lefties chipped in for four days last week to help build the new Generation II Dream Playground at Erickson Playfield across Race Street from Civic Field. Coach/owner Matt Acker said the players volunteered on their own to help out. "It's something they'll always remember," he said.
From left, are Lefties Takuto Kataoka, Nick Oakley, Justin Miller, Garrett Lake, Kai Staterstrom, Trevor Tishenkel, Tommy Takayoshi, Bryce Matthews, Luke Saunders, Richie Amavizca and Carson Crawford.

LEFTIES: Lefties pitch in to help build Dream Playground

Members of the Port Angeles Lefties chipped in for four days last week to help build the new Generation II Dream Playground at Erickson Playfield… Continue reading

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Members of the Port Angeles Lefties chipped in for four days last week to help build the new Generation II Dream Playground at Erickson Playfield across Race Street from Civic Field. Coach/owner Matt Acker said the players volunteered on their own to help out. "It's something they'll always remember," he said.
From left, are Lefties Takuto Kataoka, Nick Oakley, Justin Miller, Garrett Lake, Kai Staterstrom, Trevor Tishenkel, Tommy Takayoshi, Bryce Matthews, Luke Saunders, Richie Amavizca and Carson Crawford.
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Jeremy Vierra of the Redmond Dudes is safe on a throw to first base Sunday. Playing first base for the Lefties is Nathan Chong of Saint Mary's College of California.

LEFTIES: Port Angeles takes series from Redmond

Port Angeles’ Ethan Flodstrom has a busy weekend for hometown club

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Jeremy Vierra of the Redmond Dudes is safe on a throw to first base Sunday. Playing first base for the Lefties is Nathan Chong of Saint Mary's College of California.
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Lefties pitcher Tatsyua Uemoto throws in the first inning against the Wenatchee Apple Sox on Thursday evening at Port Angeles Civic Field.

LEFTIES: Port Angeles bats go quiet

Port Angeles stranded nine base runners in a 9-0 shutout loss to the Redmond Dudes in the opener of a three-game nonleague… Continue reading

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Lefties pitcher Tatsyua Uemoto throws in the first inning against the Wenatchee Apple Sox on Thursday evening at Port Angeles Civic Field.

LEFTIES: Port Angeles limited to one run against Apple Sox

Stymied by solid pitching efforts and some trouble on the base paths, Port Angeles fell 5-1 to the Wenatchee Apple Sox in… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Port Angeles snaps four-game losing skid with rally past Wenatchee

Port Angeles plated three runs in its final two turns at bat to snap a four-game West Coast League losing streak in… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Port Angeles gets great pitching but can’t score against Bellingham Bells

The Port Angeles Lefties got great pitching from a quartet of pitchers Sunday against Bellingham, but couldn’t generate much offense of their own… Continue reading

WEST COAST LEAGUE: Lefties’ bus and bats break down

After playing a week-long stretch of games in temperatures in the upper 90s and triple digits, Port Angeles suffered through two separate team… Continue reading

Port Angeles Lefties rally to win series over Yakima Pippins

Port Angeles and Yakima engaged in a version of “West Coast League After Dark” Wednesday as the Lefties picked up a 6-3 win… Continue reading

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WEST COAST LEAGUE BASEBALL: Lefties to play on in scorching Yakima

Temperatures of 115 degrees forecast for Tuesday

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Lefties leadoff batter Nick Oakley gets a hit in the first inning Sunday as the Port Angeles club got off to a 5-0 lead in the first inning.

LEFTIES: Bats as hot as the weather

Port Angeles puts up 30 runs in past two games

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Lefties leadoff batter Nick Oakley gets a hit in the first inning Sunday as the Port Angeles club got off to a 5-0 lead in the first inning.
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Lefties second baseman Kai Saterstrom, left, waits with the ball as Highline's Garet Smith tries to extend a single into a double, only to be caught with an out on the way to second base during the first inning on Thursday at Port Angeles Civic Field.

LEFTIES: Port Angeles keeps it rolling

A commanding pitching performance from starter Connor Spears and some timely hitting pushed Port Angeles to a 9-5 win over the Northwest… Continue reading

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Lefties second baseman Kai Saterstrom, left, waits with the ball as Highline's Garet Smith tries to extend a single into a double, only to be caught with an out on the way to second base during the first inning on Thursday at Port Angeles Civic Field.

LEFTIES: Port Angeles scores its fourth straight win

The good times are continuing to roll offensively for the Port Angeles Lefties. Port Angeles earned its fourth-consecutive win with a come-from-behind… Continue reading

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Justin Miller pitches for the Lefties in the first inning against the Highline Bears on Tuesday at Port Angeles Civic Field.

Port Angeles tames Highline Bears

Port Angeles plated 11 or more runs for the third straight game, dispatching the Highline Bears 11-5 Tuesday night in the first… Continue reading

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Justin Miller pitches for the Lefties in the first inning against the Highline Bears on Tuesday at Port Angeles Civic Field.
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PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Former Lefty Matthew Christian named a college baseball All-American

Matt Christian, who starred for the Port Angeles Lefties in 2018 and 2019, was named to the NCAA All-America third team by the… Continue reading

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Richie Amavizca of the Lefties is forced out at  home on a bases loaded infield hit against Driveline on Sunday.

LEFTIES: Bats explode for PA; 30 runs in two wins

The Port Angeles Lefties’ bats erupted over the weekend, scoring 15 runs in a 15-12 win over Driveline on Saturday and another… Continue reading

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Richie Amavizca of the Lefties is forced out at  home on a bases loaded infield hit against Driveline on Sunday.
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Lefties third baseman Ricardo Amavizca leaps up for the ball as Driveline's Thomas Rudinsky slides into base during the third inning on Friday night at Port Angeles Civic Field.
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Lefties third baseman Ricardo Amavizca leaps up for the ball as Driveline's Thomas Rudinsky slides into base during the third inning on Friday night at Port Angeles Civic Field.