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November 30, 1999

Happy Thursday/Friday, everyone, from the home of your 2016 West Coast League champions!

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Alum Mitch Haniger (2010) of the Seattle Mariners is off to a great start this season, his first in the Pacific Northwest. The Cal Poly product, obtained in an offseason trade with Arizona, is hitting 323 (20-62) with a .432 on-base percentage, and a .597 slugging percentage with five doubles, four homers, 11 walks, 15 runs scored and 15 RBIs.

Here is more on Mitch, from reporter John Trupin of SB Nation website.

And here is even more, from reporter Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times newspaper.

Congrats to Mitch, who is helping to make the Mariners exciting again.

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The Knights have signed incoming Oregon State freshmen catcher Troy Claunch and outfielder Kevin Watson Jr. for the 2017 season, continuing a long and successful arrangement with the Beavers.

Claunch is a senior at Vacaville High School in Vacaville, Calif. Watson Jr. is a senior at Beaverton High School.

A 6-foot, 185-pounder who bats and throws right-handed, Claunch is a four-year letterman at Vacaville HS. He played for the Athletics in the 2016 Area Code Games and is rated as the nationís No. 214 high school prospect by Perfect Game.

He was first-team all-league in 2016, when he hit .316, with five doubles, one triple and 21 RBIs. He hit .489, with eight doubles, two triples, one home run and 29 RBIs as a junior and .421, with six doubles, two homers and 10 RBIs, as a freshman.

Watson is a 6-2, 180-pounder who bats left and throw right. A four-year letterwinner for the Beavers, he is rated as Oregon's No. 3 prep prospect by Baseball Northwest.

He was second-team 6A all-state and first-team all-Metro League in 2016, when he hit .314, with six doubles, six triples, 12 RBIs and 13 stolen bases. He hit .351 as a sophomore in 2015, with 11 doubles, one triple, 14 RBIs and four stolen bases.

His father, Kevin Watson Sr., played for OSU coach Pat Casey at George Fox University, and then played three seasons in the San Francisco Giants' organization.

Current Beavers Nick Madrigal and Adley Rutschman played with the Knights before their freshmen years at OSU. So did former Pac-12 all-star catchers Jake Rodriguez, and Andrew Susac, and pitcher Kevin Flemer, a key member of our 2013 WCL champions.

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Time for our weekly update on the current stats of our incoming Knights. We do the position players on Friday, and the pitchers on Tuesday. All stats are through Wednesday's games.

EMILIO ALCANTAR: The outfielder from Lewis-Clark State, a three-year Knight is hitting .333 (17-51) in 29 games, with no homers and seven RBIs.

ANDREW BARRERA: The Concordia infielder is hitting .198 (20-101) in 29 games, with two homers and eight RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

JACOB BOCKELIE: The Pacific Lutheran catcher is hitting .299 (29-97) in 30 games, with two homers and 15 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

HENRY CHANEY: The Portland outfielder is hitting .111 (1-9) in four games, with no homers or RBIs.

JACE DUTY: The Chemeketa CC catcher is hitting .305 (29-95) in 27 games, with two homers and 17 RBIs.

KYLE ESQUERRA: The George Fox infielder is hitting .240 (25-104) in 30 games, with no homers and 10 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

MATT KELLY: The Portland infielder, a returnee from 2016, is hitting .319 (44-138) in 36 games, with a homer and nine RBIs.

JACK KUZMA: The Cal Poly infielder is hitting .167 (5-30) in 19 games, with no homers and two RBIs.

TYLER MALONE: The Oregon State infielder is hitting .235 (4-17) in 11 games, with no homers and two RBIs.

GABE MATTHEWS: The Oregon infielder is hitting .281 (27-96) in 29 games, with a homer and 16 RBIs.

KODY MATTHEWS: The Marshall outfielder has not played this year. He is a 10-day signee.

BRADY REDIGER: The Linfield infielder is hitting .380 (54-142) in 32 games, with a homer and 15 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

DILLAN SCHRUM: The Nevada infielder is hitting .240 (12-50) in 23 games, with a homer and 10 RBIs.

GAVIN SPEEGLE: The George Fox catcher is hitting 304 (7-23), with no homers and two RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

ZAK TAYLOR: The Oregon State catcher/first baseman, a returnee from 2016, is hitting .227 (10-44) in 21 games, with no homers and six RBIs.

TAYLOR TRAVESS: The Oregon outfielder, a three-year Knight, is hitting .263 (10-38) in 22 games, with no homers and five RBIs.

TYLER VILLAROMAN: The San Francisco outfielder hitting .188 (12-64) in 35 games, with no homers and eight RBIs.

LUKE WILKINSON: The Northwest Missouri State infielder is hitting .190 (4-21) in 13 games, with no homers or RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

ELLIOT WILLY: The Oregon State outfielder is redshirting and has not played yet.

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Greenville (A South Atlantic, Red Sox) reliever Stephen Nogosek (2013) threw two scoreless innings and had three strikeouts to earn his third save in a 4-2 victory over Lexington on Wednesday night to earn Corvallis Knights Minor League Player of the Day honors. He played at Oregon.

Honorable mention goes to:

* Winston-Salem (A Carolina, White Sox) pitcher Max Beatty (2010-12) had six strikeouts, allowed three runs and got a non-decision in a 5-4 loss to Frederick. Max played at Pacific Lutheran.

* Jacksonville (AA Southern, Marlins) DH Taylor Ard (2009) was 2-for-4 with an RBI in a 7-5 loss to Pensacola. He played at Mt. Hood CC and Washington State.

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Remember, 2017 season tickets are now on sale. To check out your many options and to purchase a season-ticket package, please click here.

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That's all for today. Have a great weekend, and we will see you again on Tuesday.


Arizona Fall League update

November 30, 1999

Happy Tuesday, everyone, from the home of your 2016 West Coast League champions!

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Time to update the stats of our alums in the Arizona Fall League:

* DANNY HAYES (2009, Glendale): The first baseman, who played for Charlotte (White Sox) in the triple-A International League in 2016, is hitting .194 (6-31) in nine games, with a homer and one RBI. He played at Oregon State.

* TREVOR FRANK (2012, Mesa): The right-handed pitcher, who played for Lynchburg (Cleveland) in the advanced-A Carolina League in 2016, is 1-0, 15.45 in four games, with one strikeout in 2.1 innings. He played at UC-Riverside.

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Some news from around the WCL:

Walla Walla general manager Katie Biagi has resigned. Her last official day will be October 31.

A graduate of Whitman College, first joined the Sweets during their inaugural 2010 season, as a member of the game-day staff. She was promoted in the fall of 2010 to manage the Sweets Shoppe on Main Street, starting her ascent to a senior leadership position with the team.

In subsequent years, she received promotions to director of operations, director of marketing, and finally was named general manager in the fall of 2013, replacing team president Zachary Fraser, who was in the process of starting parent company Pacific Baseball Venture's (PBV) second club in the West Coast League, the Yakima Valley Pippins.

Fraser will re-assume general manager responsibilities for the Sweets in addition to his role as president of PBV. He will work with the teamís board of directors to establish a long-term plan for the role past the 2017 season.

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The Clinton LumberKings (A Midwest, Mariners) have named Erik Oas as their new "Radio Voice" for the 2017 season.

Oas, 26, will serve as the team's Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations. The San Diego native comes to Clinton following a stint with the Kannapolis Intimidators, the Chicago White Sox Class A affiliate in the South Atlantic League, where he served as their Broadcast/Media Relations Assistant during the 2016 season.

He graduated from San Jose State in May 2013, then spent 2014 and 2015 in the WCL as the Director of Broadcast and Media Relations for the Klamath Falls Gems (2014) and Bellingham Bells (2015).

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Things are pretty slow on the Knights front right now, so that is all for today. Have a great weekend, go Beavers, and we will see you on Tuesday!


November 30, 1999

Happy Thursday/Friday, everyone, from the home of your 2016 West Coast League champions!

----------------------------

Alum Mitch Haniger (2010) of the Seattle Mariners is off to a great start this season, his first in the Pacific Northwest. The Cal Poly product, obtained in an offseason trade with Arizona, is hitting 323 (20-62) with a .432 on-base percentage, and a .597 slugging percentage with five doubles, four homers, 11 walks, 15 runs scored and 15 RBIs.

Here is more on Mitch, from reporter John Trupin of SB Nation website.

And here is even more, from reporter Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times newspaper.

Congrats to Mitch, who is helping to make the Mariners exciting again.

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The Knights have signed incoming Oregon State freshmen catcher Troy Claunch and outfielder Kevin Watson Jr. for the 2017 season, continuing a long and successful arrangement with the Beavers.

Claunch is a senior at Vacaville High School in Vacaville, Calif. Watson Jr. is a senior at Beaverton High School.

A 6-foot, 185-pounder who bats and throws right-handed, Claunch is a four-year letterman at Vacaville HS. He played for the Athletics in the 2016 Area Code Games and is rated as the nationís No. 214 high school prospect by Perfect Game.

He was first-team all-league in 2016, when he hit .316, with five doubles, one triple and 21 RBIs. He hit .489, with eight doubles, two triples, one home run and 29 RBIs as a junior and .421, with six doubles, two homers and 10 RBIs, as a freshman.

Watson is a 6-2, 180-pounder who bats left and throw right. A four-year letterwinner for the Beavers, he is rated as Oregon's No. 3 prep prospect by Baseball Northwest.

He was second-team 6A all-state and first-team all-Metro League in 2016, when he hit .314, with six doubles, six triples, 12 RBIs and 13 stolen bases. He hit .351 as a sophomore in 2015, with 11 doubles, one triple, 14 RBIs and four stolen bases.

His father, Kevin Watson Sr., played for OSU coach Pat Casey at George Fox University, and then played three seasons in the San Francisco Giants' organization.

Current Beavers Nick Madrigal and Adley Rutschman played with the Knights before their freshmen years at OSU. So did former Pac-12 all-star catchers Jake Rodriguez, and Andrew Susac, and pitcher Kevin Flemer, a key member of our 2013 WCL champions.

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Time for our weekly update on the current stats of our incoming Knights. We do the position players on Friday, and the pitchers on Tuesday. All stats are through Wednesday's games.

EMILIO ALCANTAR: The outfielder from Lewis-Clark State, a three-year Knight is hitting .333 (17-51) in 29 games, with no homers and seven RBIs.

ANDREW BARRERA: The Concordia infielder is hitting .198 (20-101) in 29 games, with two homers and eight RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

JACOB BOCKELIE: The Pacific Lutheran catcher is hitting .299 (29-97) in 30 games, with two homers and 15 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

HENRY CHANEY: The Portland outfielder is hitting .111 (1-9) in four games, with no homers or RBIs.

JACE DUTY: The Chemeketa CC catcher is hitting .305 (29-95) in 27 games, with two homers and 17 RBIs.

KYLE ESQUERRA: The George Fox infielder is hitting .240 (25-104) in 30 games, with no homers and 10 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

MATT KELLY: The Portland infielder, a returnee from 2016, is hitting .319 (44-138) in 36 games, with a homer and nine RBIs.

JACK KUZMA: The Cal Poly infielder is hitting .167 (5-30) in 19 games, with no homers and two RBIs.

TYLER MALONE: The Oregon State infielder is hitting .235 (4-17) in 11 games, with no homers and two RBIs.

GABE MATTHEWS: The Oregon infielder is hitting .281 (27-96) in 29 games, with a homer and 16 RBIs.

KODY MATTHEWS: The Marshall outfielder has not played this year. He is a 10-day signee.

BRADY REDIGER: The Linfield infielder is hitting .380 (54-142) in 32 games, with a homer and 15 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

DILLAN SCHRUM: The Nevada infielder is hitting .240 (12-50) in 23 games, with a homer and 10 RBIs.

GAVIN SPEEGLE: The George Fox catcher is hitting 304 (7-23), with no homers and two RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

ZAK TAYLOR: The Oregon State catcher/first baseman, a returnee from 2016, is hitting .227 (10-44) in 21 games, with no homers and six RBIs.

TAYLOR TRAVESS: The Oregon outfielder, a three-year Knight, is hitting .263 (10-38) in 22 games, with no homers and five RBIs.

TYLER VILLAROMAN: The San Francisco outfielder hitting .188 (12-64) in 35 games, with no homers and eight RBIs.

LUKE WILKINSON: The Northwest Missouri State infielder is hitting .190 (4-21) in 13 games, with no homers or RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

ELLIOT WILLY: The Oregon State outfielder is redshirting and has not played yet.

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Greenville (A South Atlantic, Red Sox) reliever Stephen Nogosek (2013) threw two scoreless innings and had three strikeouts to earn his third save in a 4-2 victory over Lexington on Wednesday night to earn Corvallis Knights Minor League Player of the Day honors. He played at Oregon.

Honorable mention goes to:

* Winston-Salem (A Carolina, White Sox) pitcher Max Beatty (2010-12) had six strikeouts, allowed three runs and got a non-decision in a 5-4 loss to Frederick. Max played at Pacific Lutheran.

* Jacksonville (AA Southern, Marlins) DH Taylor Ard (2009) was 2-for-4 with an RBI in a 7-5 loss to Pensacola. He played at Mt. Hood CC and Washington State.

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Remember, 2017 season tickets are now on sale. To check out your many options and to purchase a season-ticket package, please click here.

--------------------------------

That's all for today. Have a great weekend, and we will see you again on Tuesday.


November 30, 1999

Happy Thursday/Friday, everyone, from the home of your 2016 West Coast League champions!

----------------------------

Alum Mitch Haniger (2010) of the Seattle Mariners is off to a great start this season, his first in the Pacific Northwest. The Cal Poly product, obtained in an offseason trade with Arizona, is hitting 323 (20-62) with a .432 on-base percentage, and a .597 slugging percentage with five doubles, four homers, 11 walks, 15 runs scored and 15 RBIs.

Here is more on Mitch, from reporter John Trupin of SB Nation website.

And here is even more, from reporter Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times newspaper.

Congrats to Mitch, who is helping to make the Mariners exciting again.

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The Knights have signed incoming Oregon State freshmen catcher Troy Claunch and outfielder Kevin Watson Jr. for the 2017 season, continuing a long and successful arrangement with the Beavers.

Claunch is a senior at Vacaville High School in Vacaville, Calif. Watson Jr. is a senior at Beaverton High School.

A 6-foot, 185-pounder who bats and throws right-handed, Claunch is a four-year letterman at Vacaville HS. He played for the Athletics in the 2016 Area Code Games and is rated as the nationís No. 214 high school prospect by Perfect Game.

He was first-team all-league in 2016, when he hit .316, with five doubles, one triple and 21 RBIs. He hit .489, with eight doubles, two triples, one home run and 29 RBIs as a junior and .421, with six doubles, two homers and 10 RBIs, as a freshman.

Watson is a 6-2, 180-pounder who bats left and throw right. A four-year letterwinner for the Beavers, he is rated as Oregon's No. 3 prep prospect by Baseball Northwest.

He was second-team 6A all-state and first-team all-Metro League in 2016, when he hit .314, with six doubles, six triples, 12 RBIs and 13 stolen bases. He hit .351 as a sophomore in 2015, with 11 doubles, one triple, 14 RBIs and four stolen bases.

His father, Kevin Watson Sr., played for OSU coach Pat Casey at George Fox University, and then played three seasons in the San Francisco Giants' organization.

Current Beavers Nick Madrigal and Adley Rutschman played with the Knights before their freshmen years at OSU. So did former Pac-12 all-star catchers Jake Rodriguez, and Andrew Susac, and pitcher Kevin Flemer, a key member of our 2013 WCL champions.

------------------------------

Time for our weekly update on the current stats of our incoming Knights. We do the position players on Friday, and the pitchers on Tuesday. All stats are through Wednesday's games.

EMILIO ALCANTAR: The outfielder from Lewis-Clark State, a three-year Knight is hitting .333 (17-51) in 29 games, with no homers and seven RBIs.

ANDREW BARRERA: The Concordia infielder is hitting .198 (20-101) in 29 games, with two homers and eight RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

JACOB BOCKELIE: The Pacific Lutheran catcher is hitting .299 (29-97) in 30 games, with two homers and 15 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

HENRY CHANEY: The Portland outfielder is hitting .111 (1-9) in four games, with no homers or RBIs.

JACE DUTY: The Chemeketa CC catcher is hitting .305 (29-95) in 27 games, with two homers and 17 RBIs.

KYLE ESQUERRA: The George Fox infielder is hitting .240 (25-104) in 30 games, with no homers and 10 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

MATT KELLY: The Portland infielder, a returnee from 2016, is hitting .319 (44-138) in 36 games, with a homer and nine RBIs.

JACK KUZMA: The Cal Poly infielder is hitting .167 (5-30) in 19 games, with no homers and two RBIs.

TYLER MALONE: The Oregon State infielder is hitting .235 (4-17) in 11 games, with no homers and two RBIs.

GABE MATTHEWS: The Oregon infielder is hitting .281 (27-96) in 29 games, with a homer and 16 RBIs.

KODY MATTHEWS: The Marshall outfielder has not played this year. He is a 10-day signee.

BRADY REDIGER: The Linfield infielder is hitting .380 (54-142) in 32 games, with a homer and 15 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

DILLAN SCHRUM: The Nevada infielder is hitting .240 (12-50) in 23 games, with a homer and 10 RBIs.

GAVIN SPEEGLE: The George Fox catcher is hitting 304 (7-23), with no homers and two RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

ZAK TAYLOR: The Oregon State catcher/first baseman, a returnee from 2016, is hitting .227 (10-44) in 21 games, with no homers and six RBIs.

TAYLOR TRAVESS: The Oregon outfielder, a three-year Knight, is hitting .263 (10-38) in 22 games, with no homers and five RBIs.

TYLER VILLAROMAN: The San Francisco outfielder hitting .188 (12-64) in 35 games, with no homers and eight RBIs.

LUKE WILKINSON: The Northwest Missouri State infielder is hitting .190 (4-21) in 13 games, with no homers or RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

ELLIOT WILLY: The Oregon State outfielder is redshirting and has not played yet.

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Greenville (A South Atlantic, Red Sox) reliever Stephen Nogosek (2013) threw two scoreless innings and had three strikeouts to earn his third save in a 4-2 victory over Lexington on Wednesday night to earn Corvallis Knights Minor League Player of the Day honors. He played at Oregon.

Honorable mention goes to:

* Winston-Salem (A Carolina, White Sox) pitcher Max Beatty (2010-12) had six strikeouts, allowed three runs and got a non-decision in a 5-4 loss to Frederick. Max played at Pacific Lutheran.

* Jacksonville (AA Southern, Marlins) DH Taylor Ard (2009) was 2-for-4 with an RBI in a 7-5 loss to Pensacola. He played at Mt. Hood CC and Washington State.

-----------------------------------

Remember, 2017 season tickets are now on sale. To check out your many options and to purchase a season-ticket package, please click here.

--------------------------------

That's all for today. Have a great weekend, and we will see you again on Tuesday.


November 30, 1999

Happy Thursday/Friday, everyone, from the home of your 2016 West Coast League champions!

----------------------------

Alum Mitch Haniger (2010) of the Seattle Mariners is off to a great start this season, his first in the Pacific Northwest. The Cal Poly product, obtained in an offseason trade with Arizona, is hitting 323 (20-62) with a .432 on-base percentage, and a .597 slugging percentage with five doubles, four homers, 11 walks, 15 runs scored and 15 RBIs.

Here is more on Mitch, from reporter John Trupin of SB Nation website.

And here is even more, from reporter Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times newspaper.

Congrats to Mitch, who is helping to make the Mariners exciting again.

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The Knights have signed incoming Oregon State freshmen catcher Troy Claunch and outfielder Kevin Watson Jr. for the 2017 season, continuing a long and successful arrangement with the Beavers.

Claunch is a senior at Vacaville High School in Vacaville, Calif. Watson Jr. is a senior at Beaverton High School.

A 6-foot, 185-pounder who bats and throws right-handed, Claunch is a four-year letterman at Vacaville HS. He played for the Athletics in the 2016 Area Code Games and is rated as the nationís No. 214 high school prospect by Perfect Game.

He was first-team all-league in 2016, when he hit .316, with five doubles, one triple and 21 RBIs. He hit .489, with eight doubles, two triples, one home run and 29 RBIs as a junior and .421, with six doubles, two homers and 10 RBIs, as a freshman.

Watson is a 6-2, 180-pounder who bats left and throw right. A four-year letterwinner for the Beavers, he is rated as Oregon's No. 3 prep prospect by Baseball Northwest.

He was second-team 6A all-state and first-team all-Metro League in 2016, when he hit .314, with six doubles, six triples, 12 RBIs and 13 stolen bases. He hit .351 as a sophomore in 2015, with 11 doubles, one triple, 14 RBIs and four stolen bases.

His father, Kevin Watson Sr., played for OSU coach Pat Casey at George Fox University, and then played three seasons in the San Francisco Giants' organization.

Current Beavers Nick Madrigal and Adley Rutschman played with the Knights before their freshmen years at OSU. So did former Pac-12 all-star catchers Jake Rodriguez, and Andrew Susac, and pitcher Kevin Flemer, a key member of our 2013 WCL champions.

------------------------------

Time for our weekly update on the current stats of our incoming Knights. We do the position players on Friday, and the pitchers on Tuesday. All stats are through Wednesday's games.

EMILIO ALCANTAR: The outfielder from Lewis-Clark State, a three-year Knight is hitting .333 (17-51) in 29 games, with no homers and seven RBIs.

ANDREW BARRERA: The Concordia infielder is hitting .198 (20-101) in 29 games, with two homers and eight RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

JACOB BOCKELIE: The Pacific Lutheran catcher is hitting .299 (29-97) in 30 games, with two homers and 15 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

HENRY CHANEY: The Portland outfielder is hitting .111 (1-9) in four games, with no homers or RBIs.

JACE DUTY: The Chemeketa CC catcher is hitting .305 (29-95) in 27 games, with two homers and 17 RBIs.

KYLE ESQUERRA: The George Fox infielder is hitting .240 (25-104) in 30 games, with no homers and 10 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

MATT KELLY: The Portland infielder, a returnee from 2016, is hitting .319 (44-138) in 36 games, with a homer and nine RBIs.

JACK KUZMA: The Cal Poly infielder is hitting .167 (5-30) in 19 games, with no homers and two RBIs.

TYLER MALONE: The Oregon State infielder is hitting .235 (4-17) in 11 games, with no homers and two RBIs.

GABE MATTHEWS: The Oregon infielder is hitting .281 (27-96) in 29 games, with a homer and 16 RBIs.

KODY MATTHEWS: The Marshall outfielder has not played this year. He is a 10-day signee.

BRADY REDIGER: The Linfield infielder is hitting .380 (54-142) in 32 games, with a homer and 15 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

DILLAN SCHRUM: The Nevada infielder is hitting .240 (12-50) in 23 games, with a homer and 10 RBIs.

GAVIN SPEEGLE: The George Fox catcher is hitting 304 (7-23), with no homers and two RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

ZAK TAYLOR: The Oregon State catcher/first baseman, a returnee from 2016, is hitting .227 (10-44) in 21 games, with no homers and six RBIs.

TAYLOR TRAVESS: The Oregon outfielder, a three-year Knight, is hitting .263 (10-38) in 22 games, with no homers and five RBIs.

TYLER VILLAROMAN: The San Francisco outfielder hitting .188 (12-64) in 35 games, with no homers and eight RBIs.

LUKE WILKINSON: The Northwest Missouri State infielder is hitting .190 (4-21) in 13 games, with no homers or RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

ELLIOT WILLY: The Oregon State outfielder is redshirting and has not played yet.

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Greenville (A South Atlantic, Red Sox) reliever Stephen Nogosek (2013) threw two scoreless innings and had three strikeouts to earn his third save in a 4-2 victory over Lexington on Wednesday night to earn Corvallis Knights Minor League Player of the Day honors. He played at Oregon.

Honorable mention goes to:

* Winston-Salem (A Carolina, White Sox) pitcher Max Beatty (2010-12) had six strikeouts, allowed three runs and got a non-decision in a 5-4 loss to Frederick. Max played at Pacific Lutheran.

* Jacksonville (AA Southern, Marlins) DH Taylor Ard (2009) was 2-for-4 with an RBI in a 7-5 loss to Pensacola. He played at Mt. Hood CC and Washington State.

-----------------------------------

Remember, 2017 season tickets are now on sale. To check out your many options and to purchase a season-ticket package, please click here.

--------------------------------

That's all for today. Have a great weekend, and we will see you again on Tuesday.


November 30, 1999

Happy Thursday/Friday, everyone, from the home of your 2016 West Coast League champions!

----------------------------

Alum Mitch Haniger (2010) of the Seattle Mariners is off to a great start this season, his first in the Pacific Northwest. The Cal Poly product, obtained in an offseason trade with Arizona, is hitting 323 (20-62) with a .432 on-base percentage, and a .597 slugging percentage with five doubles, four homers, 11 walks, 15 runs scored and 15 RBIs.

Here is more on Mitch, from reporter John Trupin of SB Nation website.

And here is even more, from reporter Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times newspaper.

Congrats to Mitch, who is helping to make the Mariners exciting again.

------------------------

The Knights have signed incoming Oregon State freshmen catcher Troy Claunch and outfielder Kevin Watson Jr. for the 2017 season, continuing a long and successful arrangement with the Beavers.

Claunch is a senior at Vacaville High School in Vacaville, Calif. Watson Jr. is a senior at Beaverton High School.

A 6-foot, 185-pounder who bats and throws right-handed, Claunch is a four-year letterman at Vacaville HS. He played for the Athletics in the 2016 Area Code Games and is rated as the nationís No. 214 high school prospect by Perfect Game.

He was first-team all-league in 2016, when he hit .316, with five doubles, one triple and 21 RBIs. He hit .489, with eight doubles, two triples, one home run and 29 RBIs as a junior and .421, with six doubles, two homers and 10 RBIs, as a freshman.

Watson is a 6-2, 180-pounder who bats left and throw right. A four-year letterwinner for the Beavers, he is rated as Oregon's No. 3 prep prospect by Baseball Northwest.

He was second-team 6A all-state and first-team all-Metro League in 2016, when he hit .314, with six doubles, six triples, 12 RBIs and 13 stolen bases. He hit .351 as a sophomore in 2015, with 11 doubles, one triple, 14 RBIs and four stolen bases.

His father, Kevin Watson Sr., played for OSU coach Pat Casey at George Fox University, and then played three seasons in the San Francisco Giants' organization.

Current Beavers Nick Madrigal and Adley Rutschman played with the Knights before their freshmen years at OSU. So did former Pac-12 all-star catchers Jake Rodriguez, and Andrew Susac, and pitcher Kevin Flemer, a key member of our 2013 WCL champions.

------------------------------

Time for our weekly update on the current stats of our incoming Knights. We do the position players on Friday, and the pitchers on Tuesday. All stats are through Wednesday's games.

EMILIO ALCANTAR: The outfielder from Lewis-Clark State, a three-year Knight is hitting .333 (17-51) in 29 games, with no homers and seven RBIs.

ANDREW BARRERA: The Concordia infielder is hitting .198 (20-101) in 29 games, with two homers and eight RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

JACOB BOCKELIE: The Pacific Lutheran catcher is hitting .299 (29-97) in 30 games, with two homers and 15 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

HENRY CHANEY: The Portland outfielder is hitting .111 (1-9) in four games, with no homers or RBIs.

JACE DUTY: The Chemeketa CC catcher is hitting .305 (29-95) in 27 games, with two homers and 17 RBIs.

KYLE ESQUERRA: The George Fox infielder is hitting .240 (25-104) in 30 games, with no homers and 10 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

MATT KELLY: The Portland infielder, a returnee from 2016, is hitting .319 (44-138) in 36 games, with a homer and nine RBIs.

JACK KUZMA: The Cal Poly infielder is hitting .167 (5-30) in 19 games, with no homers and two RBIs.

TYLER MALONE: The Oregon State infielder is hitting .235 (4-17) in 11 games, with no homers and two RBIs.

GABE MATTHEWS: The Oregon infielder is hitting .281 (27-96) in 29 games, with a homer and 16 RBIs.

KODY MATTHEWS: The Marshall outfielder has not played this year. He is a 10-day signee.

BRADY REDIGER: The Linfield infielder is hitting .380 (54-142) in 32 games, with a homer and 15 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

DILLAN SCHRUM: The Nevada infielder is hitting .240 (12-50) in 23 games, with a homer and 10 RBIs.

GAVIN SPEEGLE: The George Fox catcher is hitting 304 (7-23), with no homers and two RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

ZAK TAYLOR: The Oregon State catcher/first baseman, a returnee from 2016, is hitting .227 (10-44) in 21 games, with no homers and six RBIs.

TAYLOR TRAVESS: The Oregon outfielder, a three-year Knight, is hitting .263 (10-38) in 22 games, with no homers and five RBIs.

TYLER VILLAROMAN: The San Francisco outfielder hitting .188 (12-64) in 35 games, with no homers and eight RBIs.

LUKE WILKINSON: The Northwest Missouri State infielder is hitting .190 (4-21) in 13 games, with no homers or RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

ELLIOT WILLY: The Oregon State outfielder is redshirting and has not played yet.

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Greenville (A South Atlantic, Red Sox) reliever Stephen Nogosek (2013) threw two scoreless innings and had three strikeouts to earn his third save in a 4-2 victory over Lexington on Wednesday night to earn Corvallis Knights Minor League Player of the Day honors. He played at Oregon.

Honorable mention goes to:

* Winston-Salem (A Carolina, White Sox) pitcher Max Beatty (2010-12) had six strikeouts, allowed three runs and got a non-decision in a 5-4 loss to Frederick. Max played at Pacific Lutheran.

* Jacksonville (AA Southern, Marlins) DH Taylor Ard (2009) was 2-for-4 with an RBI in a 7-5 loss to Pensacola. He played at Mt. Hood CC and Washington State.

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Remember, 2017 season tickets are now on sale. To check out your many options and to purchase a season-ticket package, please click here.

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That's all for today. Have a great weekend, and we will see you again on Tuesday.


November 30, 1999

Happy Thursday/Friday, everyone, from the home of your 2016 West Coast League champions!

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Alum Mitch Haniger (2010) of the Seattle Mariners is off to a great start this season, his first in the Pacific Northwest. The Cal Poly product, obtained in an offseason trade with Arizona, is hitting 323 (20-62) with a .432 on-base percentage, and a .597 slugging percentage with five doubles, four homers, 11 walks, 15 runs scored and 15 RBIs.

Here is more on Mitch, from reporter John Trupin of SB Nation website.

And here is even more, from reporter Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times newspaper.

Congrats to Mitch, who is helping to make the Mariners exciting again.

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The Knights have signed incoming Oregon State freshmen catcher Troy Claunch and outfielder Kevin Watson Jr. for the 2017 season, continuing a long and successful arrangement with the Beavers.

Claunch is a senior at Vacaville High School in Vacaville, Calif. Watson Jr. is a senior at Beaverton High School.

A 6-foot, 185-pounder who bats and throws right-handed, Claunch is a four-year letterman at Vacaville HS. He played for the Athletics in the 2016 Area Code Games and is rated as the nationís No. 214 high school prospect by Perfect Game.

He was first-team all-league in 2016, when he hit .316, with five doubles, one triple and 21 RBIs. He hit .489, with eight doubles, two triples, one home run and 29 RBIs as a junior and .421, with six doubles, two homers and 10 RBIs, as a freshman.

Watson is a 6-2, 180-pounder who bats left and throw right. A four-year letterwinner for the Beavers, he is rated as Oregon's No. 3 prep prospect by Baseball Northwest.

He was second-team 6A all-state and first-team all-Metro League in 2016, when he hit .314, with six doubles, six triples, 12 RBIs and 13 stolen bases. He hit .351 as a sophomore in 2015, with 11 doubles, one triple, 14 RBIs and four stolen bases.

His father, Kevin Watson Sr., played for OSU coach Pat Casey at George Fox University, and then played three seasons in the San Francisco Giants' organization.

Current Beavers Nick Madrigal and Adley Rutschman played with the Knights before their freshmen years at OSU. So did former Pac-12 all-star catchers Jake Rodriguez, and Andrew Susac, and pitcher Kevin Flemer, a key member of our 2013 WCL champions.

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Time for our weekly update on the current stats of our incoming Knights. We do the position players on Friday, and the pitchers on Tuesday. All stats are through Wednesday's games.

EMILIO ALCANTAR: The outfielder from Lewis-Clark State, a three-year Knight is hitting .333 (17-51) in 29 games, with no homers and seven RBIs.

ANDREW BARRERA: The Concordia infielder is hitting .198 (20-101) in 29 games, with two homers and eight RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

JACOB BOCKELIE: The Pacific Lutheran catcher is hitting .299 (29-97) in 30 games, with two homers and 15 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

HENRY CHANEY: The Portland outfielder is hitting .111 (1-9) in four games, with no homers or RBIs.

JACE DUTY: The Chemeketa CC catcher is hitting .305 (29-95) in 27 games, with two homers and 17 RBIs.

KYLE ESQUERRA: The George Fox infielder is hitting .240 (25-104) in 30 games, with no homers and 10 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

MATT KELLY: The Portland infielder, a returnee from 2016, is hitting .319 (44-138) in 36 games, with a homer and nine RBIs.

JACK KUZMA: The Cal Poly infielder is hitting .167 (5-30) in 19 games, with no homers and two RBIs.

TYLER MALONE: The Oregon State infielder is hitting .235 (4-17) in 11 games, with no homers and two RBIs.

GABE MATTHEWS: The Oregon infielder is hitting .281 (27-96) in 29 games, with a homer and 16 RBIs.

KODY MATTHEWS: The Marshall outfielder has not played this year. He is a 10-day signee.

BRADY REDIGER: The Linfield infielder is hitting .380 (54-142) in 32 games, with a homer and 15 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

DILLAN SCHRUM: The Nevada infielder is hitting .240 (12-50) in 23 games, with a homer and 10 RBIs.

GAVIN SPEEGLE: The George Fox catcher is hitting 304 (7-23), with no homers and two RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

ZAK TAYLOR: The Oregon State catcher/first baseman, a returnee from 2016, is hitting .227 (10-44) in 21 games, with no homers and six RBIs.

TAYLOR TRAVESS: The Oregon outfielder, a three-year Knight, is hitting .263 (10-38) in 22 games, with no homers and five RBIs.

TYLER VILLAROMAN: The San Francisco outfielder hitting .188 (12-64) in 35 games, with no homers and eight RBIs.

LUKE WILKINSON: The Northwest Missouri State infielder is hitting .190 (4-21) in 13 games, with no homers or RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

ELLIOT WILLY: The Oregon State outfielder is redshirting and has not played yet.

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Greenville (A South Atlantic, Red Sox) reliever Stephen Nogosek (2013) threw two scoreless innings and had three strikeouts to earn his third save in a 4-2 victory over Lexington on Wednesday night to earn Corvallis Knights Minor League Player of the Day honors. He played at Oregon.

Honorable mention goes to:

* Winston-Salem (A Carolina, White Sox) pitcher Max Beatty (2010-12) had six strikeouts, allowed three runs and got a non-decision in a 5-4 loss to Frederick. Max played at Pacific Lutheran.

* Jacksonville (AA Southern, Marlins) DH Taylor Ard (2009) was 2-for-4 with an RBI in a 7-5 loss to Pensacola. He played at Mt. Hood CC and Washington State.

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Remember, 2017 season tickets are now on sale. To check out your many options and to purchase a season-ticket package, please click here.

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That's all for today. Have a great weekend, and we will see you again on Tuesday.


November 30, 1999

Happy Thursday/Friday, everyone, from the home of your 2016 West Coast League champions!

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Alum Mitch Haniger (2010) of the Seattle Mariners is off to a great start this season, his first in the Pacific Northwest. The Cal Poly product, obtained in an offseason trade with Arizona, is hitting 323 (20-62) with a .432 on-base percentage, and a .597 slugging percentage with five doubles, four homers, 11 walks, 15 runs scored and 15 RBIs.

Here is more on Mitch, from reporter John Trupin of SB Nation website.

And here is even more, from reporter Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times newspaper.

Congrats to Mitch, who is helping to make the Mariners exciting again.

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The Knights have signed incoming Oregon State freshmen catcher Troy Claunch and outfielder Kevin Watson Jr. for the 2017 season, continuing a long and successful arrangement with the Beavers.

Claunch is a senior at Vacaville High School in Vacaville, Calif. Watson Jr. is a senior at Beaverton High School.

A 6-foot, 185-pounder who bats and throws right-handed, Claunch is a four-year letterman at Vacaville HS. He played for the Athletics in the 2016 Area Code Games and is rated as the nationís No. 214 high school prospect by Perfect Game.

He was first-team all-league in 2016, when he hit .316, with five doubles, one triple and 21 RBIs. He hit .489, with eight doubles, two triples, one home run and 29 RBIs as a junior and .421, with six doubles, two homers and 10 RBIs, as a freshman.

Watson is a 6-2, 180-pounder who bats left and throw right. A four-year letterwinner for the Beavers, he is rated as Oregon's No. 3 prep prospect by Baseball Northwest.

He was second-team 6A all-state and first-team all-Metro League in 2016, when he hit .314, with six doubles, six triples, 12 RBIs and 13 stolen bases. He hit .351 as a sophomore in 2015, with 11 doubles, one triple, 14 RBIs and four stolen bases.

His father, Kevin Watson Sr., played for OSU coach Pat Casey at George Fox University, and then played three seasons in the San Francisco Giants' organization.

Current Beavers Nick Madrigal and Adley Rutschman played with the Knights before their freshmen years at OSU. So did former Pac-12 all-star catchers Jake Rodriguez, and Andrew Susac, and pitcher Kevin Flemer, a key member of our 2013 WCL champions.

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Time for our weekly update on the current stats of our incoming Knights. We do the position players on Friday, and the pitchers on Tuesday. All stats are through Wednesday's games.

EMILIO ALCANTAR: The outfielder from Lewis-Clark State, a three-year Knight is hitting .333 (17-51) in 29 games, with no homers and seven RBIs.

ANDREW BARRERA: The Concordia infielder is hitting .198 (20-101) in 29 games, with two homers and eight RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

JACOB BOCKELIE: The Pacific Lutheran catcher is hitting .299 (29-97) in 30 games, with two homers and 15 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

HENRY CHANEY: The Portland outfielder is hitting .111 (1-9) in four games, with no homers or RBIs.

JACE DUTY: The Chemeketa CC catcher is hitting .305 (29-95) in 27 games, with two homers and 17 RBIs.

KYLE ESQUERRA: The George Fox infielder is hitting .240 (25-104) in 30 games, with no homers and 10 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

MATT KELLY: The Portland infielder, a returnee from 2016, is hitting .319 (44-138) in 36 games, with a homer and nine RBIs.

JACK KUZMA: The Cal Poly infielder is hitting .167 (5-30) in 19 games, with no homers and two RBIs.

TYLER MALONE: The Oregon State infielder is hitting .235 (4-17) in 11 games, with no homers and two RBIs.

GABE MATTHEWS: The Oregon infielder is hitting .281 (27-96) in 29 games, with a homer and 16 RBIs.

KODY MATTHEWS: The Marshall outfielder has not played this year. He is a 10-day signee.

BRADY REDIGER: The Linfield infielder is hitting .380 (54-142) in 32 games, with a homer and 15 RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

DILLAN SCHRUM: The Nevada infielder is hitting .240 (12-50) in 23 games, with a homer and 10 RBIs.

GAVIN SPEEGLE: The George Fox catcher is hitting 304 (7-23), with no homers and two RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

ZAK TAYLOR: The Oregon State catcher/first baseman, a returnee from 2016, is hitting .227 (10-44) in 21 games, with no homers and six RBIs.

TAYLOR TRAVESS: The Oregon outfielder, a three-year Knight, is hitting .263 (10-38) in 22 games, with no homers and five RBIs.

TYLER VILLAROMAN: The San Francisco outfielder hitting .188 (12-64) in 35 games, with no homers and eight RBIs.

LUKE WILKINSON: The Northwest Missouri State infielder is hitting .190 (4-21) in 13 games, with no homers or RBIs. He is a 10-day signee.

ELLIOT WILLY: The Oregon State outfielder is redshirting and has not played yet.

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Greenville (A South Atlantic, Red Sox) reliever Stephen Nogosek (2013) threw two scoreless innings and had three strikeouts to earn his third save in a 4-2 victory over Lexington on Wednesday night to earn Corvallis Knights Minor League Player of the Day honors. He played at Oregon.

Honorable mention goes to:

* Winston-Salem (A Carolina, White Sox) pitcher Max Beatty (2010-12) had six strikeouts, allowed three runs and got a non-decision in a 5-4 loss to Frederick. Max played at Pacific Lutheran.

* Jacksonville (AA Southern, Marlins) DH Taylor Ard (2009) was 2-for-4 with an RBI in a 7-5 loss to Pensacola. He played at Mt. Hood CC and Washington State.

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Remember, 2017 season tickets are now on sale. To check out your many options and to purchase a season-ticket package, please click here.

--------------------------------

That's all for today. Have a great weekend, and we will see you again on Tuesday.