Errors doom Bears

June 17, 2012 by  

EUGENE, Ore. — A night after the Bears were done in by Eugene’s Clark Murphy, they were done in by — well, mostly themselves. Hampered by 10 walks and four errors, Yakima dropped its second straight game to the Emeralds, 5-2 on Saturday night. The five-game series continues today before the Bears stage their home [...]

6/17/12 Yakima Bears update

June 17, 2012 by  

Next game Opponent: Eugene Emeralds. When, where: 1:05 p.m. today, PK Park, Eugene, Ore. Radio: KUTI (1460). Probable pitchers: Yakima LHP Alexander Carreras (0-0, 0.00) vs. TBA. Click here for box score Click here for standings

Eugene’s Murphy carries Emeralds past Bears in Northwest League opener

June 16, 2012 by  

EUGENE, Ore. — Some baseball games come down to one pitch or one play. For the Bears in their season-opener on Friday night, it came down to one player. Clark Murphy, Eugene’s first baseman, clubbed a walkoff double to cap a Herculean game and give the Emeralds a 6-5 Northwest League victory in 10 innings. [...]

Ready to catch on: Fifth-round pick Ronnie Freeman gets pro start with Yakima Bears

June 14, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — It seems unlikely, if not impossible, that being a catcher could help someone as a hitter. After all, there are physical demands that include squatting for every pitch your team throws every inning, wearing energy-sapping, heat-amplifying gear and taking foul tips off various parts off the anatomy — some protected and some [...]

Back but certainly not bitter

June 13, 2012 by  

All-star credentials aside, Comerota not bummed to be back with Bears|| YAKIMA, Wash. — By virtually all standards, James Anthony Comerota is an intelligent and articulate person. He is well-educated, with multiple degrees from Rice University, and at the ripe old age of 25 seems wise beyond his years. Yet despite his wealth of perspective [...]

Bears roster an experienced group

June 12, 2012 by  

Returning all-star Comerota headlines Yakima’s 2012 team|| YAKIMA, Wash. — It might be a good-news, bad-news thing for Jimmy Comerota, but it’s win-win for the Bears. “I just talked to him,” said general manager K.L. Wombacher on Tuesday, having learned that Yakima’s lone Northwest League all-star from last season is returning. “He’s excited about coming [...]

Yakima Bears will be arriving Tuesday

June 10, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — The 2012 Bears will take a bus ride Tuesday, their first of many this season, when the team motors from Spokane International Airport to Yakima for the coming Northwest League season. The squad will fly to Spokane from the training center of the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Bears’ major league affiliate, in Scottsdale, [...]

Northwest League: Bears tickets on sale Monday

June 1, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — With the Yakima Bears’ regular season just two weeks away, fans can start locking in their summer plans at Yakima County Stadium, with tickets for the 2012 season going on sale Monday, starting at 10 a.m. Advance tickets, which start at $4.50 for children, seniors and military personnel, and top out at [...]

Sounders’ Russell, Pulse motivated by competition

May 6, 2012 by  

Former Valley players making their case with Sounders Women || YAKIMA, Wash. — When an athlete has put in their time and paid their dues, there can be more than a little disappointment when new players arrive, potentially sending them to the bench. Beth Russell and Tafara Pulse find themselves in such a situation with [...]

Bears hope to become fiscally fit in Yakima

May 5, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Among the factors that can’t be overemphasized regarding the Bears future here is that their game is a business. The Northwest League franchise doesn’t want to make money just for the sake of it. Like any other financial endeavor, it has to. So it seemed more than coincidence that a recent interview [...]

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