Posts Tagged: Baseball

Brown sacrifices shaving to appease baseball gods during streak

March 28, 2016

Lots of baseball players are superstitious and Garrett Brown of Anchorage is no different. Things are going so well for the Pacific Lutheran University right-handed pitcher that he refuses to shave his beard. Brown hasn’t allowed a run in the month of March, a scoreless streak that extends 15.2 inning over six relief appearances. Nobody… Read more »

Osborne knocks in game winner, lifts batting average to .406

March 23, 2016

Never mind flirting with .400, Sagan Osborne of Anchorage is straight going steady with the benchmark batting average. The Dickinson State shortstop banged out two more hits today to raise his average to .406 in 27 games this season. Osborne, of Dimond High fame, went 2-for-4 and drove in the game-winning run with a two-out… Read more »

Thompson blasts 12th career HR, most among active Alaskans

March 21, 2016

A year after hitting more home runs than ever before in a college baseball season, Pacific Lutheran University third baseman Tyler Thompson of Anchorage is threatening to hit even more this year. The senior slugger clubbed his fourth homer of the NCAA D3 season over the weekend. He has averaged a home run every six… Read more »

Never mind Way, just call him Win because that’s all he does

March 13, 2016

Never mind Brian Way, his name should be Brian Win because that’s all he does. The Sitka pitcher tossed six innings for Edmonds Community College in a 4-0 win over Pierce College over the weekend, improving to 2-0 in two starts this year and continuing a winning trend as a college pitcher. His teams have… Read more »

Karnos faces No. 5 LSU, picks up first win vs. South Dakota State

March 11, 2016

Sacramento State threw transfer Max Karnos of Anchorage to the wolves right off the bat, starting him on the road against Auburn and No. 5 LSU in his first two appearances. He wouldn’t want it any other way. Karnos came to Sac State for the chance to face NCAA D1 talent and he got his… Read more »

Osborne stays hot for Dickinson State after 5-month break

March 5, 2016

Sagan Osborne of Anchorage was hotter than hot last fall for Dickinson State when he banged out two hits or more in seven of 10 games. Then the winter break came and he didn’t play a game for five months. No matter, Osborne is still hot. The No. 3 hitter went 4-for-7 with a run… Read more »

Ibesate’s walk-off single keeps Jamestown baseball undefeated

February 28, 2016

Juneau’s Lance Ibesate is the reason the Jamestown University baseball team is still undefeated. The senior third baseman delivered a two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning to allow Jamestown to walk off with a 2-1 win over Hastings. He had struck out two of his three previous at-bats, so you know that… Read more »

Allison rises to Seattle Mariners’ front office

February 27, 2016

Growing up in the Mat-Su Valley, Tom Allison was so serious about baseball that he’d bring two mitts with him on high school basketball trips. That ensured he’d have a partner for playing catch. “I was just always trying to throw,” Allison recalled earlier this month by phone from the Phoenix airport. His dedication led… Read more »

Bynum bashes home run in Arizona Western win

February 14, 2016

It doesn’t matter where you put Scooter Bynum of Fairbanks in the lineup the guy gets it done. Last week he was hitting leadoff. Now he’s in the No. 2 hole. Bynum went 4-for-5 with a double, home run and 3 RBIs as Arizona Western beat Western Nevada 9-5 in JC baseball action. The sophomore… Read more »

Way to return to Bellingham Bells of West Coast League

January 8, 2016

Brian Way of Sitka had so much fun last summer with the Bellingham Bells that the relief pitcher is going back in 2016. The West Coast League baseball team announced that the 21-year-old Alaskan would return – and why not? The big dude dealt last year. The 6-foot-7 right-hander flashed nice numbers with a 4-0… Read more »