Baseball

Lake Stevens senior has passion for calling baseball games

Payne Patchett, the beloved play-by-play voice of the Vikings, has his sights set on an MLB gig.

 

Low turnout forces Mariner to forfeit or postpone 4 games

Players going out of town during spring break forced the moves, and 2 of the 4 will be made up.

 

Baseball season preview: 5 storylines to watch

Five storylines to watch from the local high school baseball scene this spring: 1. Jackson opens as the Wesco 4A favorite. After a district title… Continue reading

Ex-Shorewood star agrees to $50M deal with Tampa Bay

Blake Snell won the American League Cy Young Award last season.

Prep stars of the night for Tuesday, March 12

Jonathan Murphy, Everett baseball Murphy, a senior, drove in the only run of the game in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the… Continue reading

Merchants to be marked men at NBC World Series

Everett returns to Wichita for the tournament this weekend after a stunning run to last year’s final.

Pacific Little League to play in winner-take-all state final

West Seattle handed Pacific its 1st tournament loss, 7-6, Saturday to force Sunday’s clincher.

Edmonds-Woodway grad chasing his dream on the baseball diamond

After not being picked in the MLB draft, Tate Budnick signed with the Milwaukee Brewers organization.

An Alaska state flag decorates the hat of Kyle Knell as he watches his team, the Goldpanners, play the first game of a three-game series against the Everett Merchants at Everett Memorial Stadium on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Tradition-laden Alaska Goldpanners come to Everett

Tom Seaver, Dave Winfield, Bob Boone and Billy Beane. Those are just a few of the players who have passed through the storied… Continue reading

An Alaska state flag decorates the hat of Kyle Knell as he watches his team, the Goldpanners, play the first game of a three-game series against the Everett Merchants at Everett Memorial Stadium on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

M’s lose fifth straight despite 7 RBI night from Cruz

Seattle blew leads of four and five runs on its way to a 14-10 road loss against the Boston Red Sox.

Jackson’s Carter Booth slides safely into third base during a March 15 game in Mill Creek. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2018 All-Area baseball teams

Eds. note: The Player of the Year and All-Area teams were chosen by The Herald sports staff based on coach recommendations, season statistics and first-hand… Continue reading

Jackson’s Carter Booth slides safely into third base during a March 15 game in Mill Creek. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Three-run homer hands Merchants second loss

Kasey Basley’s two-out three-run blast in the bottom of the fifth inning broke up a 1-1 tie, and the Everett Merchants baseball team fell 4-1… Continue reading

UW bats silenced in Game 2 of super regionals

The Huskies mustered just three hits and a run off of Titans starting pitcher Tommy Wilson.

2018 Baseball Player of the Year: Brett Gillis

The Cascade senior reaped the benefits of his offseason preparation.

Terrace falls to Ellensburg in 2A state baseball title game

The Hawks battle hard in the title matchup, but lose 2-1 to finish in 2nd place.

Friday’s prep postseason results

BASEBALL 4A State Tournament At Gesa Stadium, Pasco Friday’s semifinals Richland 11, Federal Way 0 Skyview 3, Wenatchee 1 Saturday’s 3rd-place game Federal Way vs.… Continue reading

Mountlake Terrace baseball team advances to 2A state title game

The Hawks’ pitching led them to a 7-3 win over West Valley (Spokane) in a semifinal game.

E-W baseball suffers crushing defeat in 3A baseball semis

The Warriors fall to Kelso 5-4 on a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 7th inning.

Layne Zuschin catches down Bret Serres in a pickle execise Wednesday afternoon during practice at Mountlake Terrace High School in Mountlake Terrace on May 23, 2018. The Hawks are headed to state for the first time in school history. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Mountlake Terrace baseball team excelling on and off the field

After winning an academic state title, the Hawks will try to claim a title on the diamond as well.

Layne Zuschin catches down Bret Serres in a pickle execise Wednesday afternoon during practice at Mountlake Terrace High School in Mountlake Terrace on May 23, 2018. The Hawks are headed to state for the first time in school history. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)