Bastendorff Poised for Big Season

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – An uptick in confidence helped pitcher Nolan Bastendorff really take off for the Crater Comets last year. It was an uptick in confidence despite an uptick in velocity, but Bastendorff refused to let his average fastball hold him back. “I really think he was maturing,” Crater head coach Jay Campbell said, … Continue reading »

Former Beaver Hired to Rogues Staff

Courtesy: Medford Rogues Baseball Club MEDFORD, Ore.  –  The Medford Rogues today announced an addition to the 2014 coaching staff. Joining the Rogues coaching staff is Ashland native Max Gordon. Gordon will be joining the Rogues coaching staff as baseball operations manager after finishing his playing career for the Oregon State Beavers. Gordon lettered three years … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete – Jacob Acree

MEDFORD, Ore. – Kids tend to ask a lot of questions, and Jacob Acree’s inquisitive mind is a big reason he’s one of the best at his sport. “Along with two of his brothers, he used to be the batboy for the Southern Oregon Riverdawgs,” his father Steve Acree said. “What Jacob would like to … Continue reading »

Bohn, Shipley Excelling in Class A

MEDFORD, Ore. – Two former Southern Oregon baseball stars are putting summer slumps behind them and streaking in the minor leagues. Former Phoenix Pirate Justin Bohn is currently playing for the Miami Marlins’ Class A affiliate, Greensboro Grasshoppers. After hitting only .177 with the Marlins’ short season affiliate, Bohn is now batting .345 with two … Continue reading »

Rogues Inch Closer to Playoffs

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Rogues played a non-league doubleheader on Saturday, but the outcome mattered less than a game being played four hours away. The Walla Walla Sweets beat the Bend Elks 5-3 sending Bend to its fifth consecutive loss. The Elks’ losing streak helps Medford as the Rogues move within 0.5 games of … Continue reading »

GP Blows Late Lead, Loses in Title Game

MEDFORD, Ore. – If the Grants Pass Nuggets could take away the bottom of the 8th inning, they would have likely forced a winner-take-all championship game against the Post 58 Canyon Crushers. Unfortunately for the Nuggets, that 8th inning is in the books. Much like the rest of the AAA American Legion State Tournament, GP … Continue reading »

Nuggets Outlast Dirtbags

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Grants Pass Nuggets fought off elimination for the second day in a row. The Nuggets knocked the Salem Post 20 Dirtbags out of the American Legion State Tournament with a 7-3 win. The Nuggets and Dirtbags were tied 3-3 in the top of the 9th, but Grants Pass scored four runs. … Continue reading »

Nuggets Clip Barbers to Stay Alive

  MEDFORD, Ore. – The Grants Pass Nuggets faced extra innings for the second day in a row at the AAA American Legion State Tournament, but on Friday the Nuggets finished on top. Grants Pass trailed the Portland Barbers 3-0 in the 4th inning, but GP continued to chip away at the lead until ultimately … Continue reading »

Smoke, Cowlitz Can’t Slow Down Rogues

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Rogues rode the left arm of Mac Acker to a 5-2 win to clinch a sweep over Cowlitz on Monday night. Acker threw eight innings, allowed one earned run and struck out four. Jerad Casper was 2-4 with three RBI’s to lead Medford to its tenth consecutive win at home. … Continue reading »

Gems, Rogues Keep Pace in WCL South

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Klamath Falls Gems won their fourth consecutive game to maintain their hold on the third spot in the West Coast League South Division. The Gems rode a complete game by Ian Buckles to a 5-1 road win over Kitsap. Meanwhile, the Medford Rogues won their ninth consecutive game at home 9-3 … Continue reading »

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