The Medford Rogues' six-game winning streak ended with a 3-2 loss to the Wenatchee AppleSox at Harry & David Field on Sunday. Despite the defeat, Medford (6-3) remains in first place in the West Coast League South standings.
Medford starter Brandon Erickson (1-1) went six innings, giving up two earned runs, six hits and three walks and striking out three.
Yuto Kata finished 2-for-4 with an RBI and Adonis Morrison — making his Rogues debut — was 2-for-3 with a run scored.
Michael McCann went 3-for-4 with two RBIs for the AppleSox, which took a 3-1 lead in the fifth.
The two teams finish their three-game series at noon today.
Wenatchee 100 110 000 — 3 8 0
Medford 001 001 000 — 2 6 1
Buckles, LeBrun (7) and Esposito; Erickson, Forsythe (7), Quarterley (8) and Morgan. W — Buckles. L — Erickson (1-1). 2B — W: Jackson; M: Morrison.
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MUSTANGS 6, CRUSHERS 2 — At Salem, Jared Evans homered, Austin Zavala hit a two-run double and the Mustangs beat the defending state champion Canyon Crushers of Salem at the Willamette Classic.
Evans, who went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, hit a deep solo shot to left field with two outs in the fifth inning.
Medford scored four runs in the top of the second inning, highlighted by Zavala's hit.
Steen Fredrickson picked up the win in relief, allowing two hits, no runs and no walks and striking out four in 41/3 innings.
The Mustangs (4-2) open Area 4 play on Tuesday when they host Springfield in a doubleheader at 5 p.m. at Harry & David Field.
Medford 040 010 010 — 6 6 2
Salem 100 100 000 — 2 5 0
Hoff, Fredrickson (4), Westfall (9) and Glick; Morgan, Camacho (7) and Cock. W — Fredrickson (1-0). L — Morgan. 2B — M: Zavala; S: Klampe, Gates, Byers. HR — M: Evans (1).