While it seemingly took forever for former Seattle Mariners great Edgar Martinez to finally be elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, it was even longer than that when Gar paid a visit to Yakima the summer following his retirement from baseball.
As new field manager Scott Servais met with the local press today, the Seattle Mariners announced the hiring of Prosser-born Mel Stottlemyre, Jr. as the club's new pitching coach entering the 2016 season.
If you've listened to my (alleged) show for any time at all, then you most likely know for that the last 15-plus years, I moonlight in the summer as the P.A. announcer/D.J. for the Yakima Bears at County Stadium.
The job requires not only announcing batters as the come to home plate, but to try and add an element of entertainment for the spectators with appropriate musical selections - even if it'
All Yakima Bears Sunday home games are normally scheduled to begin at 5:35, but this Sunday high forecasted temperatures have raised health concerns. Weather forecasts are calling for a high of more than 105 degrees with mostly sunny skies on Sunday.
Times are tough. The economy sucks. Unemployment is, like.. Eleventy brazillion percent.
If you are looking for an extra source of income, are unemployed or underemployed, or maybe a student returning to Yakima for the Summer, the Yakima Bears Baseball Club may have the opportunity you are looking for!
After a tumultuous offseason, the Yakima Bears are counting down to their 23rd season in town.
“We’re focused on 2012,” said General Manager K.L. Wombacher who also indicated that the team’s energy is aimed towards a successful season.
WIth the spectre of moving to Vancouver and a new stadium hanging over the heads of the team, the Bears finished last season 33-43, but were