Tuesday, September 4 2012 12:18 AM EDT2012-09-04 04:18:00 GMT
The Yakima Bears defeated the Boise Hawks 5-4 in game one of the Northwest League East Division Series at Memorial Stadium in Boise, Idaho. More >>
The Yakima Bears defeated the Boise Hawks 5-4 in game one of the Northwest League East Division Series at Memorial Stadium in Boise, Idaho. The Bears now lead the best two out of three series 1-0 with the series going to Yakima to finish up.More >>
Sunday, September 2 2012 1:49 AM EDT2012-09-02 05:49:54 GMT
The Yakima Bears lost 4-1 to the Vancouver Canadians in 11 innings Saturday at Yakima County Stadium. More >>
The Yakima Bears lost 4-1 to the Vancouver Canadians in 11 innings Saturday at Yakima County Stadium. The loss was the fourth-straight for the Bears to end the regular season, with the playoffs starting for the team on Monday.More >>
Saturday, September 1 2012 1:53 AM EDT2012-09-01 05:53:04 GMT
The Yakima Bears lost 3-1 to the Vancouver Canadians Friday night at Yakima County Stadium. More >>
The Yakima Bears lost 3-1 to the Vancouver Canadians Friday night at Yakima County Stadium. The win for Vancouver, coupled with a Eugene loss to Spokane Friday, made the Canadians the final team to qualify for the 2012 playoffs. The Yakima Bears and Everett AquaSox clinched in the first half and the Boise Hawks were the other team to win in the second half.More >>
Sunday, August 26 2012 7:20 PM EDT2012-08-26 23:20:49 GMT
The Yakima Bears lost 5-2 Sunday afternoon against the Everett AquaSox at Everett Memorial Stadium. More >>
The Yakima Bears lost 5-2 Sunday afternoon against the Everett AquaSox at Everett Memorial Stadium. The Bears won only one of the five games in the series, with the team that took the initial lead losing each and every game of the series.More >>
Sunday, August 26 2012 2:34 AM EDT2012-08-26 06:34:19 GMT
The Yakima Bears lost 6-3 to the Everett AquaSox Saturday night at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett, Washington.More >>
The Yakima Bears lost 6-3 to the Everett AquaSox Saturday night at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett, Washington. Both teams had nine hits and one error, but the AquaSox put together a pair of three run innings.More >>
Yakima, WA--- The Yakima Bears have received word from the Northwest League that infielder Jimmy Comerota has been named the 2011 Northwest League All-Star Team. Now in his second season with the Bears, Comerota has flourished as an everyday player leading into the season's final series.
Comerota has the fourth best batting average in the NWL at .319 in 54 games played. Comerota has hit 10 doubles, three triples, and one home run. Comerota leads the team in RBIs (34), is second in walks (23) and stolen bases (11), and he is tied for third in runs scored (27). With only 21 strikeouts in 207 at bats, Comerota has been one of the toughest batters to strikeout this season in the entire Northwest League.
Voting for the Northwest League All-Star Team is done by the eight team managers. Comerota finished tied in the voting for third base with Eugene's Travis Whitmore, with both players making the team. For the Bears this season Comerota has played 49 games at first base, five games in left field, and made one appearance as a pitcher, but has not played at all at third base. In 519 total chances at the positions in the field he did play, Comerota committed just five errors, leaving him with a .990 fielding percentage.
Comerota is a native of Houston, Texas who was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 18th Round of the 2010 Draft out of Rice University.
The Bears did not have any other players named to the 2011 Northwest League All-Star Team.
Comerota and the rest of the Bears are still in the playoff hunt, sitting just one game behind the Tri-City Dust Devils in the East Division standings with five games left in the regular season. All five of the Bears final regular season games are against the Eugene Emeralds and will be played at Yakima County Stadium. Tickets are still available for all remaining games at the Bears downtown Yakima office.