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Washington Falls in Game Four 6-1, Loses FLDS
The Florence Freedom took game four of the Frontier League Divisional Series 6-1, by scoring the final six runs of the contest to advance to the league’s championship series. The Washington Wild Things’ season is over with the loss.

Florence Walks Off To Take 2-1 Series Lead
Washington and Florence met in game three of the Frontier League Divisional Series Friday at UC Health Stadium, and it was Florence who pushed themselves within a win of the championship series, using a walk-off home run from Taylor Oldham to take the third game 5-4.

Washington Holds On to Even Series With 10-9 Game-Two Victory
The Washington Wild Things opened up a 7-0 lead in the first two innings of game two in the Frontier League Divisional Series against Florence, and, despite Florence outscoring Washington 9-3 over the final seven innings, the Wild Things held on to even the series at one game apiece as the series shifts to Florence, Kentucky.

Florence Takes Game One Behind Four-RBI Night from Andrew Godbold
Despite a strong outing from Wild Things’ starter Trevor Foss and a late lead, the Wild Things dropped game one of their best of five divisional series against the Florence Freedom in 11 innings, 5-3.

James Harris Receives Weekly Frontier League Laurels
For the second time this season, a player from the Washington Wild Things has been named the Frontier League’s Player of the Week. For the final time this regular season, the league has announced its weekly awards, and has this week honored Wild Things’ outfielder James Harris.

Washington Wins Regular Season Finale, Clinches No. 3 Seed in Playoffs
The regular season is over. After clinching a playoff berth yesterday, the Washington Wild Things (53-43) clinched the No. 3 seed in the Frontier League playoffs with a 9-3 win at Traverse City (37-59) in the finale today. The Wild Things will meet the West Division champion Florence Freedom in the first round starting Tuesday, September 5 at Wild Things Park.

Washington Splits Doubleheader, Moves Closer to Playoff Berth
The Washington Wild Things entered today’s doubleheader against the Traverse City Beach Bums with a magic number of two for a spot in the 2017 Frontier League playoffs. Washington (52-43) split the doubleheader, falling in game one 5-4, and beat Traverse City (37-58) in game two, 8-2.

Wild Things Take Opener 8-2, Win 800th Game in Franchise History
The Washington Wild Things (51-42) defeated the Traverse City Beach Bums (36-57), using a seven-run ninth inning to win their 800th game in franchise history tonight, Friday, September 1.

Wild Things GM Wears Pink!
Washington Wild Things’ General Manager Steven Zavacky has joined the American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink campaign. Zavacky, who moved to Washington County with his family in 2002, says he wants to help save lives from breast cancer, and participating in this program offers him the opportunity to create awareness.

Washington Completes Sweep of Slammers With 15-5 Win in Finale
The Washington Wild Things (50-42) completed the sweep of the Joliet Slammers (41-52) with a 15-5 whitewashing at Wild Things Park Thursday night. The win keeps the Wild Things in control of a wild-card spot, as they get ready to head to Traverse City for the last four games of the regular season.

Frontier League Announces Annual Postseason Awards, Four Affiliated With Wild Things Honored
Today, the Frontier League announced its annual postseason awards, as the 2017 season winds down. The awards include the postseason all-star team, individual awards and miscellaneous awards given for a variety of reasons. Two Wild Things’ players were honored, while an entity and writer have also been honored.

Washington Sweeps Doubleheader, Including a Walk-Off Win in Game Two
The Washington Wild Things (49-42) swept the Joliet Slammers (41-51) in doubleheader action on Wednesday, August 30, by scores of 7-1 and 2-1, respectively. These two wins give the Wild Things a half-game lead in the wild-card chase.

2017 Playoff Tickets On Sale Now
As the Wild Things push for the 2017 Frontier League Playoffs, tickets for the potential playoff games are on sale now. Fans can purchase their playoff tickets by coming to the box office at Wild Things Park or by calling it at 724-250-9555.

Cunningham Dazzles as Wild Things Take Finale, Series at Windy City
The Washington Wild Things (47-41) used early offense and lights out pitching and defense to beat the Windy City ThunderBolts (48-42) by a score of 8-0. With the win, the Wild Things have moved to a half-game back of the Thunderbolts in the wild-card hunt. The Bolts have six games remaining, while Washington has seven left to play.

Washington Falls Into Early Hole in Loss
The Washington Wild Things (46-42) got into a hole early agains the Windy City ThunderBolts (48-41) tonight, and couldn’t climb out of it, falling in the middle game of the three-game set. Windy City held on to its wild-card spot with the 9-3 final score. River City lost as well, as both them and Washington are now 1.5 games back of Windy City in the playoff race for the second wild card.

Washington Wins Opener In Windy City
The Washington Wild Things (46-41) came back from a two-run deficit to defeat the Windy City Thunderbolts (47-41) tonight, with a final score of 4-3. Trevor Foss (11-5) started on the mound, pitching seven strong innings of two-run baseball while striking out three batters. With this result and Normal defeating River City, the Wild Things are now a half game back of the wild card.

Wild Things Drop Finale, Fall to 1.5 Games Back of Wild Card
The Washington Wild Things (45-41) fell to the Schaumburg Boomers (59-28) in the rubber match of their three-game series tonight, with a final score of 5-4. Tyler Garkow (1-1) started on the bump for Washington, pitching six innings of four-run baseball, while striking out nine batters. Because of the other results in the league, Washington is now 1.5 games back of the wild card.

Wild Things Hold On to Even Series Versus Schaumburg
The Washington Wild Things (45-40) evened the series against the Schaumburg Boomers (58-28) with a 6-5 win in game two of the series, August 23. Ethan Gibbons (2-2) started on the mound, going 6.1 innings of two-run baseball, allowing three hits and striking out three as well. The Wild Things won, staying within, at worst, a game and a half of the wild-card.

Wild Things Drop Opener to Schaumburg
The Washington Wild Things (44-40) fell to the Schaumburg Boomers (58-27) in the opener of the three-game, mid-week series by a score of 8-4.

Kenny Peoples-Walls Received FL Weekly Honor
Today the Frontier League announced its Player and Pitcher of the Week, and, for the second time this season, a Wild Thing is one of them. Third baseman Kenny Peoples-Walls has been named the league’s Player of the Week. He’s the first Wild Thing to receive the honor since August 22, 2016 when outfielder Chris Grayson was given the laurels.

Washington Drops Finale, Still Takes Series
The Washington Wild Things (44-39) were beaten 6-1 by the Lake Erie Crushers (39-44) in the finale of the three-game weekend series tonight.

Washington Wins 8-4, Moves Into Wild-Card Tie
The Washington Wild Things (44-38) continued their playoff hunt tonight with a win over the Lake Erie Crushers (38-43) on Santonio Holmes Night at Wild Things Park, by a final score of 8-4. This win gives them their second series victory in a row, and with the other results of the night around the league, the Wild Things are tied for the second wild-card spot.

Wild Things Win Opener, Punch Out 15 Crushers
The Washington Wild Things (43-38) defeated the Lake Erie Crushers (38-43) in game one of the three-game weekend series on Friday. No matter the other results in the league, the team will stay a game back , at worst, in the wild-card race.

Wild Things Win Opener, Punch Out 15 Crushers
The Washington Wild Things (43-38) defeated the Lake Erie Crushers (38-43) in game one of the three-game weekend series on Friday. No matter the other results in the league, the team will stay a game back , at worst, in the wild-card race.

North Franklin Township Supervisors Declare August 26 as "Friends of the Washington Wild Things Appreciation Day"
WASHINGTON, Pa. - North Franklin Township (Washington County), has proclaimed Saturday, August 26, 2017, “Friends of the Washington Wild Things Appreciation Day,” in a proclamation adopted last week.

Wild Things Drop Finale in Schaumburg But Win Series, Stay in the Thick of Wild-Card Race
The Washington Wild Things (42-38) fell to the Schaumburg Boomers (53-25) tonight in the series finale, by a score of 8-2. Despite the loss, the Wild Things remain in the thick of things in the Frontier League playoff race, after winning the series in Schaumburg.

Peoples-Walls Drives in Seven on Birthday, Sets Franchise Record in Win
The Washington Wild Things (42-37) defeated the Schaumburg Boomers (52-25) today in game two of the three-game series, winning the series and keeping their playoff hopes alive. Chase Cunningham (9-2) got the nod for game two, going five innings of five-run-baseball before being relieved by Jake Eaton in the sixth.

Sip Away Autumn Days 2017
Join the Washington Wild Things for their second craft beer, wine and whiskey tasting festival. Presale tickets are $20 - day of tickets are $25, and includes unlimited tastes from all drink vendors (while supplies last) and a souvenir pint glass.

August 18 Weekend Schedule
This upcoming weekend is packed full of fun and giveaways! The first 500 fans that enter Wild Things Park, Friday, August 18th will receive a free t-shirt, courtesy of Mylan and when exiting, every fan will receive a loaf of Cinnamon Swirl Bread, from 5 Generations Bakery! Also, be sure to bring your glove and a ball, because fans will be able to play catch with the Wild Things from 6:20 pm to 6:40 pm!

Washington Staves Off Schaumburg Comeback to Win Series Opener
The Washington Wild Things (41-37) won the series opener tonight against the league-leading Schaumburg Boomers (55-24) by a score of 8-7, despite the bullpen struggling in the bottom of the eighth. Trevor Foss (10-4) started on the mound going seven innings of strong baseball, finishing with a final line of eight hits, four earned runs and five strikeouts.

Washington Drops Series in Joliet with 5-2 Loss Sunday
The Washington Wild Things (40-37) fell to the Joliet Slammers (34-42) 5-2 in the rubber match of the three-game, weekend series, Sunday. Trevor Bradley (2-2) started on the mound for the Wild Things, going 3.2 innings while allowing two runs and striking out four in the loss.

Washington Shutout in Middle Game of Three-Game Set in Joliet
After winning last night in the series opener in Joliet, the Washington Wild Things (40-36) fell in the middle game of three against the Joliet Slammers (34-41), by a final of 4-0.

Washington Adds former Monmouth LHP
The Washington Wild Things have announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Frank Trimarco. Trimarco, a native of Merrick, New York, will be active tonight. No corresponding move will be made, as Trimarco becomes the 23rd man on the Wild Things’ active roster.

Washington Wins Series Opener in Joliet With Bats
The Washington Wild Things (40-35) defeated the Joliet Slammers (33-41) in a back-and-forth battle Friday night by a score of 7-3. Aaron Burns (4-1) got the start, going six-strong innings, allowing only three runs on six hits.

Washington Swept By Schaumburg, Falls in Finale 10-4
The Washington Wild Things (39-35) suffered their second series sweep of the season as they fell in the third and final game of the mid-week series with the Schaumburg Boomers (53-22) 10-4, Thursday night. Chase Cunningham (8-2) saw his second shortest outing of the season as he was pulled in the fifth inning, after starting on the mound for Washington.

Washington Drops Both in DH to Schaumburg
The Washington Wild Things (39-34) fell in both games of the double header to the Schaumburg Boomers (52-22) by scores of 8-4 and 3-1, respectively, August 9.

Washington Drops Finale, Series on Weird Play Versus Lake Erie
In the rubber match of the weekend set between Washington and Lake Erie, a weird play that turned into an inside-the-park home run for Jordan Dean of the Crushers, was the difference, as Lake Erie (34-37) took the finale over the Wild Things (39-32) by a final of 3-2.

Washington and Lake Erie Split DH Saturday
The Washington Wild Things (39-31) split Saturday’s doubleheader with the Lake Erie Crushers (33-37) at Wild Things Park. The Wild Things took game one, 6-1, behind Chase Cunningham’s first-professional complete game, before being one-hit in game two, falling 11-0.

Washington Uses Three-Run Eighth, Solid Pitching To Clinch Series Win
The Washington Wild Things (38-30) won despite their starter pitching just four innings, as they clinched a series win against the Traverse City Beach Bums (24-43), with a 4-1 win Wednesday night.

Foss, Wild Things Outlast Beach Bums in Pitchers' Duel
Games that last two hours and two minutes are usually low scoring. They are usually pitcher’s duels. The story was no different Tuesday, as the Washington Wild Things (37-30) knocked off the Traverse City Beach Bums (24-42) in the series opener.

Washington Acquires LHP Jake Eaton from Salina Stockade for PTBN
The Washington Wild Things have acquired a left-handed reliever from the Salina Stockade, an American Association team this year, the team announced today. Jake Eaton, a 25-year old lefty listed at 6 feet 6 inches tall, comes to the Wild Things in a trade for a player to be named. He’ll be active for tonight’s game at Gateway.

Washington Drops Series Finale at Gateway
With a chance for a sweep against the Grizzlies, the Washington Wild Things (36-30) could only manage two solo home runs while the pitching couldn’t keep the Gateway (21-46) bats quiet in a 6-2 series-finale loss.

Hector Roa Comes Up Big in Series-Clinching Win
Hector Roa, the Wild Things right fielder, matched two game highs for the Wild Things in 2017 as the Washington Wild Things [36-29] were able to clinch a series win against the Gateway Grizzlies (20-46), by winning Saturday night 6-1.

Harris Among Key Contributors in 10-2 Win
The Washington Wild Things [35-29] were able to write a successful first book in what they hope will be a trilogy titled “Revenge" in Friday night’s series opener against the Gateway Grizzlies (20-45), who swept Washington earlier in the season. Washington won the opener of the weekend set 10-2.


Wild Things Add Two Pitchers to Staff
Today the Washington Wild Things announced they have signed right-handed pitcher Jacob Condra-Bogan, the 2017 32nd-round selection of the Toronto Blue Jays who went unsigned, to a deal to pitch in the bullpen for the team. He will be active tonight. Also, Washington has signed RHP Ethan Gibbons and activated him, after claiming him on waivers Tuesday from Southern Illinois.

Roa, Others Contribute Big in Series Finale Win
The Washington Wild Things [34-29] were able to salvage the final game of the three-game series on Thursday night against the Normal CornBelters [31-32] by a score of 10-6, thanks to a six-run eighth inning that helped secure the victory.

Washington Drops Both in DH to Start Short Homestand
The Washington Wild Things [33-29] dropped both games of the doubleheader against the Normal CornBelters [31-31] after lacking to muster up much of an offense in either seven-inning game.

Washington Claims FL All Star Off Waivers
The Washington Wild Things have acquired a 2017 Frontier League All Star pitcher off waivers, the team announced today. Following his placement on revocable waivers, the Wild Things were awarded right-handed pitcher Ethan Gibbons from the Southern Illinois Miners.

Washington Digs Too Big a Hole Early in Loss
The Washington Wild Things (33-27) fell to the Evansville Otters (34-26) by a score of 13-8 in a back-and-forth rubber match July 23. Brandon Bixler (0-3) started on the bump, but was quickly relieved by Aaron Burns in the second inning. Burns pitched 4.2 innings of one-run baseball while giving up only five hits and matching his third-longest appearance of the season.

Washington and Evansville Split Doubleheader With Game Two Going Extras
The Washington Wild Things (33-26) won the first of two tonight in Evansville, but lost the second after having a 9-6 lead entering the sixth of the seven-inning game two, as the Otters (33-26) won in 10 innings, by a final of 11-10.

Washington Wins Back-And-Forth Opener in Evansville
The Washington Wild Things (32-25) defeated the Evansville Otters (32-25) 7-6 in a back-and-forth opener to the four-game series Friday, July 21. Trevor Foss (8-3) started on the hill for Washington and got the win by going 6.1 innings. He gave up some runs but battled to keep the Wild Things in the game.

Washington Offense Stays Hot in 10-6, Series-Clinching Victory
The Washington Wild Things (31-25) defeated the Southern Illinois Miners (22-35) 10-6 in the rubber match of the three-game series July 20. Cameron Stanton (2-2) got the start on the mound for the Wild Things, going five innings for the win with a final line of seven hits, three runs and two strikeouts.

Washington Jumps Out to Early Lead, Holds On to Even Series
The Washington Wild Things (30-25) stayed within a game of a wild-card spot by winning to even the series against the Southern Illinois Miners (22-34) Wednesday night. Despite striking out 13 times and allowing seven runs, the Wild Things won 9-7, after building an early 6-0 lead and holding on, despite the best comeback effort the Miners could give.

Washington Shut Out in Series-Opening Loss
The Washington Wild Things (29-25) dropped the series opener against the Southern Illinois Miners (22-33) Tuesday night by a score of 1-0.

Behind Cunningham, Four Home Runs, WT Avoid Sweep
The Washington Wild Things (29-24) ended their five-game losing streak on Sunday afternoon with a 7-3 win to close out the series, and avoid the sweep, against the Windy City Thunderbolts (30-23). The five-game losing streak was the longest of the season.

Washington Loses Late Lead in Extra-Inning Loss
The Washington Wild Things (28-24) lost 5-4 in extra innings in game two against the Windy City ThunderBolts (30-22) Saturday night. It was the fifth-straight loss for the Wild Things, who were swept going into the All-Star Break, and have now lost both games since coming back.

Washington Fails To Muster Much in Series-Opening Loss
The Washington Wild Things [28-23] lost their first game back from the All-Star break, after having a franchise-record eight players representing Washington this past week. With the Windy City ThunderBolts [29-22] in town for the first time since May, they defeated the Wild Things 7-1 Friday night.


Wild Things to Assist Victims of Washington Building Collapse
Following Wednesday’s partial building collapse in downtown Washington, the Wild Things have announced that 50% of walk-up sales to this weekend’s games will be donated to assist the victims of the collapse.


Wild Things Announce Two Roster Moves With No Corresponding Moves
Following last night’s game against the Gateway Grizzlies, the Wild Things made a pair of roster moves. The team released second baseman Alex Fernandez and placed right-handed pitcher Mark Smyth on the retired list. There has not been a corresponding move for either transaction yet.

Wild Things Falls in Extra Innings to End First Half
On the final day of the first half of the season, the Washington Wild Things [28-22] and Gateway Grizzlies [16-36] needed extra innings to decide the winner in the final game of their series.

Washington's Series Win Streak Ends in Loss to Gateway
The Washington Wild Things [28-21] dropped their second game in a row Saturday night, at the hands of the Gateway Grizzlies [15-36] by a score of 7-2, to snap their streak of six-consecutive series wins.

Cunningham Drops First Decision of 2017 in Series-Opening Loss
The Washington Wild Things [28-20] dropped the first game of their se-ries with the Gateway Grizzlies [14-36] Friday night by a score of 3-2 with hits tied at eight apiece.

Washington Wins Sixth-Consecutive Series With 9-6 Victory
Tonight, with a 9-6 win, the Washington Wild Things (28-19) not only won in come-back fashion for the 16th time this season, but in defeating the Normal CornBelters (23-25) won their sixth-consecutive series. After a rough start from Cameron Stanton, the Wild Things stayed resilient, using a solid second and third inning, as well as a six-run sixth inning, to come out on top in the rubber match of the series.

Washington Wins in Comeback Fashion for 15th Time in 2017
The Washington Wild Things (27-19) defeated the Normal CornBelters (23-24) 6-2 in game two of their three-game series on Wednesday, July 5. Trevor Foss earned a complete game victory as he only allowed two runs (one earned) on just six hits while adding four strikeouts. The Wild Things also won in comeback fashion for the 15th time in 2017.

Wild Things Drop Opener in Normal, 6-4
The Washington Wild Things (26-19) fell to the Normal CornBelters (23-23) on the 4th of July 6-4, in their first game of the three-day road trip.

Team-Record Eight Wild Things Have Been Named 2017 Frontier League All Stars
The 2017 Frontier League All-Star Teams have been announced, and the Washington Wild Things will have eight representatives at the All-Star Game at Slammers Stadium Wednesday, July 12. The eight representatives are the most for the team in its history. It breaks the previous mark of seven players sent when it was all said and done in 2014.

Chase Cunningham Receives FL Weekly Honor
Today the Frontier League announced its weekly awards for player and pitcher of the week for the week ending July 2. Washington’s own Chase Cunningham has received the pitcher of the week honor for the first time in his Wild Things’ career.

Washington Sweeps Joliet Behind Cunningham's Pitching Performance
The Washington Wild Things [26-18] finished off the Joliet Slammers [20-23] on Sunday afternoon, for their second sweep of the season, after beating the Slammers 4-2 behind right-handed pitcher Chase Cunningham’s (6-0) once-again solid performance.

Aaron Burns Earns First Professional Win in Series-Clinching Victory
The Washington Wild Things [25-18] were winners once again Saturday night, defeating the Joliet Slammers [20-22] by a score of 2-1, despite being out hit 6-4 in the contest.

Washington Makes Roster Move After Apicella's Retirement
The Washington Wild Things announced today the activation of a pitcher as well as the retirement of one.

Foss Shines in Series-Opening Win Over Joliet
Right-handed pitcher Trevor Foss (6-3) dominated on the mound for the Washington Wild Things [24-18] in a 6-1 victory over the Joliet Slammers [20-21] in the first game of their three-game, weekend series Friday night.

Washington Falls 4-1 In Series Finale to Beach Bums
The Traverse City Beach Bums [18-23] were able to salvage the final game of the series against the Washington Wild Things [23-18], winning 4-1 on Thursday night. After scoring just one run and managing seven hits between the first two games of the series, the Beach Bums erupted for four runs on nine hits.

Former Wild Things' Pitcher Makes MLB Debut
Former Washington Wild Things right-handed pitcher Chris Smith made his Major-League debut last night, pitching a scoreless inning for the American League's Toronto Blue Jays. Smith allowed a hit but was otherwise perfect in the inning.

O'Keefe Tosses Seven Scoreless, Offense Provides Spark in Series-Clinching Win
The Washington Wild Things [23-17] have now won three games in a row – and six of their last eight – after a 6-1 win over the Traverse City Beach Bums [17-23] on Wednesday night.

Chase Cunningham Tosses Eight Shutout Innings in Series-Opening Win
The Washington Wild Things [22-17] defeated the Traverse City Beach Bums [17-22], 4-0 in the first game of their three-game series Tuesday night. The Wild Things returned home from a road trip in which they won both series, and remain near the top of the Frontier League East Division standings at second in the division and hold down a wild card spot.

Washington Wins Series Against First-Place Boomers with 6-2 Win
The Washington Wild Things (21-17) won the series against the Schaumburg Boomers (28-11) Sunday afternoon by winning the rubber match 6-2 on the back of stellar pitching from the starter and good offensive output in the middle innings.

Wild Things Fall Into Early Hole in Loss to Schaumburg
The Washington Wild Things (20-17) fell to the Schaumburg Boomers (28-10) in the second game of the weekend set in Schaumburg, Illinois, Saturday. The Boomers used six runs in the first two innings to build a hole which the Wild Things weren’t able to climb out of.

SP Zack Tillery Signed, Activated by Wild Things
The Washington Wild Things have signed another starting pitcher, and he will start tonight’s game in Schaumburg. Today, the team officially inked Zack Tillery, a right-hander that was drafted in the 13th round of the 2014 MLB Amateur Draft.

Behind Four Home Runs, Wild Things Take Series Opener
The Washington Wild Things (20-16) defeated the Schaumburg Boomers (27-10) 7-4 in the opener of the three-game, weekend series Friday night.

O'Keefe Sets Two Career Highs, Dazzles in Wild Things' Win
The Washington Wild Things (19-16) defeated the Lake Erie Crushers (14-21) 5-2 in a rubber match Thursday, on the back of lights-out pitching from their starter and a five-run second inning.

Despite Eighth-Inning Lead, Washington Falls at Lake Erie
The Washington Wild Things (18-16) fell to the Lake Erie Crushers (14-21) in the second game of a three-game, road set in Avon, Ohio, Wednesday. Lake Erie scored four runs in the home eighth and held on to win 6-3.

Following Early Grand Slam, Wild Things Hold on to Win Series Opener
The Washington Wild Things (18-15) defeated the Lake Erie Crushers (13-21) in the first game of their three-game series Tuesday, June 20.

Mark your Calendar for 4th of July Weekend Festivities
Wild Things Park will be the place to be for the Independence Day weekend, as the Washington Wild Things have a full slate of activities for fans. The Wild Things play home games June 27th-July 2nd, with the holiday festivities beginning Friday, June 30th.

Washington Signs Another Starting Pitcher, Release Two
Today the Washington Wild Things announced the signing of another starting pitcher, the second in as many days, with the addition of Trevor Bradley to the roster. Consequently, the team announced the release of outfielder Stefan Sabol and right-handed pitcher Jordan Schwartz.

Washington Signs Starting Pitcher to Bolster Rotation
With the starting pitcher yet to be announced for tonight’s game against the Evansville Otters, the Washington Wild Things have found that starter, by signing 22-year old right-hander Cameron Stanton.

Evansville Uses Big Fourth Inning in Series Evening Win
The Evansville Otters [16-16] evened up the series against the Washington Wild Things [17-15] with a 9-4 win Saturday night.

Cunningham, Offense Shine in Series-Opening Victory Friday
The Washington Wild Things [17-14] defeated the Evansville Otters [15-16] in the opening game of their three-game series at Wild Thing Park on Friday night by a score of 5-2, with each team amassing seven hits in the game.

Washington Walks Off a Winner for the Second Night in a Row
The Washington Wild Things [16-14] defeated the River City Rascals [16-14] with yet another walk off, winning 5-4 in the bottom of the ninth inning, to win the series against the fellow wild-card holder of the Frontier League.

Wild Things Make Series of Roster Moves
The Washington Wild Things made a series of transactions today, Wednesday, June 14, prior to beginning a six-game homestand. Among those moves, right-handed pitcher Trevor Belicek was released with left-handed pitcher Vince Apicella being activated from the disabled list. The team also announced the signing of one who will be activated with no corresponding moves necessary: shortstop Justin Bohn.

Wild Things, Rascals Split Doubleheader
The Washington Wild Things [15-14] and the River City Rascals [16-13] split the doubleheader on Wednesday evening, as two teams near the top of their respective divisions battled for control of the second wild-card spot.

Wild Things Avoid Sweep in Florence With 9-4 Victory
The Washington Wild Things (14-13) defeated the Florence Freedom (18-9) 9-4 to avoid the series sweep Sunday in Florence, Kentucky.

Behind Six-Run Sixth, Florence Beats Washington, 9-3
After four, back-and-forth innings to start game two of a three-game set in Florence, the host Freedom (18-8) used a six-run, sixth inning to win the series, defeating the Wild Things (13-13) by a final score of 9-3.


Florence Takes Opener Over Washington in Walk-Off Fashion
The Washington Wild Things (13-12) fell to the Florence Freedom (17-8) in the series opener tonight by way of a walk-off single.

Comeback Effort Falls Short in Rubber-Match Loss to River City
The Washington Wild Things (13-11) ran out of steam as they fell 6-5 to the River City Rascals (12-12) today in the rubber match of their three-game series.

Four Home Runs Including Ninth-Inning Grand Slam Help Wild Things to 11-9 Win
The Washington Wild Things (13-10) were able to overcome pitching woes against the River City Rascals (11-12) with a strong offensive showing highlighted by a two-out grand slam in the top of the ninth and three homers in the sixth.

Washington Falls in Back-and-Forth Affair, 13-7
The Washington Wild Things (12-10) were unable to outlast the River City Rascals (11-11) in an inter-division slugfest, losing the first of a three-game series, 13-7 Tuesday night.

Roa's Three-Hit Day Not Enough in Series Finale Loss to Traverse City
The Washington Wild Things (12-9) dropped the third and final game of the series to the Traverse City Beach Bums (10-11) by a final score of 3-1 in a pitcher’s duel featuring two of the top starting pitchers in the Frontier League.

Behind Nine-Run Fifth, Wild Things Win Third Straight
Trailing 2-0 entering the bottom of the fifth inning Saturday night at home, the Wild Things' bats were struggling to produce much offensively. It was then when the bats came alive for Washington. The fifth inning turned into a nine-run inning for the home team, and was a big reason Washington (12-8) ended up on the right side of a 10-3 final score.

Washington Places Apicella on DL, Activates RHP Mark Smyth
Today, the Washington Wild Things announced a roster move, activating right-handed pitcher Mark Smyth from the suspended list, and in a corresponding move, placed left-handed pitcher Vince Apicella on the seven-day disabled list.

Washington Wins 7-4 in Front of Sellout Crowd
The Washington Wild Things (11-8) defeated the Traverse City Beach Bums (9-10) in the first game of the series 7-4 Friday, June 2.

Wild Things Release LHP Hunter Williams
The Washington Wild Things made a roster move this morning, releasing left-handed pitcher Hunter Williams. The team does not have a corresponding move as of Friday afternoon.

Rashad Brown's Late-Game Heroics Lift Washington to Win in Series Finale
Using a ninth-inning double by outfielder Rashad Brown and late-game, solid bullpen work, the Washington Wild Things avoided the sweep at the hands of the Joliet Slammers Thursday, June 1, by winning the series finale, 2-1.

Washington Drops Second Consecutive Series With Loss to Joliet
With tonight's 7-2 loss to the Joliet Slammers, the Wild Things dropped their second consecutive series, this time on the road after a home-stand ending series loss to Florence.

The Washington Wild Things (11-8) defeated the Traverse City Beach Bums (9-10) in the first game of the series 7-4 Friday, June 2.
The Washington Wild Things (9-7) and Joliet Slammers (5-11) opened a three-game series in Joliet, Illinois, this evening with the host Slammers edging out the Wild Things, 6-3.

Wild Things Avoid Sweep With Walk-Off Win Over Florence
The Washington Wild Things (9-6) avoided the sweep at the hands of the Florence Freedom (11-4) with a walk-off win in the bottom of the 11th inning, taking the extra-inning affair, 9-8.

Wild Things Sweep Miners Behind Chase Cunningham, Triple Play
The Washington Wild Things (8-4) defeated the Southern Illinois Miners (4-8) by a score of 7-3 Thursday night to complete the sweep and extend their winning streak to four games.

Florence takes series after tempers flare in 6-4 loss for Washington
The Washington Wild Things (8-6) dropped game two, and the series, to the Florence Freedom (11-3) by a score of 6-4 Saturday night.

Wild Things Drop Opener to Florence
The Washington Wild Things (8-5) and Florence Freedom (10-3) opened their weekend, three-game set this evening at Wild Things Park, with the Freedom taking the contest, 9-2.

Two Trevors, Two Wins for Wild Things
The Washington Wild Things (7-4) defeated the Southern Illinois Miners (4-7) in both games of the doubleheader on Wednesday, outscoring the Miners 12-1 in fourteen innings.

Wild Things Walk Off in Fashion
The Washington Wild Things saved the fireworks for Sunday, with an exhilarating 5-4 walkoff win over the Windy City Thunderbolts in 11 innings. The game was delayed 30 minutes due to rain in the area but the Wild Things gave fans quite a show.

Wild Things Fall to ThunderBolts
The Washington Wild Things (4-4) resumed their three-game home stand against the Windy City Thunder Bolts (5-3) Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Wild Things Park. The Washington Wild Things fell to the Thunderbolts with a final score of 3-1.

Wild Things and Thunderbolts Halted in Home Opener
The Washington Wild Things (4-2) started a three-game series with the Windy City Thunder Bolts (3-3) Friday, May 19, 2017 at the Wild Things Park. The series serves as the opening weekend celebration for the Wild Things, who are starting their 15th season.


Wild Things Comeback to Defeat Lake Erie
The Washington Wild Things (4-2) completed a three game series against the Lake Erie Crushers (3-3), Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Sprenger Stadium. Washington defeated Lake Erie with a nailbiting score of 10-9.


Wild Things Fall to Crushers
The Washington Wild Things (2-2) started at three game series against the Lake Erie Crushers (3-1), Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Sprenger Stadium. In the outing, the Wild Things fell to the Crushers with a score of 4-2.

Wild Things Shutout Thunderbolts
The Washington Wild Things (2-1) completed a three game series at Standard Bank Stadium against the Windy City Thunderbolts (1-2) Sunday, May 14. The Wild Things shutout the Thunderbolts 5-0 in the outing.

Wild Things Fall to Thunderbolts
The Washington Wild Things (1-1) continued their opening series against the Windy City Thunderbolts (1-1) in a nine inning competition as part of a three game series. The Wild Things fell to the Thunderbolts 5-2 in the outing.

Wild Things Defeat Thunderbolts in Season Opener
The Washington Wild Things (1-0) opened their season on the road at Standard Bank Stadium against the Windy City Thunderbolts (0-1) as part of a three game series. The Wild Things defeated the Thunderbolts 9-1 in the outing.

Rick Ross, Lil Uzi Vert and Friends to Perform at Wild Things Park
The Washington Wild Things are excited to announce that they will be hosting Rick Ross, Lil Uzi Vert and friends at Wild Things Park on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The concert will be the first of several at the ballpark during the 2017 season.

Wild Things and Crushers Rained Out
The exhibition game between the Washington Wild Things and the Lake Erie Crushers was cancelled Friday evening. The Crushers had a 9-2 lead when play was suspended in the middle of the second inning. Tonight's game will not be made up.

The Icon Sting Coming to Washington
The Washington Wild Things are excited to partner up with Big Time Wrestling, to host an August 11th show at Wild Things Park. Headlining the show will be WWE Hall of Famer, The Icon “Sting”.

Oakland Prospect Finalizes Washington Roster
As reported by the Frontier League, the Washington Wild Things have signed RHP Jordan Schwartz from the Oakland Athletics. The New York native looks to build upon his 2016 campaign, where he made great strides as a professional.

Sabol Signs with Washington
The Washington Wild Things have signed OF Stefan Sabol, who has spent the previous 5 seasons with the New York Mets. Sabol, cousin of Steeler legend Troy Polamalu, was nicknamed the “Swingin’ Samoan” during his time with Mets and he looks to bring a thunderous bat to the Washington lineup.

Join the Washington Wild Things for their first annual craft beer, wine and whiskey tasting festival.
Presale tickets are $20 - day of tickets are $25, and includes unlimited tastes from all vendors and a souvenir drinking glass

Southpaw Belicek Bolsters Rotation
The Washington Wild Things ink a deal with LHP Trevor Belicek, college teammate of FL All-Star Trevor Foss. After splitting time with the Atlanta Braves and the Baltimore Orioles, the southpaw looks to reunite with Foss to create a dynamic duo within the pitching staff.

Stop by the Washington Antiques Fair held at Wild Things Park!
Come and stop by the Washington Antiques Fair held at the Washington Wild Things Park. The dates are April 30th, May 28th, June 11th, June 25th, July 30th, August 13th, August 27th, September 24th, and October 29th.

Fernandez Completes Washington INF
According to sources, the Washington Wild Things have agreed to terms with INF Alexander Fernandez Jr. The INF is a versatile defender but looks to headline at the position he grew up playing, second base.

Hill to Fill Hot Corner
The Washington Wild Things have agreed to terms with INF Mike Hill, after completing three seasons with the Kansas City Royals.

Foss Returns to Washington
The Washington Wild Things have agreed to terms with veteran RHP Trevor Foss. After joining the Cleveland Indians and spending the winter playing in Australia, he returns to headline the Washington pitching staff.

Washington Adds White Sox SS
The Washington Wild Things have signed INF Trevin Sonnier for the 2017 season. His addition solidifies a need for strength up the middle and adds high baseball IQ.

Bring Your Appetite to the Ballpark
As taste buds change, so does our selection here at the ballpark. In 2016 we were excited to offer fans a selection of specialty hot dogs and a dedicated pizza window, being the first ballpark to offer pizza delivery directly to your seat. Fans loved the additions, so we are expanded our menu even further, including Fresh-Cut Fries at every stand!

Baseball America Top Prospect to Washington
The Washington Wild Things have agreed to terms with 6'3 LHP Hunter Williams. Following two seasons with the UNC Tar Heels, the Virginia native will begin his professional baseball career in the Frontier League.

Wild Things Add Trio of Established Rookies
Announced by the Frontier League, the Washington Wild Things have signed RHP Zach Strecker, INF Kyle Reese and OF Hector Roa. These signings bring Washington's roster one step closer to their full Spring Training squad.

Bullpen Adds Two Undrafted LA Angels
The Washington Wild Things have agreed to terms with two relievers who joined the Los Angeles Angels following their senior seasons. RHP Turner Parry and LHP Taylor Keinat will transition from the Arizona League to the Frontier League, with the Wild Things.

Anthem Auditions Set for Saturday Morning 4/22/17
The Washington Wild Things announced they will host National Anthem Auditions at the Wild Things’ Park on Saturday morning, April 22nd. No pre-registration is necessary and hopefuls will perform on a first come- first serve basis.

Slugger & Speedster Choose Washington
The Washington Wild Things have agreed to terms with two players, INF Kane Sweeney and OF Rashad Brown, for the #Celebrate15 season. Both players will travel to Washington in late April for Spring Training with the club.

#Celebrate15 in Kids Club or Silver Sluggers
Fans can expect many changes at the ballpark this season, and today we outline the new-look Kids Club and Silver Sluggers. These two groups provide members with a unique ticket package, along with a wide range of giveaways and promotions.


Booster Club Meeting April 6th
We are happy to announce the 1st public meeting for the Washington Wild Things Booster Club. Here is a message from the club, inviting all fans out;


Yankees' Prospect Signs with Washington
The Washington Wild Things have signed OF Nathan Mikolas to a contract for the 2017 season. Entering his 6th season of professional baseball, Mikolas adds versatility and athleticism to the roster.



Wild Things' Promo Schedule, a Big Hit
The Washington Wild Things kick off their 15th year of Frontier League Baseball on Friday, May 19th but today we unveil our promotional schedule for the upcoming season. With a full schedule of promotions, fans should plan on making many memories at the ballpark with the Tri-State’s premier Minor League team. Starting Monday, March 20th individual game tickets will go on sale! Mark your calendars and reserve your seats closest to the action.

Lil Uzi Vert to Perform at Wild Things Park
Lil Uzi Vert & Friends featuring Wiz Khalifa, will headline a concert at the Washington Wild Things Park on Saturday, June 10th. This concert is the first of several which will be held at the facility formerly known as CONSOL Energy Park during the 2017 season.

Cecere Joins Washington INF
The Washington Wild Things have signed Infielder Joey Cecere for the 2017 season, according to officials.


Lookin' Good in 2017
The Washington Wild Things are preparing to unveil a new look as they celebrate the #Celebrate 15 seasons! The theory is: If you look good, you feel good, and if you feel good, you play good! Here is a sneak preview of what you can expect to see when 2017 Washington Wild Things take the field.


Washington Adds Fourth Round Draft Pick
The Washington Wild Things announced they acquired OF Kenny Peoples-Walls from the Texas Airhogs, in a trade that sent INF Ryne Willard to the American Association club.

Wild Things Office Closed for Presidents' Day!
The Wild Things' offices will be closed on the Presidents' Day, Monday the 20th of February. The office will open for regular business hours on Tuesday the 21st.

Wild Things, Langbehn Agree to Extension
The Washington Wild Things announce today that they have signed field manager Gregg Langbehn to a contract extension through the 2019 season.



New Options at The Bar, Happy-Half Hour
The Washington Wild Things are dedicated to making new, exciting improvements to the ballpark each year and with our 15th year anniversary we are going BIGGER and BETTER.

WVSU & JMU Stars Join Wild Things
The Washington Wild Things would like to announce to signings of RHP Josh Falbo and C Bobby San Martin to their 2017 roster. Falbo, a West Virginia State University grad and Martin, a James Madison University grad, will begin their first season of professional baseball here in the Frontier League.

Washington Acquires West Liberty Star
The Wild Things continue to build their 2017 roster as they receive RHP Mark Smyth from the Florence Freedom in a trade earlier today. Smyth is a graduate of Edison High School (Ohio), who then played collegiately for the West Liberty Hilltoppers and Coach Eric Burkle.

Wild Things Sign 5th Round Prospect
The Washington Wild Things are proud to announce the signing of former Rays’ prospect Bralin Jackson. As a 5th round selection in 2012, the Raytown, MO native spent 5 seasons manning the outfield for Tampa Bay.




YOUTH BASEBALL INITIATIVE CONTINUES IN 2017!
In 2016, the Wild Things’ established their first ever Youth Baseball Initiative program involving 8 community youth programs and nearly 3,000 kids. The plan was put in place with a two prong approach: focus on creating great experiences and memories for youth players of all ages, and provide funds to these volunteer-based community associations.

Valentine's Day Special Available
Love is in the air in Washington and the Wild Things are looking to open their hearts with a special Valentine’s Day package. This deal includes: a pair of Wild Thing’s tickets, a $20 gift card to Garfield’s Restaurant and a trio of roses accompanied by baby’s breath from Malone Flower Shop.


Wild Things Celebrate 15 Years in Washington
With the 2017 season on the horizon, the Wild Things are excited to celebrate 15 years playing in Washington. This special anniversary will include a commemorative logo, behind-the-scenes pieces on the transformation of the organization and a yearlong media campaign to #Celebrate15.

Family 4 Packs and General Admission Seating Offered for 2017
As the Wild Things celebrate their 15th year of professional baseball in Washington, fans will be offered new opportunities and experiences. This week’s feature article will outline the exciting programs from the Wild Things Box Office as we #Celebrate15.


Sponsor Spotlight: Washington Financial
As the Washington Wild Things celebrate their 15 years of Frontier League baseball, several partners deserved to be recognized. Washington Financial has been involved with the Wild Things’ organization since the very beginning of the entire Frontier League project….actually, they were involved BEFORE the Wild Things!

Wild Things Sign RHP Davis Adkins
The Washington Wild Things added another relief pitcher to the 2017 roster. RHP Davis Adkins joins Washington after a star-studded career at Georgia Gwinnett College and professional experience with the Florence Freedom.


Wild Things Ink Tallest Professional LHP
The Washington Wild Things announced Monday they have signed the tallest player in professional baseball! Cole Way, a left-handed reliever, is 6’ 11’ tall. He was selected by the Kansas City Royals in the 38th round and spent three seasons with the 2015 World Series Champions.

Winter Ball with the Wild Things
It may be a Winter Wonderland here in Washington County but there is no down time for Wild Thing’s players. While some returned home to enjoy warmer training temperatures, a handful of Wild Thing standouts are traveling the globe to play international winter ball.


Wild Things Add Bullpen Arm
The Washington have signed RHP Chris Gammon to the 2017 squad. The submarine-reliever hopes to join the Wild Things’ bullpen following a successful career at Georgia College and a professional stint with the Garden City Wind.

Holiday Packs Now Available
It’s that time of year when our thoughts focus on gift giving! The Washington Wild Things have some great gift ideas for you this holiday season. You can purchase Wild Bucks, Ticket Packages, and great Wild Things’ merchandise on line or in our store here at CONSOL Energy Park. Plus The Wild Things are getting into the holiday spirit with some great gift specials for you! Check out these great offers that are available through January 6th!

Wild Things Add Two Players
The Washington Wild Things announced Monday that OF David Popkins has been traded to the Rockland Boulders in exchange for OF Quinnton Mack and RHP Joe Ravert.

Wild Things Acquire Byrd from Texas
The Washington Wild Things acquired INF Leon Byrd from the Texas Airhogs to complete a prior trade from June 10th. This upcoming season will be Byrd’s 3rd year of professional baseball and the Houston native is excited for the challenge.

Wild Things Sign LHP Vince Apicella
The Washington Wild Things announced their first signing of the 2017 season Wednesday. LHP Vince Apicella began his college career at Coastal Carolina, home of many former Wild Things. He sparked his career in 2014, however, when he transferred to Carson-Newman.

Wild Things Trade Frontier League All-Star
Another Washington Wild Things’ standout found his way to the Atlantic League, according to officials. RHP Zac Grotz has been traded to the Bridgeport Bluefish for a player to be named later.

Wild Things Trade OF Chris Grayson
The Washington Wild Things have traded experienced outfielder Chris Grayson to the Somerset Patriots of the Atlantic League for a player to be named later.

Wild Things Release 2017 Baseball Schedule
October 3, 2016 The Washington Wild Things proudly announce that the schedule for their 16th season of Frontier League Baseball has been released. The 2017 home season will begin on May 19th when the Wild Things host Chicago’s Windy City Thunderbolts. During the 96-game schedule the team will have 48 home games, including nine weekend series and five Wednesday double headers.

Former Washington Wild Thing Chris Smith Heads to the Majors!
The Washington Wild Things announced that former pitcher Chris Smith has been called up to the Major League roster of the Toronto Blue Jays.

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