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Washington Falls in Game Five as 2018 Campaign Comes to a Close
The 2018 Frontier League Championship Series came down to a winner-take-all game five Tuesday night at Wild Things Park. When the final out was recorded, celebration ensued for the Joliet Slammers, as they captured their second Frontier League title, winning 4-2.

Frontier League Announces Game 5 Has Been Postponed Until Tuesday, September 18 at 7:05 p.m.
The Frontier League has announced the postponement of Game 5 of the Frontier League Championship series, which was set to be played at Wild Things Park tonight at 7:05 p.m. The game is now scheduled to get underway at 7:05 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, September 18.

Washington Plates Five in Fourth, Takes Commanding 2-0 Series Lead in Best-of-Five FLDS
After Washington struck first, plating two runs in the first, and had the lead snatched away in the second, the Wild Things plated five runs in a difference-making fourth inning in Wednesday's game two at Bosse Field, and wound up winning 8-4 to take a 2-0 series lead as the series shifts to Washington for game three Friday night.

Washington Wins Pitchers' Duel in Game Four, Forces Winner-Take-All Game Five Monday in Washington
With their backs against the walls and the season on the line, the Washington Wild Things escaped Joliet with a series-evening 2-1 victory in game four, forcing a decisive game five in the Frontier League Championship Series Monday night in Washington. The difference was the arms of Dillon Sunnafrank, Jesus Balaguer and Zach Strecker, as well as a two-run, sixth-inning single by Hector Roa, as Washington held on to win in the low-scoring affair.

Joliet Scores Five in Third, Wild Things Unable to Complete Comeback in Game Three
The Wild Things allowed five runs in the third inning after getting two outs in the frame, and the big outburst for the Slammers proved to be the difference, as Joliet took game three 5-3 to move within a game of its second Frontier League Championship.

Iero Homers in Fifth, Just Misses Homering to Tie the Game in the Ninth, Joliet Takes Game Two
The Washington Wild Things fell to the Joliet Slammers 3-1 in game two of the Frontier League Championship Series. Dom Iero, Washington's third baseman, came within feet of tying the game with a two-run home run in the ninth, but the ball was ultimately called foul before Iero struck out to end the game.

Kyle Pollock's Two-Run Single in 7th, Good Pitching Propel Washington to 3-2 Game One Win in FLCS
The two best teams by record in the Frontier League during the regular season are matched up in the Frontier League Championship Series, and as the games were during the regular season, game one was well pitched and tight.

Wild Things Set to Play in Frontier League Championship Series For First Time Since 2007
By earning a series sweep Friday with a win over the Evansville Otters in game three of the Frontier League Division Series, the Washington Wild Things have captured a berth in this week's Frontier League Championship Series.

Five-Run First Inning, Strong Start From Michael Austin Propel Washington into Frontier League Championship Series
The Washington Wild Things cruised to the Frontier League Championship by sweeping the Evansville Otters 3-0 in the Divisional Series of the playoffs, clinching a championship round berth with a 5-0 game three win Friday night.

Behind Strong Outing From Thomas Dorminy, Three-Run Sixth, Wild Things Take 1-0 Series Lead
The Washington Wild Things, who are looking for their first playoff series win since 2007, opened the 2018 Frontier League Division series with a 4-1 win at Evansville, to take a 1-0 series lead in the best of five set. Behind a strong, seven-inning performance from Thomas Dorminy and a three-run sixth inning, Washington clawed its way to victory.

Washington Drops Regular Season Finale, Turns Attention to Frontier League Postseason
The Wild Things dropped the finale of the series to the Crushers in the regular season finale for both teams, 10-4, Sunday at Sprenger Stadium. Washington closes the season with a 54-42 record and will now head to the Frontier League Division Series, which will begin Tuesday.

Lake Erie Walks Off Washington in Ninth of Middle Game Saturday, Awaits Schaumburg-Joliet Final to Potentially Win East
Washington suffered a walk-off defeat in game two of the series against the Crushers Saturday, with Zach Racusin hitting a walk-off home run in the ninth to lift Lake Erie to a 6-5 victory.

Lake Erie's Early Outburst Too Much for Wild Things in Series Opener Friday
Washington allowed 10 or more runs for the 10th time this season in the series opener against Lake Erie Friday, falling 11-4. The East Division magic number stays at 1, with Schaumburg and Joliet still playing. If Schaumburg wins, Washington will win the East despite the loss.

Washington Wins in 11 Innings and Sweeps Schaumburg, East Division Magic Number Down to 1
Washington blew a 3-0 lead to the Schaumburg Boomers in the series finale Thursday, but a double by catcher Kyle Pollock to lead off the 11th inning with the international tie breaker rule in effect pushed Washington to a series sweep of the Boomers, as they took the finale 4-3 in 11.

Wild Things Become First Frontier League Team Since 2011 to Sweep MVP and Pitcher of the Year Awards
Today the Frontier League announced its annual postseason awards. Two Wild Things were honored in two ways, as Washington has two postseason All Stars and has become the first team since 2011 to sweep the MVP and Pitcher of the Year Awards for the Frontier League.

Washington Clinches Back-to-Back Postseason Trips For First Time in Over a Decade
The Washington Wild Things upended the Schaumburg Boomers Wednesday, winning 8-6 to clinch a spot in the 2018 Frontier League Playoffs.

Washington Races to 9-0 Series Opening Win, Magic Number for Playoffs Down to 2
With the help of four second-inning RBI singles and two late home runs, the Wild Things plated nine runs against the Boomers in Tuesday's series opener, and pitched a shutout, on the way to decreasing their playoff magic number to two.

Lake Erie Error in Bottom of 10th Propels Washington to 51st Victory of the Season
With two outs and men on first and third in the bottom of the 10th inning in a 3-3 game, second baseman Carter McEachern hit a swinging bunt to Lake Erie catcher Mason Brown. Brown skipped the throw to first baseman Doug Trimble, who couldn’t field the ball cleanly, allowing left fielder Roman Collins to cross the plate for a 4-3 Wild Things’ walk-off victory.

Wild Things Fall 5-2 in Middle Game to Lake Erie, Magic Number to Clinch Playoff Berth Remains at Four
The Washington Wild Things fell again to the Lake Erie Crushers Saturday by a final score of 5-2 in the second game of the three-game set. The Wild Things (50-38) have struggled this season against the Crushers (46-43), posting a 1-7 record, while maintaining a 49-32 record against the rest of the Frontier League.

Wild Things Add Dom Iero, Lose Brett Marr for Season With Hand Injury
The Wild Things have signed infielder Dom Iero. Iero spent the past two seasons with the Joliet Slammers, who trail the Wild Things by a game in the Eastern Division. This move coincides with shortstop Brett Marr going on the 60-day disabled list with a season-ending hand injury.

Wild Things Get Just Five Hits in Series Opening Defeat to Lake Erie
The Wild Things offense struggled against Lake Erie Crushers' starting pitcher Oriel Caicedo, as Washington (50-38) dropped Friday's series opener 3-2.

Washington Misses Out on Sweep with 6-2 Loss to Schaumburg, Still Leads East Division
The Washington Wild Things could not get the bats going against Schaumburg Boomers’ starter Kit Fowler (2-7) as the team was unable to sweep the series on Thursday after it fell 6-2. However, Washington did manage to secure its eighth-straight series win by winning two out of three.

Collins' Two Run Single Caps Five-Run Comeback Against Schaumburg, Wild Things Playoff Magic Number Down to Six
Down 7-3 entering the bottom of the eighth inning, a throwing error started a five-run rally, and the first-place Wild Things gutted out an 8-7 win over the Schaumburg Boomers in the middle contest of a three-game set Wednesday night at Wild Things Park. The comeback was capped off by a two-run single from left fielder Roman Collins as the Wild Things' playoff magic number is down to six.

McEachern Drives in Five, Wild Things Hit Three Homers in Series Opening Win
Led by three home runs offensively and eight strong innings by left-hander Thomas Dorminy, the Wild Things cruised to a 10-3 win over the Schaumburg Boomers in Tuesday night's series opener at Wild Things Park to begin the final home stand of the regular season.

Cunningham Earns Frontier League Pitcher of the Week Award for Third Time in Career
For the third time in his career, right-handed pitcher Chase Cunningham has been selected as the Frontier League's Pitcher of the Week. The Frontier League announced today that Cunningham received this past week's honor, for his performance in a win over Windy City Saturday.

Wild Things Announce $5 Anywhere in the Park Playoff Tickets for 2018, Kids 12 and Under Get in Free
As the playoffs draw near, and as the Wild Things get closer to clinching a spot in the dance, the organization has announced its ticket plan for the postseason home games.

Sunnafrank Dazzles in Five Innings, Offense Puts Together Solid Performance in Rubber Game Win
A three-run fifth inning proved to be the difference for the Washington Wild Things as the team cruised to a 6-2 win over the Windy City ThunderBolts Sunday afternoon.

Behind Stellar Performance From Chase Cunningham, Wild Things Take Middle Game
The Washington Wild Things, who entered the night one game back of first-place Joliet in the East Division, are now in a tie for first place, thanks largely in part to a stellar pitching performance from right hander Chase Cunningham in the middle game of the series with Windy City Saturday.

Washington Drops One-Run Game in Series Opener Against Windy City Friday
The Washington Wild Things fell in the opener of the series to Windy City by a score of 3-2. Starting pitcher Jake Belinda struggled a bit on the mound Friday but was able to lock it down to make a six-inning appearance. Despite the loss, the Wild Things remain a game back in the East Division courtesy a Joliet loss to Traverse City. The playoff magic number also decreased to 11 with Lake Erie's loss.

Wild Things Take Finale in Traverse City 7-6 to Win Series
The Washington Wild Things claimed their sixth consecutive series Thursday night with a 7-6 road victory over Traverse City at Wuerfel Park.

Wild Things Drop Game One of Doubleheader, Come Back to Win Game Two Convincingly
The Wild Things entered Wednesday night's doubleheader with the Traverse City Beach Bums just .5 games behind the Joliet Slammers for first place in the Frontier League Eastern Division.

Wild Things Come to Terms with Right-Handed Pitcher Dillon Sunnafrank, Place Sabol on Disabled List
Today the Wild Things announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Dillon Sunnafrank, who played his college ball at nearby Wheeling Jesuit University, and has played parts of two seasons in pro ball.

Washington Pitchers Struggle in Lopsided Loss to Windy City Sunday in Series Finale
The Wild Things couldn’t complete a three-game sweep of the Windy City ThunderBolts Sunday evening, falling 13-2 and giving up 20 hits in the series finale at Wild Things Park.

Washington Sweeps Doubleheader
Washington swept the double header Saturday against Windy City by scores of 4-3 and 5-0, respectively. Both games saw solid pitching from both Wild Things' starters. Michael Austin (1-2) tossed six innings while only giving up three hits, one walk and two runs.

Wild Things and ThunderBolts Postponed, Game to Be Made Up as Part of Doubleheader August 11
Friday’s game against the Windy City ThunderBolts has been postponed due to inclement weather in the Washington area. It will be made up as part of a traditional doubleheader, starting at 5:05 p.m. tomorrow, August 11. Both games will be seven-inning games.

Ryan Cox Doubles Home Game's Winning Run, Scores Insurance Run as Wild Things Win in 12 Innings
The Washington Wild Things defeated the Joliet Slammers in 12 innings Wednesday night by a final of 3-1 on the road. Despite the back-and-forth defensive and pitching battle, both teams combined for 16 hits in the extra innings game. With the win, Washington took sole possession of first place in the East Division.

Five-Run First For Slammers the Difference in Series Finale as Wild Things Are Unable to Complete Sweep
The Wild Things were not able to complete the series sweep against the Joliet Slammers Thursday, suffering a 6-1 loss. Washington still picked up the series win however, making it their fourth in a row and securing first place in the East Division.

Washington Takes Opener Behind Sixth-Consecutive Quality Start from Cunningham, Middle-Inning Offensive Output
Led by six strong innings from starting pitcher Chase Cunningham, the Wild Things moved into a first-place tie in the East Division with the Joliet Slammers with a 5-2 win at Joliet Route 66 Stadium in Tuesday night’s series opener.

Wild Things Sign Former Astros Farmhand, Cuban Right Hander Jesus Balaguer
Today the Wild Things announced the addition of Jesus Balaguer, a Cuban-born right hander and former farmhand of the Houston Astros. Balaguer will be active for tonight's game at the Joliet Slammers. In a corresponding move, right-handed pitcher Trevor Bradley was placed on the 14-Day disabled list, retroactive to August 6.

Washington Wins 40th in 2018 and Series over River City With Sunday's Victory
The Wild Things earned their 40th win of the season Sunday night after defeating the River City Rascals 7-5 at Wild Things Park. The win came in the rubber match of the three-game series as Washington defeated River City Friday and lost Saturday.

Wild Things Add Jake Belinda, Release Burns
The Washington Wild Things have signed right-handed pitcher Jake Belinda. Belinda pitched at Lock Haven University and is the second player in school history to be selected in the MLB draft. Belinda was selected in the 10th round by the Atlanta Braves of the 2017 MLB Draft. In a corresponding move, the Wild Things have released right hander Aaron Burns.

Washington Falls in Middle Game 14-3 as Rascals Collect 20 Hits
The Wild Things were unable to follow up after an exciting walk-off win in Friday night's series opener with the River City Rascals. A 5-for-5 night by second baseman and number nine hitter Trevor Achenbach led River City (38-34) to a 14-3 win in the middle game of the series Saturday night at Wild Things Park. The Rascals’ offense pounded out 20 hits against five Wild Things pitchers.

Washington Walks Off a Winner in Series Opener Versus Rascals in Pitchers' Duel
The Washington Wild Things (39-31) bounced back by taking game one of the three-game series with the River City Rascals (37-34) by a score of 1-0. After another quality outing by starting pitcher Thomas Dorminy (8-4) the Wild Things secured the victory on an walk-off single by third baseman Mike Hill.

Normal Plates Six in First, Wild Things Drop Series Finale to CornBelters
The Washington Wild Things fell to the Normal CornBelters in game three of the series by the final score of 8-1. After giving up six runs in the first inning, Washington’s offense was unable to recover.

Wild Things Park to Host Forty's Hard Rock Tribute Festival
The Washington Wild Things announced that the ballpark will play host to Forty’s Hard Rock Tribute Festival on Sunday, September 23. The day-long festival gets underway at noon and concludes at 11 p.m. according to officials.

Washington Scores Five in Third Inning to Capture Fifth-Straight Victory
The Washington Wild Things utilized a five-run third inning to propel them to victory on Wednesday, defeating the Normal CornBelters 9-2. The win marked Washington’s fifth-consecutive victory and their 38th of the season.

Collins' 11th Inning Walk-Off Double Gives Wild Things Fourth-Straight Victory
The Washington Wild Things started off their current six-game home stand with a 4-3 extra-inning victory over the Normal CornBelters thanks to a two-out, two-RBI double off the bat of left fielder Roman Collins. The drive was Collins' fourth hit of the evening as the team edged out its fourth-straight win.

Washington Wins 7-3 to Sweep Series Behind Six-Run Third Inning
The Washington Wild Things plated six runs and six hits in the top of the third inning to propel them to victory on Sunday over Traverse City 7-3. The win secured the Wild Things' sweep of the Beach Bums, their fourth sweep this season and first on the road.

Washington Gets Offensive Explosion, Solid Start From MaVorhis in Win to Clinch Series
The Washington Wild Things’ offense dominated in tonight’s game against the Traverse City Beach Bums in a 9-4 victory. Also aiding the win was a strong start in the Wild Things' debut for Levi MaVorhis, as he tossed six innings of scoreless ball, picking up the win.

Former Long Beach State Standout, Cubs Farmhand Added, Bloom Released
Today the Wild Things announced the acquisition of Ramsey Romano, an infielder who played most recently for the Eugene Emeralds (Chicago Cubs organization - Short Season A) in the Northwest League. In a corresponding move to the signing, right-handed pitcher Taylor Bloom was released.

Washington Holds On to Win Series Opener at Traverse City After Quick Start
Washington scored seven runs in the first four innings of tonight's series opener and held on to take the game 7-6 over the Traverse City Beach Bums at Wuerfel Park Friday.

Washington Drops Fourth-Straight Series With 4-1 Loss to Joliet
The Wild Things managed just five hits and one run as the Joliet Slammers rode a strong pitching performance from Scot Hoffman to pull out a 4-1 victory Thursday evening. With the loss, the Wild Things dropped the three-game set with the Slammers 2-1, the team’s fourth straight series loss.

Levi MaVorhis Signs With Washington, Edgerton Placed on Suspended List
The Wild Things have signed right-handed pitcher Levi MaVorhis, who has spent his entire professional career in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, most recently pitching for the Peoria Chiefs of the A Midwest League. In a corresponding move, infielder Jordan Edgerton has been placed on the suspended list.

Washington No Hit Through 6.2 Innings, Wins Middle Game of Series Against Joliet
After a slow start at the plate, the Wild Things were able to deliver a 2-1 victory in front of the home crowd. Catcher Kyle Pollock’s bases-loaded walk with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning proved to be the difference maker in the come-from-behind win. Washington (33-29) was no-hit until there were two outs in the seventh inning, but managed to get back to four game over and forced a rubber game.

Left Hander Kellen Croce Signed by Washington, Trimarco Placed on Disabled List Tuesday
The Washington Wild Things announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Kellen Croce Tuesday, prior to their upcoming homestand against Joliet. Croce is currently with the team in Washington and will be active for tonight’s game against the Slammers. In a corresponding move, left hander Frank Trimarco has been placed on the 14-Day Disabled List, retro to July 21.

Washington Drops Series Opener After Joliet's Justin Garcia Hits Two Home Runs
The Washington Wild Things returned home after a six-game road trip and lost to the Joliet Slammers 4-2 at Wild Things Park Tuesday night. The contest featured quick play and back-and-forth offense between the teams.

Washington Wild Things Sign Infielder, Former 9th Round Pick Jordan Edgerton
The Washington Wild Things have signed an infielder that is with the team in Schaumburg and will be active for tonight's game. The team announced it has added former Braves' farmhand and UNC Pembroke standout Jordan Edgerton.

Washington Drops Series Finale in Extras to Rascals
Despite having the lead on three separate occasions, the Wild Things dropped Sunday's rubber match against the River City Rascals at CarShield Field, 8-7 in 11 innings. The Rascals (32-28) tied the game on a single by Clint Freeman—who went 3-6 with a home run and three RBI—and won it when Freeman scored on Zach Lavy's single.

Wild Things Fall in Middle Game of Series at River City
The Washington Wild Things were unable to get win tonight despite being up early in the contest, 5-0. The offense came alive in the early innings but struggled to come back later in the game which resulted in 7-6 River City victory.

Cunningham Shines in Wild Things Win At River City
Behind seven strong innings from Chase Cunningham and four early runs, the Wild Things took the series opener at CarShield Field Friday by a final of 5-2, as they got back to six games over .500 at 32-26.

Wild Things Drop Back-And-Forth Rubber Game by Walk Off in Normal
For the second time in their three-game series with the Normal CornBelters, the Wild Things entered the ninth inning down a run with Normal’s closer, Anthony Herrera, on for the save, and promptly tied the game with a leadoff home run. Unlike Tuesday’s series opener, however, Washington (31-26), couldn’t pull out a come-from-behind win in Thursday’s rubber match, instead falling to the CornBelters (27-27), 5-4 on a walk-off single by right fielder Andrew Godbold in the bottom of the ninth. The Wild Things are now two games behind the first place Joliet Slammers in the East division.

Wild Things Fall in Middle Game at Normal as Normal Plates Four in Eighth
The Washington Wild Things fell tonight to the Normal CornBelters by the final score of 6-2. With tonight’s loss, the Wild Things move to 31-25 and the CornBelters move to 26-27.

Wild Things Sign Former Southeastern University Right-Handed Pitcher Jared Crescentini
The Washington Wild Things have announced the addition of right-handed pitcher Jared Crescentini, who was part of Southeastern University's NAIA Championship team in 2018 before a brief stint in the Miami Marlins' farm system. Crescentini is with the Wild Things in Normal, and will be active for tonight's game.

Wild Things Score Five in Ninth to Take Series Opener Against CornBelters 6-2
Entering the ninth inning of Tuesday night's series opener with the Normal CornBelters, the Wild Things were in danger of losing their fourth-straight game, trailing 2-1. But right fielder Hector Roa instantly tied the game with a solo home run, and Washington (31-24) would score four more times to pick up a come-from-behind 6-2 win over the CornBelters (25-27) at The Corn Crib.

Washington Inks Former Hopewell High School, Kutztown University Standout to Deal, Makes Two Other Moves
Today the Washington Wild Things announced the addition of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, native and former Hopewell High School standout infielder, Ryan Cox. Cox played his college ball for a year at St. Bonaventure before heading to Kutztown University, where he finished off a solid collegiate career.

Washington Drops Extra-Inning Affair in Series Finale
A 13th inning home run by right fielder Doug Trimble propelled Lake Erie to a 6-5 win and sweep over the Washington Wild Things in their first series following the all-star break. The Wild Things threatened in the bottom of the 13th by loading the bases, but they were unable to scratch any more runs across as the team fell for the third straight night.

Mike Hill Homers in Loss Saturday to Lake Erie, Washington Still in First Place
Three defensive errors by Washington, as well as strong pitching by Lake Erie Crushers' starter Alex Romero, were key in the Wild Things' loss Saturday night. Lake Erie (28-24) beat Washington (30-23), 6-2, for the second-straight time at Wild Things Park coming out of the All Star break. The Crushers are now just 1.5 games back of the first-place Wild Things in the East Division.

Two Crooked Numbers for the Crushers Sink Washington in Series Opening Loss to Lake Erie, Club Still in First
The Washington Wild Things returned home after the 2018 All Star break and dropped the series opener at home against Lake Erie 8-2. The Crushers scored all eight of their runs in the fourth and fifth innings and collected 15 hits in the contest.

Home Runs from McEachern, Simonetti and Harris Propel Wild Things to 30th Win of 2018
Three home runs on the afternoon helped the Washington Wild Things claim a victory and a series win over the Evansville Otters with their 8-4 effort on Sunday. With the win, Washington finishes the first half of the 2018 season in first place in the East Division and became the first team in the Frontier League to reach 30 wins.

Dorminy Strikes Out 10 as Wild Things Coast to 8-3 Win Over Evansville
Washington starting pitcher Thomas Dorminy had an impressive evening on the mound, fanning 10 batters during his 7.2 innings of work, as the Wild Things rolled to an 8-3 victory Saturday night. The win broke the Otters’ three-game win streak and moved Washington to 29-21.

Wild Things Bats Held At Bay in Series Opening Loss to Evansville Friday
The Wild Things' offense couldn't get much going against Evansville Otters’ starting pitcher Tyler Vail, and Washington suffered its sixth loss in nine games, falling 4-0 Friday night at Wild Things Park.

Wild Things Add Former Indiana Hoosiers Standout BJ Sabol, Place Mersing on DL
The Washington Wild Things have announced the signing of former Indiana left-handed pitcher BJ Sabol. In a corresponding move, the Wild Things have placed right-handed pitcher Sam Mersing on the 7-day disabled list. Sabol will be in uniform and active for tonight's game against the Florence Freedom.

Washington's Gregg Langbehn Set to Serve as Rookie All Star Team's Manager in O'Fallon
Not only will the Washington Wild Things be represented by six players at next week's All Star Game in O'Fallon Missouri, but they'll have their skipper at the game as well, as the Frontier League has announced that Gregg Langbehn will serve as the field manager for the Rookie All Star team at CarShield Field.

Five Home Runs Help Propel Washington to 12-4 Win in Series Finale at Florence
In the series finale in Florence Thursday, Washington was looking to avoid a sweep at the hands of the host Freedom, and did so convincingly, hitting five home runs in a 12-4 win to round out the exact first half of the season. With the win, Washington (28-20), ensures it'll be in first place in the East Division alone entering the final three-game series before the All Star Break next week.

Washington Drops Middle Game in Florence in Extra Innings
The Washington Wild Things fell to the Florence Freedom tonight by the final score of 9-8 in 10 innings, as Jordan Brower's walk-off single in the 10th completed Florence's comeback from down four in the middle stages. Washington (27-20) now looks to avoid a sweep tomorrow, as the Freedom (23-23) have taken the first two of the series.

Washington Bats Held Quiet in Loss to Freedom Tuesday, Team Still in First Place
FLORENCE, Ky (July 3) - The Washington Wild Things had won back-to-back games coming into a series with the defending West Division Champion Florence Freedom this week. The series opener, however, went to the host Freedom, as Florence's pitching staff held the Wild Things to just two runs on seven hits, and took the game Tuesday by a final of 6-2.

Six Wild Things Named 2018 Frontier League All Stars, Three Set to Start for Experienced Team
The 2018 Frontier League All Star Teams have been announced, and the Washington Wild Things will have five representatives at the All Star Game at CarShield Field Wednesday, July 11. This marks the ninth time in franchise history that Washington will have at least five players donning the Wild Things' uniform at the All Star Game.

Washington Takes Series Behind Thomas Dorminy's Complete Game Shutout
Thomas Dorminy dominated the Schaumburg Boomers Sunday evening as the left-hander twirled a complete game shutout to help the Wild Things take game three of the series 4-0. The former San Diego Padres’ farmhand allowed just three hits, a walk and a hit by pitch while striking out five batters as he improved to 6-2 and lowered his season ERA to 2.19.

Washington Adds Two, Places Medina on Suspended List Saturday
The Wild Things have announced three transactions, including two players being signed. The team has placed first baseman Reydel Medina on the suspended list and signed first baseman Conner Simonetti and pitcher Taylor Bloom. Bloom will start tonight on the mound, while Simonetti is in the lineup at first base. Simonetti spent the first part of 2018 with the Lake Erie Crushers, while Bloom just finished a career at the University of Maryland.

Washington Snaps Three-Game Skid With Rubber Game-Forcing Win Saturday
Kyle Pollock snapped a 17-day dry spell without a home run when he belted a two-run shot to build a Wild Things a lead late in the sixth inning. The home run proved to be the difference maker in the game to give Washington (26-18) the win 9-6.

Schaumburg Collects 21 Hits in 13-4 Win Over Washington
The Schaumburg Boomers set a season high for hits and runs, collecting 21 hits in their 13-4 rout of the Washington Wild Things on Friday. Eight of the Boomers’ starting nine players collected multi-hit performances in the contest. Despite the loss, Washington remains tied for first in the East Division due to a loss tonight by Lake Erie.

Washington Falls 9-1 to Drop Third-Straight Series
The Washington Wild Things failed to capitalize in tonight’s rubber game versus the Windy City ThunderBolts, falling 9-1. With this loss, the Wild Things drop to 25-17 and the ThunderBolts move to 14-27.

Wild Things' Comeback Attempt Comes Up Just Short in 6-4 Loss to Windy City
The Washington Wild Things left 11 runners on base as the team fell to the Windy City ThunderBolts Wednesday afternoon 6-4. Washington falls to 25-16 on the season, while the ThunderBolts improved to 13-27 in 2018.

Washington Wins in 11th on Walk-Off Hit by Pitch in Series Opener Against Windy City
Right fielder Hector Roa drove in all three Wild Things’ runs, the last coming on a walk off hit by pitch, which gave Washington a 3-2 over the Windy City ThunderBolts in the series opener Tuesday. Washington (25-15) was out hit by the ThunderBolts (12-27) by an 11-4 margin.

Wild Things Become First Team in Frontier League History to Have Back-to-Back-to-Back Player of the Week Award Winners
For the first time since the Frontier League started giving out weekly awards, a team has had a player honored as the Frontier League Player of the Week in three-straight weeks. The Washington Wild Things became the first to do so, as third baseman Mike Hill has been selected for the honor for this past week, which ran Tuesday, June 19 through Sunday, June 24. Hill follows center fielder James Harris and right fielder Hector Roa as the last two winners of the laurels.

Four-Game Skid Snapped by Washington as It Avoids Sweep in Schaumburg
After dropping the first two games of the series against the Boomers in Schaumburg Friday and Saturday, the Wild Things salvaged a game in the three-game set by taking Sunday's finale 6-2. The win snapped the Wild Things' four-game skid and ensured Washington will still be alone in first place going into the six-game homestand this week.

Washington Walked Off by Boomers in Middle Game of Series at Schaumburg
After tying the middle game of the three-game series in Schaumburg in the ninth, the Wild Things were walked off for only the second time this season in the bottom half, as Schaumburg's Sean Godfrey flared a single over the head of shortstop Brett Marr to plate the winning run for the Boomers (20-17). The Boomers won the game 5-4 over Washington (23-15), who, despite the loss, remains in first place in the East Division.

Washington Announces Acquisition of Former Royals Farmhand, UMBC RHP Michael Austin, Release of Three Players
The Washington Wild Things have announced the signing of former Royals' farmhand and University of Maryland, Baltimore County right-handed pitcher Michael Austin. Austin signed his first professional contract and played for two rookie-ball teams in the Kansas City organization in 2017, and now comes to Washington. The team has also announced that RHP Danny Garmendia, OF Austin Crutcher and RHP Jamal Wilson have been released.

Washington Drops Third Straight for First Time in 2018 in Series-Opening Loss to Schaumburg Friday
The Washington Wild Things could not hold off the Schaumburg Boomers in the series opener at Boomers Stadium, falling by the final score of 6-5 Friday. Washington, who is still in first place in the East, has now lost three straight for the first time in 2018.

Traverse City Takes Finale as Pat McAfee Debuts in Pro Baseball for Wild Things
The first-place Washington Wild Things were only able to muster two runs on seven hits as the Traverse City Beach Bums exploded for 13 runs to take the three-game series in a decisive 13-2 victory Thursday.

Washington Has 11-Game Home Win Streak Snapped in Low-Scoring Affair Versus Beach Bums
The Wild Things were riding an 11-game home win streak into the middle game of the three-game series against the Traverse City Beach Bums tonight, and after a two hour and 32 minute rain delay pushed the start of the game back to 9:37 p.m., Washington (23-12) found themselves on the wrong end of a 3-2 final score, as Traverse City (14-20) evened the series at a game apiece, forcing a rubber game Thursday night.

Wild Things Add Former North Allegheny High School, University of Delaware Standout James Meeker
Today, the Washington Wild Things announced the signing of former North Allegheny High School and University of Delaware star James Meeker, who will join the team's pitching staff. Meeker will be available for tonight's game against the Traverse City Beach Bums.

Washington Wins Back-And-Forth Series Opener Over Traverse City
The Washington Wild Things kept up their torrid month of June with an 11-10 win in Tuesday night’s series opener with the Traverse City Beach Bums. Washington is now three games up in the East Division in first place with the win and the loss by Lake Erie.

Washington's Hector Roa Named Frontier League's Player of the Week for Week Ending June 17
For the first time since August of 2014, the Wild Things have had a player honored with a weekly award by the Frontier League in back-to-back weeks. After James Harris and Chase Cunningham swept the weekly laurels last week, Wild Things right fielder Hector Roa was named the league's Player of the Week for this past week, which ended yesterday, Sunday, June 17.

Washington Wins Wild Extra-Inning Affair Against Miners
After a thrilling 1-0 win over the Southern Illinois Miners (16-14) in Friday's series opener, the Wild Things (22-10) played another tight game Saturday night. For the 12th time this season, Washington came from behind, overcoming a 4-3 deficit in the ninth inning to win, 9-4, in 10 innings. A two-run single by shortstop Brett Marr in the top of the 10th put Washington ahead, 6-4, and the Wild Things added three insurance runs to pick up their 11th win in 12 games.

Wild Things Have Nine-Game Win Streak Snapped at the Hands of Gateway in Series Finale, Still Lead East Division
After the two teams scored a combined 60 runs in the first two games of the series, Washington and Gateway combined for 16 runs in the series finale, but the winner was different tonight, as Gateway (14-17) snapped Washington's win streak by taking the finale 9-7. The win streak for the Wild Things (20-10) ends at nine games.

Dorminy's Strong Start, Collins' Game-Saving Diving Catch Highlight Friday's 1-0 Win for Washington
With two outs and two in scoring position in the bottom of the ninth of a 1-0 game, Southern Illinois Miners' shortstop John Holland drove a first-pitch offering from Washington's closer Zach Strecker to left field for what looked like a walk-off hit. Instead, left fielder Roman Collins—who drove in the only run of the game in the first inning—made a diving catch to give Washington its 10th win in 11 games.

Washington Falls in Series Finale at Southern Illinois, 10-4
The Washington Wild Things were unable to complete the sweep as they couldn't hold off the Southern Illinois Miners' offensive onslaught in tonight’s series finale. The Miners (17-14) took the contest by a final of 10-4. The Wild Things still hold a two-game lead in the East Division, despite the loss.

Washington Wins Eighth Straight as It Defeats Gateway 19-10 Tuesday
The Washington Wild Things opened their three-game series with a 19-10 win over the Gateway Grizzles at GCS Credit Union Ballpark Tuesday as the team won its eighth-consecutive contest.

Wild Things Score 18 Runs in Win, Take 9th Straight Contest
The Wild Things (20-9) took their ninth-consecutive contest by defeating the Gateway Grizzlies (13-17) in the middle game of the series by a final of 18-13, as every man in the Washington starting lineup recorded a hit in the victory. Left fielder Roman Collins led the charge, plating five runs in the game to give him 10 RBI in the series.

Wild Things Sweep Frontier League Weekly Awards as James Harris, Chase Cunningham Receive Honors
For the first time in more than three years, the Washington Wild Things have swept the weekly Frontier League awards. Each week, Pointstreak, the official statistical provider of the Frontier League and the Independent Professional Baseball Federation, selects the honorees, and this week, following a 6-0 week for the team, both awards were given to Washington players.

Wild Things Add Former Morehead State Standout Braxton Morris, Release Mike Anthony
Today the Wild Things announced two transactions. The team has signed 2018 Morehead State graduate and infielder Braxton Morris. Washington also released right-handed pitcher Mike Anthony.

Wild Things Win Rain-Shortened Affair to Complete Second-Straight Sweep, Win Seventh Straight Game
Led by five shutout innings from Thomas Dorminy and three RBI from center fielder James Harris, the first-place Wild Things won their seventh straight game to improve to 18-9 in a rained-shortened five-inning game Sunday.

Mele Doubles Twice, Drives in Game-Winning RBI in Sixth-Straight Wild Things' Victory
A fourth inning RBI-double by designated hitter Louis Mele proved to be the difference maker as the Washington Wild Things held off the Joliet Slammers’ comeback attempt, taking game two of the three-game series 5-4.

Washington Comes Back to Win Series Opener Against Joliet 8-4
When Wild Things' starting pitcher Chase Cunningham faced off against Joliet's Scot Hoffman May 29, it resulted in a pitcher’s duel, with Hoffman coming out on top in a 2-1 Slammers win.

Wild Things Plate 23 Runs, Tie Single-Game Franchise Record for Runs Scored to Complete Sweep
Washington earned its 15th win and completed its second sweep of the season in its 23-1 rout of Traverse City Thursday night. The 23 tallies recorded by the Wild Things tied the franchise record of most runs scored in a single game, which was set in June 2003.

Wild Things LHP Nick Wegmann Drafted in 34th Round of MLB Amateur Draft by Seattle Mariners
For the second-consecutive year, the Wild Things have had a player selected in Major League Baseball draft. This year, reliever Nick Wegmann was taken in the 34th round by the Seattle Mariners.

Trimarco Punches Out Nine as Wild Things Take Middle Game of Series
The Washington Wild Things showed exemplary discipline on both sides of the ball in game two of three-game series with the Traverse City Beach Bums, emerging victorious in a 6-4 decision. Wild Things starter Frank Trimarco (3-0) went 6.1 innings while striking out nine batters. On the other side, the offense was able to plate six runs on 11 hits.

Brett Marr's Walk-Off Single Lifts Wild Things to Extra-Inning Win in Series Opener Versus Beach Bums
Second baseman Brett Marr capped off a four-hit night by delivering in the bottom of the 11th inning, lacing a single down the right field line that scored first baseman Reydel Medina to lift Washington over the Traverse City 10-9 in a back-and-forth affair Tuesday night. The win came in the Wild Things first extra-inning game of the season.

Washington's Comeback Effort Falls Just Short After Five-Run Windy City First Inning
Five unearned runs for the Windy City ThunderBolts (8-10) in the first inning proved too big a hole for Washington to climb out of in the middle game of the three-game series Saturday at Standard Bank Stadium, as the Wild Things (11-9) fell tonight by a final of 7-5.

Washington's Comeback Attempt Comes Up Just Short in Series Finale at Joliet
The Washington Wild Things (10-8) fell to the Joliet Slammers (7-11) 7-5 in the rubber game of the series Thursday. After tailing 4-0, then 7-2, Washington got the tying run on base in the ninth before its comeback effort was put to a halt.

Former Wild Things Pitcher Scott Dunn Announced as Part of Frontier League Hall of Fame Class of 2018
Today the Frontier League announced its Hall of Fame Class of 2018 that will be inducted during the All-Star Break ceremonies in O'Fallon, Missouri, Wednesday, July 11. Scott Dunn, who pitched five seasons in the league, including one in Washington, will be inducted as part of a class that includes five players, a significant moment and a special contributor. Dunn pitched four seasons in Traverse City before finishing his Frontier League career with the Wild Things in 2014.

Wild Things Win Back-and-Forth Series Opener, Game of the Bullpens Against Windy City
The Washington Wild Things (11-8) opened up a three-game series with the Windy City ThunderBolts (7-10) by taking game one by a score of 7-4. The win featured the Wild Things bullpen throwing five scoreless innings in relief of starter Frank Trimarco.

Two James Harris Home Runs Highlight Whitewashing of Slammers as Washington Evens Series
Center fielder James Harris’ two home runs and four RBIs helped pace the Wild Things’ offense as the team exploded for 14 hits in a 13-2 victory over the Joliet Slammers Wednesday night.

Washington Inks Former Binghamton Star Nick Wegmann
Today the Wild Things announced the signing of 2018 Binghamton graduate and left-handed pitcher Nick Wegmann, who is with the team in Joliet. In a corresponding move, right-hander Aaron Burns was placed on the 7-Day disabled list Monday.

Washington Bats Go Quiet in One-Run, Series-Opening Loss to Slammers
Coming into Tuesday’s series opener with the Joliet Slammers, the Wild Things were riding a four-game win streak. Over that span, three of those wins came in one-run games. Washington (9-7) began a six-game road trip on the wrong end of a tight contest, falling to the Joliet Slammers (6-10), 2-1.

Washington Sweeps Florence by Winning After Being Down 4-0 Late
The Washington Wild Things capitalized on multiple pitching changes in the seventh and eighth innings in their comeback victory over Florence 5-4.

Wild Things Win Series, Set Up Potential Sweep With 3-1 Win
The Washington Wild Things improved their record to 8-6 with a 3-1 victory over the Florence Freedom Saturday evening. With the win, the Wild Things clinched a series win and set up a potential series sweep if the team can take the finale tomorrow against the Freedom.

Washington Walks Off Winners in Series Opener Against Freedom
With the game tied at 3 and one out in the bottom of the ninth with the bases loaded, catcher Kyle Pollock was greeted at the plate by a new Florence pitcher. Johnathon Tripp went 3-0 to Pollock before delivering a strike and then a fly ball to left field by Pollock. On the fly ball, center fielder James Harris tagged and scored, as the Wild Things walked off the Freedom tonight in the series opener 4-3.

Washington Avoids Sweep Behind Two Solo Shots and Dominant Start on the Mound
Solo shots from right fielder Hector Roa and shortstop Justin Bohn, along with strong pitching by starter Thomas Dorminy and relievers Sam Mersing and Zach Strecker led the way as the Wild Things (6-6) avoided the sweep in a three-game series against the Southern Illinois Miners Thursday with a 2-1 win.

Washington Adds RHP Jamal Wilson, Activates Justin Bohn
The Washington Wild Things have signed right-handed pitcher Jamal Wilson, the team announced this afternoon. The team also activated infielder Justin Bohn from the disabled list. With the two moves, the active roster now stands at 24.

Washington Drops Both Games of Doubleheader to Southern Illinois
The Washington Wild Things kicked off a six-game homestand on Wednesday by welcoming the Southern Illinois Miners for a doubleheader. The Miners pitching staff was dominant in both contests, with the visitors winning game one 4-0 and game two 3-2. The Wild Things managed just two runs and seven hits in the doubleheader.

Wild Things and Crushers Split Sunday Doubleheader
The Washington Wild Things (5-4) closed out the series against the Lake Erie Crushers (6-3) with a doubleheader. The Wild Things dropped game one by a score of 3-2 after being up early. Game two saw the same final sore but in favor of the Wild Things.

Washington Falls 10-0 in Series Opener
The second game of the Wild Things' doubleheader sweep of the Gateway Grizzlies yesterday was a pitchers’ duel, with Washington winning 1-0. After 2.5 innings, Friday's series opener with the Lake Erie Crushers looked to be headed in a similar direction. Five runs in the third and four more in the fourth, however, propelled the Crushers (5-2) to a 10-0 win over Washington (4-3).

Harris Hits For Cycle in Game One of Doubleheader Sweep of Grizzlies
For the first 16 seasons of Wild Things baseball, no player had ever hit for the cycle. That changed in the first game of tonight’s doubleheader sweep of the Gateway Grizzlies, when center fielder James Harris went 4-5 with a single, double, triple and home run. Also in the win, Wild Things' manager Gregg Langbehn recorded his 600th managerial win.

Wednesday's Game Postponed Due to Rain
Washington’s scheduled game tonight against Gateway has been postponed until tomorrow evening. The Wild Things and Grizzlies will make up the game as part of a doubleheader, starting at 5:35 p.m.

Wild Things Sign RHP Mike Anthony
Today the Wild Things have announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Mike Anthony, who pitched with the Florence Freedom during the 2017 season.

Seven-Run First Inning Plagues Wild Things in Home Opener
The Washington Wild Things hosted the Gateway Grizzlies for their first home game of the season. The Wild Things dropped the home opener to the Grizzlies 8-5 after giving up seven runs in the first inning.

Big Deficit Erased By Eight-Run Fifth Inning in Wild Things Series-Clinching Win
For the second consecutive game, the Wild Things dug themselves an early hole in Evansville, Indiana. After falling in game two of the series last night, Washington fell behind 7-1 after three innings of Sunday's series finale against the Otters.

Washington Wins Opener Behind Four-Run Eighth
Entering the eighth inning of Friday's season opener in Evansville, the Wild Things had a tough task facing them trailing 4-3. With Otters' pitching having set down the last 13 Washington hitters entering the inning, Evansville turned to 2017 Frontier League Rookie of the Year Kyano Cummings, who allowed just 10 earned runs in 73.2 innings last season. Cummings had never allowed more than three runs total, and no more than two earned runs in an outing for Evansville, until Friday night.

Washington Can't Climb Out of Early Hole
The Washington Wild Things dropped the second game of the opening series in Evansville Saturday night after digging an early hole they couldn't climb out of, despite bringing the tying run to the plate in the ninth inning. Washington (1-1) fell to Evansville (1-1) by a final score of 8-5 at Bosse Field.

Wild Things Make Two First-Round Selections at 2018 Frontier League Draft
Today the Washington Wild Things rounded out their spring-training roster by making two first-round selections in the 2018 Frontier League Draft, which followed the league's tryout at UC Health Stadium in Florence. The team made picks at No. 2 and No. 10, after acquiring the second-overall pick in a trade with Traverse City that sent Kenny Peoples-Walls to the Beach Bums.

Wild Things Sign Cuban Slugger Reydel Medina, Place Two On Suspended List
Today the Wild Things announced three roster moves, which will be the final three before next week's Frontier League Draft. Washington signed Cuban outfielder Reydel Medina. The Wild Things also acquired Washington, Pennsylvania native and outfielder Joey Havrilak from the Gary SouthShore RailCats, before placing him and 2017 All Star outfielder Rashad Brown on the suspended list.

Former Royals, White Sox Farmhand Brandon Dulin Signed by Washington Wild Things
With Spring Training just 11 days away, the Wild Things have added another piece to the puzzle for the 2018 season, as the team announced the signing of infielder Brandon Dulin. Dulin most recently spent time in the Chicago White Sox organization after four seasons in the Royals' farm system.

Washington Agrees to Terms With Former Angels' Farmhand Doug Willey
Thursday the Wild Things announced another addition to the ever-growing Spring Training roster for the upcoming 2018 season, as the team has come to terms on a deal with former Angels' farmhand Doug Willey.

"Highly-Sought After" Outfielder Roman Collins Signs With Washington For 2018
With Spring Training just around the corner, the Wild Things announced the signing of an outfielder to the 2018 roster today. The team did so by inking former Royals' farmhand Roman Collins to a deal for the upcoming season.


Wild Things Sign First Baseman James Vasquez, Announce Retirement of All-Star First Baseman Kane Sweeney
Today the Wild Things announced a pair of roster moves, both involving the first base position. The team signed former UCF star and former Cincinnati Reds' farmhand James Vasquez, while also announcing the retirement of 2017 Frontier League Postseason All Star first baseman Kane Sweeney.

Washington Inks Former Keiser Standout, NAIA All-American Danny Garmendia to Deal for 2018
As the season draws closer, the Wild Things are continuing to shape the roster for the 2018 campaign, as today the team announced it has signed right-handed pitcher Danny Garmendia to a deal for 2018. Garmendia comes the Wild Things' way after his release from the Kansas City Royals organization. His time with the Royals came after a successful season at NAIA-power Keiser University in 2017.

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Field at Wild Things Park to be Named After Post-9/11 Veterans Organization, It's About the Warrior Foundation
The playing surface at Wild Things Park will have a new name in 2018, as the Wild Things and the It’s About the Warrior Foundation, a post-9/11 veterans foundation, have partnered to rename the field “It’s About the Warrior Field.”

Wild Things Re-Sign Outfielder James Harris for 2018
When the Wild Things signed outfielder James Harris July 8, 2017, and he subsequently made his debut with the team during a game against the Gateway Grizzlies just before the 2017 Frontier League All-Star Break, the Oakland, California, native became the first former first-round draft choice to play for the Wild Things in the franchise's history. Today the team announced Harris has been re-signed for the 2018 season.

Wild Things and Entercom Announce Y108's "Red Dirt Revival Concert Series"
Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, and its Pittsburgh country music station Y108 are excited to announce the “Red Dirt Revival Concert Series,” a string of five live monthly music events beginning in May. The concerts, which will go until September, are an extension of the station’s recently announced “Red Dirt Revival” radio show, which air Sunday evenings from 9 p.m. ET to midnight on WDSY-FM (107.9). Y108, Lord & Thorn Publishing and Wild Things Park have partnered to produce the events.

Wild Things Release Loaded 2018 Promo Schedule
Following a successful 2017 season on and off the field, the Washington Wild Things are set to embark on another season of Frontier League baseball in 2018. Friday, the team announced its promotional schedule for 2018, which includes daily promotions, theme nights, several giveaways and much more.

Wild Things Add Catcher Babe Thomas, Place Catcher Carson Waln on Suspended List
Today the Washington Wild Things announced a roster move, as the team has signed 2017 Winthrop graduate and catcher Babe Thomas. In a corresponding move, the Wild Things have placed catcher Carson Waln on the suspended list.

Wild Things to Host Dingers Only Night With Pat McAfee
What's up cuzzos?! The Washington Wild Things have announced plans for "Dingers Only Night with Pat McAfee", presented by Venture Energy Solutions, to be held Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Wild Things Park.

New Kids Program a Hit at Wild Things Park
The Washington Wild Things are excited to announce two new packages to benefit families and kids across the Tri-State area. Partnering with WTAE, Dunkin’ Donuts, PA Leadership Charter School and Macaroni Kid of Pittsburgh, the Wild Things are introducing "Kids Eat Free" Sundays and a discounted kids ticket for all home games in 2018.

Wild Things Add Another Pitcher From California Winter League
Today the Washington Wild Things announced the acquisition of a second pitcher from the California Winter League, as right-hander Matt Kaster has signed with the team.

Wild Things Add Bucknell Bison Standout to Pitching Staff
As the 2018 season creeps closer, the Wild Things' spring-training roster has once again continued to take shape, as today the team announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Mike Castellani to his first professional contract. Castellani is a 2017 graduate of Bucknell University, where he had a successful four-year career, and is currently playing in the California Winter League.

Infielder Carter McEachern Acquired From Can-Am League's Trois-Rivières Aigles
Today the Wild Things announced their fourth transaction of the week, and third trade, as the team has acquired infielder Carter McEachern from the Can-Am League's Trois-Rivières Aigles (Three Rivers Eagles). Washington acquired McEachern for a player to be named.

Infielder Acquired From Sioux Falls to Complete Andrew Woeck Trade
Today, the Sioux Falls Canaries of the American Association and the Wild Things completed the trade that sent RHP Andrew Woeck to Sioux Falls on January 18, 2017. The original trade sent Woeck to the Canaries for a player to be named. Wednesday, it was announced shortstop Brett Marr is the player that closes the trade, bringing the former Rockhurst University standout to Washington.

Wild Things Ink Second Pitcher in as Many Days With Signing of Thomas Dorminy
The 2018 spring-training roster for the Washington Wild Things continues to take shape as the season draws more near, as today the team announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Thomas Dorminy. Dorminy comes off a four-year run within the San Diego Padres' farm system, after he was drafted by the team in the 10th round of the 2014 MLB Amateur Draft.

Wild Things Sign RHP Ryan Castellanos
Today the Washington Wild Things announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Ryan Castellanos to a contract.

Washington Adds Baseball America's Eighth-Ranked Independent League Prospect
Today the Wild Things announced the latest transaction of the 2017-18 offseason with the signing of the United Shore League's 2016 Co-Most Valuable Player, outfielder/utility man Austin Crutcher. Crutcher last played for the Chicago White Sox organization in 2017.

Pittsburgh Pirates Purchase Contract of Wild Things Outfielder Bralin Jackson
For the first time in franchise history, the Washington Wild Things have had a player purchased by the Pittsburgh Pirates’ organization. Tuesday, the Wild Things announced the Pirates have purchased the contract of 2017 Frontier League All Star Game MVP and outfielder Bralin Jackson.

Wild Things Ink Right-Handed Pitcher, Western Oregon Alumnus to Contract
The Washington Wild Things continue to make moves to put together the 2018 roster, as the team announced Monday the signing of right-handed pitcher Garrett Alvarez to a deal. Alvarez was most recently with the Bakersfield Train Robbers of the Pecos League in 2017. Prior, he pitched for the White Sands Pupfish in the Pecos League in 2016, and for Western Oregon University from 2015-2016.

Frontier League Postseason All Star First Baseman Returns to Wild Things for 2018
Another impact player from the 2017 Wild Things' roster has re-signed with the team for 2018, as the Wild Things announced Friday the extension of 2017 Frontier League All Star and Post-Season All Star first baseman Kane Sweeney.

Wild Things Add Former NYIT, Sioux Falls Canaries Infielder Louis Mele
Today the Wild Things announced the signing of former New York Institute of Technology standout Louis Mele to a contract. Mele has professional baseball experience as a versatile infielder with the Sioux Falls Canaries of the American Association, where he played last summer following his career at NYIT.

Roa Returns to Washington After Re-Signing With Wild Things for 2018
For the third time in the 2017-18 offseason, the Wild Things have announced the extension of a position player from the 2017 roster. Outfielder Hector Roa is the first outfielder and the 10th Wild Thing to re-sign for next season, as his deal was announced by the team today.

Another 2017 Frontier League All Star Re-Signs With Washington
Today the Wild Things announced the re-signing of 2017 Frontier League All Star infielder Mike Hill to a contract for the 2018 season. Hill becomes the ninth player to re-sign from the 2017 Washington team, and the second position player to do so.

Wild Things Ink RHP Aaron Burns to Extension for 2018
For the seventh time this offseason, the Wild Things have announced the re-signing of a pitcher from the 2017 staff to the 2018 club, as today the team announced the extension of right-handed pitcher Aaron Burns.

Wild Things Re-Sign Third 2017 Frontier League All Star With Extension of RHP Zach Strecker
Today the Wild Things announced the re-signing of their third 2017 Frontier League All Star as right-handed pitcher Zach Strecker will return to Washington in 2018. Strecker joins catcher Kyle Pollock and RHP Chase Cunningham as all stars to return to the team for next season, and is the seventh player overall to re-sign.

Former Gateway Grizzlies, Lubbock Christian University Catcher Signed by Washington
After playing 46 games as a member of the Frontier League's Gateway Grizzlies in 2017, catcher Chase Simmons was a part of a set of releases by Gateway this offseason. Today, the Wild Things have announced the signing of the former Grizzlies backstop.

Adkins to Play Third Season in Frontier League in 2018, Second With Wild Things After Re-Signing
Today, the Wild Things announced the final transaction in the busiest week on the offseason roster-wise so far, as right-handed pitcher Davis Adkins has been re-signed for the 2018 season. Adkins played in Washington in 2017 after spending 2016 with the Florence Freedom.

Trevor Bradley Becomes Fourth Pitcher to Re-Sign With Washington for 2018
Following the re-signing of RHP Chase Cunningham and LHP's Jake Eaton and Frank Trimarco, the Wild Things have announced the extension of RHP Trevor Bradley, who becomes the fourth pitcher from 2017 to re-sign with the team for 2018. Bradley, who turned 25 yesterday, was signed during the season in 2017 and made 21 appearances, three of which were starts, for Washington after signing.

Catcher Kyle Pollock Re-Signs With Washington for 2018
When the 2018 season begins, the Wild Things will now have two players beginning their third seasons with the team: RHP Chase Cunningham and catcher Kyle Pollock. The latter re-signed with the team today. Pollock is also the first position player to re-up with the Wild Things.

Washington Agrees to Trade John Fidanza to Evansville for PTBN
The Washington Wild Things have announced the team has traded catcher John Fidanza to the Evansville Otters for a player to be named. Fidanza spent the last three seasons with Washington.

LHP Frank Trimarco Re-Ups Deal With Washington For 2018
For the second time this week, the Wild Things have announced the contract extension of a pitcher, today re-signing left-hander Frank Trimarco to a deal for the 2018 season.

Left-Hander Jake Eaton Re-Signs with Wild Things for 2018
Today the Washington Wild Things announced their second returnee to the team from the 2017 roster, as left-handed pitcher Jake Eaton was officially re-signed to a contract for the 2018 campaign.

Washington Signs Wheeling, WV Native Andrew Kowalo
When spring training begins next May for the Washington Wild Things, one player will be starting his professional baseball career very close to home, or, in his backyard, as he said. Today the Wild Things announced the signing of Wheeling, West Virginia, native and infielder Andrew Kowalo.

2017 Frontier League All Star Re-Signs With Washington
Today the Wild Things announced that 2017 Frontier League All Star Chase Cunningham has re-signed with the team, bringing the right-handed pitcher back for a third season, after he joined the team in 2016. It is the first player to officially re-up with Washington in the 2017-18 offseason, though the team has made a flurry of transactions already.

Washington Sends Condra-Bogan to Lincoln Saltdogs for Player to be Named
The Washington Wild Things have announced they have traded right-handed pitcher Jacob Condra-Bogan to the Lincoln Saltdogs of the American Association for a player to be named.

Wild Things Ink Catcher, Former Wofford Standout to Deal for 2018
The Washington Wild Things announced today that another addition has been made to the roster, with the signing of a catcher, Carson Waln, who recently graduated from Wofford College, where he played four seasons of collegiate baseball.

Wild Things Announce New Benefits for 2018 Season Ticket Holders, Put ST Packages On Sale
With Monday's schedule release across the Frontier League, the Wild Things have announced new season-ticket member benefits and packages for the upcoming 2018 season. Season ticket packages are on sale now at the box office at Wild Things Park as well as by calling 724-250-9555.

Wild Things Release 2018 Game Schedule
For the first time since 2012, the Washington Wild Things will open a season on the road against the Evansville Otters, as Frontier League regular-season play in 2018 begins Friday, May 11.

Trevor Foss Traded To Somerset Patriots For Player to be Named
The Washington Wild Things announced today that right-handed pitcher Trevor Foss has been traded to the Atlantic League’s Somerset Patriots for a player to be named. Foss, who will turn 28 in November, is no longer eligible for the Frontier League based off his age, as he was able to play under the league’s veteran status in 2017. That status is being removed from the league, forcing the team to trade Foss.

McKees Rocks Native, Montour Grad Signs With Wild Things
The Washington Wild Things have made their second transaction in three days by announcing the signing of a local talent, adding to the pitching staff. Sam Mersing, a right-handed pitcher, has been signed to a deal with the team. Mersing is a McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, native and graduated from Montour High School before matriculating to and graduating from the University of Pittsburgh after four seasons with the Panthers.

Wild Things Acquire Outfielder to Complete Chris Grayson Trade From October 2016
Today, the Wild Things announced their first roster move of the 2017-18 offseason, as they acquired outfielder Zach Racusin from the Somerset Patriots to complete the Chris Grayson trade from October 3, 2016. Racusin is the player to be named in the trade that sent Grayson to Somerset following the 2016 season. Somerset is a team in the independent, Atlantic League.

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