2019 News

Jenco Doubles Twice in Loss to Crushers Sunday
The Wild Things suffered a sweep at the hands of the Crushers, but Saige Jenco doubled twice and drove in a run in the defeat for Washington, who plays next on Wednesday versus Florence at 11:05 a.m.

Fernandez Hits First Wild Things' HR in Loss to Crushers
JJ Fernandez hit a two-run homer to account for both Wild Things' runs in a 3-2 loss to the Crushers

Shaine Hughes Collects Five Hits, Saige Jenco Homers in Loss to Lake Erie
Shaine Hughes became the first Wild Things to collect five hits in a game this season and Saige Jenco homered in the loss to the Crushers Friday. Both were starting their first games of the year.

Washington Drops Rubber Game in Schaumburg 6-4
The Wild Things lost after a lengthy rain delay before Thursday's game even started in Schaumburg, and now return home for Friday's home opener against the Lake Erie Crushers

Washington Pounds Out 17 Hits in Series-Evening Victory
The Wild Things collected 17 hits, their most in a game this season, on their way to forcing a rubber game in the series at Schaumburg tomorrow. Washington is now 2-4 on the season.

Wild Things Fall in Schaumburg's Final AB
The Boomers took the opening game of the three-game series with a late sacrifice fly, and staved off a ninth-inning comeback attempt by Washington, whose skid hits four games.

Washington Loses Opening Series with 4-0 Loss to Rascals Sunday
The Wild Things managed just six hits in their second-straight shutout loss to the Rascals. Washington now travels to Schaumburg for a three-game set starting Tuesday.

Blake Adams Collects Two Hits in 9-0 Loss to River City
The Rascals took command of the opening series with a 9-0 win by scoring nine in the first five innings, including six in the first two frames. Washington looks to earn a split tomorrow night.

Wild Things Drop 2nd Game in River City, 3-2
After carrying a lead into the bottom of the sixth, Washington fell to the Rascals in game two of the season, 3-2 in nine innings at CarShield Field

Strecker Sets Save Record in Opening Night Victory
With his 42nd career save and first of 2019, Zach Strecker passed Jonathan Kountis for 1st on the Washington saves' charts. Washington won in 11 innings at River City 7-5 on Opening Night.

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Rookie RHP & OF Join Wild Things
The Wild Things announced today the signings of RHP Joe Jones and OF Joba Ferrell for the 2019 season. Jones was selected in the first round of this week's Frontier League Draft and Ferrell was added in the second round.

Braves' Catching Prospect Fills Void
The Wild Things announced today the signing of C Lucas Herbert for the 2019 season. Herbert was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the second round of the 2015 draft, number 54 overall. The San Clemente, CA native was rated the 52nd best player in the June draft by Baseball America and a top 5 player at his position. During his time with Atlanta he made appearances playing for Rome (Class A) and Florida (Class A+).

INF Abrams Signs Contract with Washington
Abrams joins Washington after two seasons with the San Francisco Giants organization. His 2017 campaign was cut short due to an injury he sustained during his senior year with Sonoma State. Abrams recovered and made an impact playing in Salem-Keizer and Augusta this past year.

Texas Country Returns To Wild Things Park!
Red Dirt, Rock & Ribs, Driven By Washington Chevrolet will combine Southern BBQ, Texas Country, and Rock & Roll on select evenings throughout the 2019 summer season.

Imposing Starter Carries Experience to Wild Things
The Wild Things announced today the signing of RHP Spencer Moran for the 2019 season. The 6'6 RHP was selected in the 11th round out of Mountain View High School in 2012 by the Tampa Bay Rays.

Wild Things Aim to be Most Veteran Friendly Ballpark
The Washington Wild Things are proud to announce their initiative to become the Most Veteran Friendly Ballpark in the country.

National Anthem Auditions Announced!
Officials at Wild Things Park will host their 18th audition for National Anthem performers. Auditions will take place at the park from 10:00 a.m. until noon on Saturday, April 27th.

Standout From San Jose Adds to Things' INF
The Wild Things announced today the signing of INF Wander Franco for the 2019 season. Franco is entering his 8th season of professional baseball after being signed by the Kansas City Royals in 2012.

Milwaukee Reliever Inks Contract with Wild Things
The Wild Things announced today the signing of RHP Roberto Delgado for the 2019 season. The 6'5 240 pound pitcher joined the Brewers organization after being selected in the 28th round of the 2017 MLB June Draft.

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Rangers' Physical OF Signs with Wild Things
The Wild Things announced today the signing of outfielder Preston Scott for the 2019 season. Scott joins the Wild Things after 3 seasons with the Texas Rangers organization.

Experienced INF Strengthens Wild Things Lineup
The Wild Things announced today the signing of INF Javier Betancourt for the 2019 season.

Sixth Rounder Mondile Joins Wild Things
The Wild Things announced today the signing of RHP Tyler Mondile for the 2019 season.

Wild Things' Promo Schedule Announced
Coming off an East Division title, back-to-back playoff appearances, and numerous Best of the Best entertainment awards, the Wild Things looks to once again provide an unmatched family entertainment experience.

LH Wegmann Signs Following Seattle Stint
The Wild Things announced today the signing of LHP Nick Wegmann for the 2019 season.

Kids Eat Free Sundays Return in 2019
All children ages 12 and under are welcome to register for this free program, offering a free ticket and a free Kids Meal for all 9 Sunday games courtesy of our new partner, The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School.

All-Star INF Joins East Division Champions
The Wild Things announced today the signing of INF Kevin Rivera for the 2019 season.

Pitchers with Winning Pedigree Pick Washington
The Wild Things announced today the signing of RHP Brandon Nylin and RHP Elliot Forde for the upcoming season.

Fernandez Signs Bringing Switch Hitting Deep Threat
The Wild Things announced today the signing of OF JJ Fernandez for the 2019 season.

Rivera Signs, Bringing More Run Production to Washington
The Wild Things announced today the signing of OF Alexis Rivera for the 2019 season.

Dodgers' Farmhand From State College Inks Deal
The Wild Things announced today the signing of OF Saige Jenco for the 2019 season.

Washington Acquires Dynamic LHP Nick Durazo
The Wild Things announced today the trade of RHP Chase Cunningham to the Southern Illinois Miners for LHP Nick Durazo and future considerations.

Registration Open for Frontier League Tryout Camp & Draft
The 27th annual Frontier League Tryout Camp and Draft will be held on Tuesday, April 23 and Wednesday, April 24 at Joliet Route 66 Stadium.

Manager Gregg Langbehn Extended Through '21
The Wild Things announced today the contract extension of manager Gregg Langbehn through the 2021 season. The extension is announced following a 2019 East Division title and Frontier League Championship appearance.

Experienced Reliever Deepens Things' Bullpen
The Wild Things announced today the signing of LHP Drew Weston for the 2019 season. He will join returners Kellen Croce and BJ Sabol as southpaw options out of the bullpen.

Boulders To Host 2019 All-Star Game
The Rockland Boulders will host the 2019 All-Star Game between the Can-Am League and the Frontier League on Wednesday, July 10, at Palisades Credit Union Park, presented by Good Samaritan Hospital.

Catcher, Pitcher Duo Sign with Washington
The Wild Things announced today the signings of C Nick Garland and RHP Matt Murphy for their second professional seasons.

Former Retriever Returns to the Diamond
The Wild Things announced today the signing of catcher Hunter Dolshun for the 2019 season. The New York native returns to professional baseball after being limited in 2018 due to injury. Dolshun is now fully healthy and is eyed to let his bat do the talking for him.

Record Setting Catcher Returns to Washington
The Wild Things announced today the re-signing of C Kyle Pollock for his fourth season in Washington. Pollock returns to the Frontier league after being named a East Division All-Star in 2017, and the Experienced Team starting catcher in the 2018 All-Star Game. Like RHP Zach Strecker, he is striving to become the organization's first three time All-Star this season.

Wild Things' Closer Returns for Third Season
The Wild Things announced today the re-signing of RHP Zach Strecker for his third season. As the ninth inning guy for Washington, Strecker has posted back-to-back All-Star campaigns and has been a key part of the Wild Things' back-to-back playoff appearances.

Division Champs Re-sign Seven
The Wild Things announced today the re-signing of seven players from their 2018 East Division Champion roster.

Wild Things Acquire Slugger Maggio in Trade
The Wild Things announced today the acquisition of INF Nathaniel Maggio from the Sioux Fall Canaries in return for INF Jordan Ebert and a PTNL.

Dynamic Duo Acquired to Bolster Pitching Staff
The Wild Things announced today the signing of two former Traverse City Beach Bums, LHP John Havird and RHP Tyler Barss.

Normal Cornbelter Finds Home In Washington
The Wild Things announced today the signing of former Normal Cornbelter, Cody Erickson.

Blake Adams Added to Frontier League's Best Outfield
The Wild Things announced today the signing of Tarleton State All-American OF Blake Adams.

Frontier League MVP, Harris, Finds Opportunity in Winnipeg for Goldeyes
The Wild Things announced today that 2019 Frontier League MVP James Harris has been moved to the Winnipeg Goldeyes for INF Jordan Ebert.

Right Handed Pitcher Taso Stathopoulos Signs With Wild Things, Joins Second Frontier League Team
The Wild Things announced today that the team has come to terms with right-handed pitcher Taso Stathopoulos. Stathopoulous, in signing with Washington, will join his second Frontier League team, after starting his pro career in 2018 with the Gateway Grizzlies.

Three-Time All-MAAC Infielder Shaine Hughes is Washington's Latest Addition
The Wild Things announced their second acquisition of the 2018-19 offseason, with the addition of former Monmouth standout Shaine Hughes. Hughes is an infielder that comes Washington's way fresh off his first professional baseball experience with the Martinez Clippers of the Pacific Association.

Washington Wild Things Release 2019 Schedule
For the fourth consecutive season, the Washington Wild Things will open the season on the road, as they will begin the 2019 season at River City Thursday, May 9, the Frontier League announced Monday.

Former Chartiers Valley Standout, Utah Grad Josh LaPiana Signs with Washington
The Wild Things have signed their first player of the 2018-19 offseason by adding a Pittsburgh native, Josh LaPiana, to the pitching staff for 2019. The left hander is getting ready to pitch in Australia's winter league, and graduated from Utah in 2018, where he played his final three collegiate seasons.

Arizona Diamondbacks' Organization Purchases Contract of Wild Things' RHP Jesus Balaguer
For the fourth time franchise history, the Washington Wild Things have had a player purchased by the Arizona Diamondbacks’ organization. Friday, the Wild Things announced the D'Backs have purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Jesus Balaguer.