Monthly Archives: May 2010

Update on Kitsap’s Pros

Jason Hammel of the Colorado Rockies is on the disabled list after suffering a groin injury on April 26. Hammel (0-2, 9.16 ERA) is off to a tough start. He’s allowed 28 hits and 20 runs in 18 2/3 innings. The South Kitsap grad has struck out 13 and walked eight.

Willie Bloomquist is hitting .148 for the Royals. The South Kitsap grad has made seven starts and has just 4 hits in 27 at-bats, and three came on April 20 at Toronto. Bloomquist does have three stolen bases, second-high on the club, and has scored eight runs.


Aaron Cunningham, 23, is the starting right fielder for the Portland Beavers, the Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres.. Heading into Tuesday’s game against Tacoma, the South Kitsap grad was hitting .265 with two home runs, 5 doubles, 1 triple and 13 RBI. Cunningham homered on Sunday at Salt Lake City but was 0-for-4 on Monday against the Rainiers. He’s hitting .270 (10-37) over his last 10 games.

Jared Prince, former North Kitsap and Washington State star, is hitting .262 forr the Hickory Crawdads of the Class A South Atlantic League. Prince has 1 home run, 6 doubles and 14 RBI. He’s hitting .194 (7-36) over his last 10 games.


Marvin Williams and the Atlanta Hawks play on. In fact, they’re playing the Orlando Heat right now in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. The Bremerton High grad stepped it up in the last three games against the Bucks. Here’s a glowing review of his play in Game 5 of that series.