The course of the Wild Things’ postseason changed with one innocent swing of first baseman Andrew Czech’s bat late Wednesday night.
When New York’s Milton Smith Jr., hit an RBI double Wednesday night in the sixth inning in the first game of a doubleheader against the Wild Things, it ended one of the most unique and impressive streaks you’ll find in professional baseball this year.
If the Wild Things’ push for a Frontier League playoff berth ultimately falls short, there is little doubt that Sunday night will be recalled as a pivot point.
Kyle Dawson, the Wild Things’ broadcaster, had a broom at the ballpark Sunday night. Washington made sure he got to use it.
The Tri-City ValleyCats have done a remarkable job of overcoming a bad start to the season. After winning only one of their first eight games, and four of the initial 20, Tri-City has rebounded and leads the Frontier League’s Atlantic Division.