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THE RATTLERS HOST THE WAHOOS FOR THE LAST TIME THIS SUMMER The SLO Rattlers are 16-18 on the season and 6-17 in CCL play.

San Luis Obispo, CA (July 19, 2010) –

SLO Rattlers vs. California Wahoos The SLO Rattlers will be playing the California Wahoos Monday, July 19 at 6:05 p.m. The last time the Rattlers faced the Wahoos was Thursday. The Rattlers won the game by a score of 11-0. They started playing each other in 2008. The Rattles lead the overall series at 9-1. All of the games can be heard on the internet/radio at http://www.slorattlers.com/rattler-radio.

About the California Wahoos The Wahoos are comprised of high school and college players.

The Rattlers and Wahoos face each other for the last time in 2010

Rattlers Batting Stats As a team, the Rattlers are batting .237 with forty-one doubles, nine triples, three home runs, and 133 RBIs. Brett Wise and Gabriel Loweree have the highest batting average at .333. Davey Schultz leads the team with thirty hits. Joe Etcheverry has six doubles. Joe Etcheverry has twenty-three RBIs. Robert Vickers has team high sixteen walks. Nigel Morton has a team high two triples. Daniel Howell has three home runs.

Pitching Strikeouts The Rattlers pitching staff has struck out 301 batters this year. On June 2, against the Cal Poly Club Teams, the Rattlers recorded a season high 16 strikeouts. On June 20, against the Santa Maria Valley Packers, the Rattlers recorded a season second best 15 strikeouts. Marc Damon leads the team with the 37 strikeouts.

Stealing Extra Bases The SLO Rattlers are 33 for 42 in stealing extra bases this year. Nigel Morton has the most stolen bases with eight. Six players are perfect when it comes to stealing extra bases.


Going… Going… GONE! On June 2 the Rattlers got their first home run of the season from Daniel Howell. He leads the team with three home runs. He hit a grand slam on July 13 against the Santa Maria Valley Packers.

Rattlers on a Roll The hits continue to come for the Rattlers. Davey Schultz has the longest hitting streak at eight games. He recorded a hit in every game from June 30 to July 18. Scott Phillion, Jimmy Allen, and Joe Etcheverry have the second longest hitting streak on the team at seven games. Scott Phillion recorded a hit in every game from June 13 to June 23. Jimmy Allen recorded a hit in every game from July 5 to July 18. Joe Etcheverry recorded a hit in every game from July 3 to July 18. Robert Vickers has the third longest hitting streak at six games. He recorded a hit in every game from July 5 to July 18. Davey Schultz and Tommy White have the fourth longest hitting streak at five games. Davey Schultz recorded a hit in every game from June 1 to June 5. Tommy White recorded a hit in every game from June 3 to June 13.

It Takes Two… The Rattlers have turned fifteen double plays this year. On June 13, in the second game of the doubleheader against Team Vegas Baseball Club, the Rattlers turned three double plays.

Searching for the Cycle Joe Etcheverry and Zach Steele have been the only two players this year to come close to hitting for the cycle. They were both a home run shy of the cycle on June 29 at the SLO Blues.

Outfield Goes the Distance Center fielder Davey Schultz threw out a Santa Maria Pilots runner at home trying to score from second on July 12. Right fielder Zach Steele gunned down a Team Vegas runner trying score on a fly out on July 18. ###

For more information please visit http://www.slorattlers.com or email Cherie Smith at csmith@slorattlers.com. The next home series will be July 20-22 against the Santa Barbara Foresters. It will be a league series.

SLO Rattlers Press Release - July 19, 2010 (Wahoos)  
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