Slammers score eight in first en-route to Abby rout

Kevin Naswell kept the Abbotsford offence in check, and two Chilliwack Slammers hit grand-slams in a one-sided men's fastpitch win.

The Chilliwack Slammers sport a record of 5-4 in the Fraser Valley Men’s Fastpitch League competition.

Their last game, on June 13, was a one-sided blowout of the Abbotsford Blazers,

The Slammer bats got off to a torrid start, banging out seven hits and runs in the first inning. Catcher Rob Woodrow and first baseman Todd Morrison led the assault, each hitting grand-slams.

Adam Tuck added a two run dinger in the second inning to put them up 10-0.

Pitcher Kevin Naswell toed the rubber, shutting down the Blazer offence. Naswell allowed just four hits over five innings, while striking out eight.

Chilliwack played Shelcam Construction Thursday night, and faced the Blazers in a Friday double-header.

Check theprogress.com sports section for a Monday afternoon update.

Just Posted

Hospice to B.C. council race candidate dies

A week after leaving hospice to go to city hall to declare his candidacy, David Hesketh has died.

Chilliwack man feeling helpless about puppy stolen while at church

Evidence of neighbour trespassing and accusing him of dog neglect not enough for RCMP

RCMP ask for help to locate missing Chilliwack man

Kyle Travis Neil travelling in a red, Ford F250 and he maybe be in need of medical attention

UPDATED: Chilliwack councillor’s expenses being sent to the RCMP

Decision to have expenses audited and shared with RCMP taken at special meeting of council

Risk of thunderstorm this afternoon for Vancouver Island and Lower Mainland

A special weather statement calls for heavy rain and wind over the next 48 hours

VIDEO: Neighbours fear impact of B.C. tent city residents

Greater Victoria residents opposed to campers voice concerns at provincial campground

Tilray Inc sees $10-billion in market cap go up in smoke

Tilray’s share price closed at $123 US on Friday, a decline from its intraday peak of nearly $300 US earlier in the week

Breast density to be included in mammogram results across B.C.

The information is crucial in proactively reducing the risk of breast cancer, doctors say

Canada to boost support for riskier forms of renewable energy: minister

A $30-million contribution to a $117-million tidal project hopes to harness the immense power of the Bay of Fundy

B.C. watching Trans Mountain review, George Heyman says

Court decision stalling pipeline ‘validates’ environmental concerns

New concert series focuses on Fraser Valley musicians

Valley Music Co.’s Listen Local Concert Series begins Sept. 28 at High Street mall

Browns beat streak, win first NFL game in 635 days

Baker Mayfield erased any doubts about why the Browns selected him with the No. 1 overall pick

New silver collector coin features Indigenous dancer

New silver collectors coin captures fast-paced energy of an Indigenous powwow

VIDEO: Replica Haida totem pole raised at B.C. park

‘Reconciliation ceremony’ will include SFN leaders, provincial politicians

Most Read