• Kealani Bartlett

Royals finish strong in Long Beach


Arthur Pate went 3-for-4 Wednesday

LONG BEACH—The Royals closed out their 2016 Area Code Games campaign with a 4-1 win against the Athletics.

Arthur Pate (Shorewood High, Seattle) went 3-for-4 for the Royals, with two RBIs and a run. Pate said he wanted to treat the Area Code Games as an experience more than a showcase. He added that he wanted to work on getting stronger by next spring.

Jeremy Yelland (Central Valley High, Spokane) pitched a strong game for the Royals with two scoreless innings.

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