Portland Pickles going to West Coast League playoffs, first time in 4 years

The Portland Pickles are celebrating a big milestone!
Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 5:31 AM PDT
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - The Portland Pickles are celebrating a big milestone!

The baseball team, made up of current college athletes from around the west but based in Portland, is going to the playoffs for the first time in four years.

Sunday night marked the Pickles’ final game of the regular season. The team defeated the Springfield Drifters 8-2 at Walker Stadium in southeast Portland. After the last pitch, the team celebrated being crowned this year’s West Coast League Southern Division champions.

On Tuesday, the playoffs get started as the Pickles will be in Washington for Game 1 against the Ridgefield Raptors. First pitch is at 6:35 p.m. Then, the teams return to Portland for Game 2 Wednesday with first pitch at 7:05 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.

If each team wins a game apiece, they will play a third and deciding game on Thursday night at Walker Stadium.