PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Portland Pickles welcomed a new player to the team who says baseball isn’t just for the boys.
Kelsie Whitmore, a member of the USA Baseball Women’s National Team, is stepping up to the plate for the Pickles.
Whitmore is a pitcher and outfielder and is already showing promise on her new Portland team.
The Pickles traveled to Mazatlán, Mexico on Sept. 30 to play the Venados de Mazatlán, a professional team in the Mexican Pacific League, in a two-game series.
Whitmore was the starting pitcher in game 2 and threw five scoreless innings, the team said.
The Pickles won the two-game series.