Volcanoes return to Keizer

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The Volcanoes’ Mike Merganthaler takes a cut during a game in the 2012 season. The class A affiliates of the San Francisco Giants return to Keizer Thursday, June 13. (KEIZERTIMES/Eric A. Howald)

The Volcanoes’ Mike Merganthaler takes a cut during a game in the 2012 season. The class A affiliates of the San Francisco Giants return to Keizer Thursday, June 13. (KEIZERTIMES/Eric A. Howald)

By HERB SWETT
For the Keizertimes

Professional baseball resumes play in Keizer next week with a new manager, Gary Davenport.

The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes will play a college all-star team at 6:35 p.m. Thursday and open their regular season at 6:35 p.m., June 14. Both games will be at Volcanoes Stadium. A fireworks display will follow the June 14 game.

Home games this year will start at 6:35 Monday through Friday and 5:05 p.m. Sunday, according to Jerry Howard, Volcanoes general manager.

The 2013 season will feature not only the new manager but also a third Oregon club in the Northwest League, the Hillsboro Hops, who will start their season June 14 as the visitors at Volcanoes Stadium.


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