Archive for the Category ‘Salem-Keizer Volcanoes’

City extends Volcano lease

City extends Volcano lease

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Play ball, for a bit longer. After several executive sessions to discuss the matter, members of the Keizer City Council unanimously agreed Monday to extend the ground lease with the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes. City staff has been working with Jerry Walker, owner and president of the Keizer-based minor league baseball […]

Volcanoes end season in playoffs

Volcanoes end season in playoffs

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A 3-3 September record for Salem-Keizer ended the Volcanoes’ regular season before they split two games with Hillsboro in the Southern Division title series. The rubber game was played Wednesday after press time and the Salem-Keizer team lost 6-5 in 13 innings. Playoffs – Monday:  Volcanoes 4, Hillsboro 2 The […]

Volcanoes take series win over Hawks

Volcanoes take series win over Hawks

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes It was a better week for the Volcanoes than the previous one, with a split of the last two games with Everett and a series win over Boise. Aug. 26: Volcanoes 3, Everett 2 (10 innings) This win evened the Volcanoes’ road series at 2-2. It was a 1-0 Salem-Keizer […]

S-K takes win in bottom of 10th

S-K takes win in bottom of 10th

The Volcanoes edged Eugene 6-5 in 10 innings Sunday, Aug. 23, at home to avoid a series sweep. After trailing from the start through two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, Salem-Keizer tied the score and took one more inning to keep its bats going. The Emeralds took a 2-0 lead in the […]

Losing skid drops S-K to 3rd in South

Losing skid drops S-K to 3rd in South

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes started with two victories in a road series but lost the next four games. Aug. 12: Volcanoes 6, Spokane 1 Salem-Keizer bats and arms stayed hot for the opener of this five-game series in Spokane. Several Volcanoes were heroes: CJ Hinojosa, who hit his fourth home run and […]

S-K splits week with 3-3 record

S-K splits week with 3-3 record

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes had a 3-3 record for the week just before the Keizertimes went to press, ending with a shutout of the Hillsboro Hops. Aug. 6: Volcanoes 3, Eugene 2 Salem-Keizer opened this road series with a well-pitched game that ended with a great bit of fielding. Eugene came close […]

Salem-Keizer survives Everett scare

Salem-Keizer survives Everett scare

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes didn’t quite blow their lead July 31, but it was a wild one for the crowd of 3,029. Everett scored twice in the first inning at Volcanoes Stadium, and Salem-Keizer responded with seven runs in the bottom of the first. Then the AquaSox scored twice in the […]

Volcanoes take series 4-1, lead South Div.

Volcanoes take series 4-1, lead South Div.

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Salem-Keizer won the series from Everett four games to one, going into the all-star break with a 5-2 second-half record and the South Division lead. July 29: Volcanoes 5, Everett 4 (10 innings) It was the first win, against two losses, in an extra-inning game for Salem-Keizer this season. A […]

Errors cost Volcanoes several games

Errors cost Volcanoes several games

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Salem-Keizer has had an inconsistent record lately, hitting well and usually pitching well but giving away runs with holes in infield gloves. July 15: Volcanoes 5, Boise 4 Ronnie Jebavy’s walk-off home run gave Salem-Keizer its sixth win in a row to start the home series with the Hawks. […]

Salem-Keizer notches first sweep of season

Salem-Keizer notches first sweep of season

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes completed a five-game series sweep, their first sweep of the season, and on the road. There were no Northwest League games Tuesday. July 9: Volcanoes 9, Vancouver 3 Salem-Keizer started this road series like an active volcano, or an active bunch of Volcanoes. The visitors led all […]

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