Archive for the Category ‘Salem-Keizer Volcanoes’

Ninth-inning rally sees Volcanoes top Devils

Ninth-inning rally sees Volcanoes top Devils

  By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes PASCO, WASH.,–The Volcanoes overcame a six-run deficit July 19 to down the Tri-City Dust Devils 10-7 in Pasco. Salem-Keizer survived six errors by swinging hot late-inning bats and using relief pitching that resulted in newcomer Tyler Rogers’ first win. The victory, which included five runs in the ninth […]

Tri-City takes series 3-2

Tri-City takes series 3-2

  By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes July 17: Volcanoes 4, Eugene 3 Salem-Keizer edged Eugene in a game that was scoreless for 4-1/2 innings. Chase Johnson, pitching five innings for the first time as a Volcano, got his first win. He allowed three hits, struck out three and walked one. The Volcanoes started the […]

Survivor star to visit Volcanoes

Survivor star to visit Volcanoes

Benjamin ‘Coach’ Wade, a three-time Survivor contestant on the CBS reality series will appear at Volcanoes Stadium on Saturday, July 27. Wade appeared on Survivor Tocantins, Survivor Heroes vs. Villains and Survivor South Pacific and developed an enthusiastic following as one of the show’s villains.  He will meet and greet fans, sign autographs and pose […]

Volcanoes top Emeralds 8-4 in first of three

Volcanoes top Emeralds 8-4 in first of three

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes An 8-4 victory opened the Volcanoes’ home series with Eugene on Monday. Chris Johnson’s pitching and a first-inning bases-loaded triple by Ryan Tuntland were the big reasons. Johnson, now 3-2, settled down after giving up a first-inning home run by Hunter Renfroe. He had five strikeouts and allowed no […]

Salem-Keizer snaps losing streak

Salem-Keizer snaps losing streak

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes July 10: Spokane 4, Volcanoes 3 The losing streak continued for Salem-Keizer, back at home and facing a Spokane club that had won seven of its eight July games. The Volcanoes scored the first run of the game in the first inning and were answered by two Indian runs […]

Volcanoes take down AquaSox 4-1 on road

Volcanoes take down AquaSox 4-1 on road

  By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes made it two in a row at Everett Memorial Stadium on July 5, beating the Northern Division leaders 4-1. All the runs came on extra-base hits: a leadoff home run by the AquaSox’s Jamodrick McGruder in the first inning, a two-run homer by Sam Eberle in […]

Everett puts Salem-Keizer into losing skid

Everett puts Salem-Keizer into losing skid

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes July 2: Boise 10,  Volcanoes 5 A four-run first inning and home runs in the fifth and ninth made the visiting Hawks the winners of the three-game series. It was expected to be Paul Blackburn’s night, but after three scoreless innings, the Volcanoes revised his earned run average from […]

Hosting Volcanoes lose squeaker to Hawks

Hosting Volcanoes lose squeaker to Hawks

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes lost a tight one to Boise at home Monday, 3-2. The Hawks led most of the way in the first game of a three-game stand. Preceding the game was a ceremony for Honor America Week for a series that ended Wednesday, just before a trip to Everett. […]

Dominating offense makes for Salem-Keizer win streak

Dominating offense makes for Salem-Keizer win streak

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes June 26: Volcanoes 5,  Eugene 1 Salem-Keizer outhit and outpitched Eugene for a third consecutive win. Jose Reyes continued the string of shutout innings by Volcano starters, allowing three hits in his five innings. He struck out only two, but relievers Jake Smith and Arturo Maltos-Garcia had five and […]

Volcanoes top Canadians in 1-0, 10-inning duel from the mound

Volcanoes top Canadians in 1-0, 10-inning duel from the mound

  By HERB SWETT Of the Keizertimes A 10-inning pitchers’ duel ended in a long bases-loaded single that gave the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes a 1-0 win over Vancouver at home Monday night. With no one out in the bottom of the 10th and the bases loaded, Jonathan Jones drove a pitch from the Canadians’ Markus Brisker […]

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