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Volcanoes fall 11-2 in season opener

Volcanoes fall 11-2 in season opener

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes An 11-2 loss to the Vancouver Canadians, last year’s Northwest League champion, opened the 2014 season for the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes June 13 at home before a crowd of 3,552. Drew Leenhouts, an all-star pitcher last year, had a rough start, giving up two runs in the first inning and […]

Volcanoes return for season opener June 13

Volcanoes return for season opener June 13

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Fifteen of last year’s Salem-Keizer Volcanoes are returning this season, the Volcanoes and their parent club, the San Francisco Giants, announced Tuesday. The 27-player roster consists of 14 pitchers, three catchers, six infielders and four outfielders. Second-year manager Gary Davenport and his Volcanoes will open the Northwest League season […]

Volcanoes’ Howard honored

Volcanoes’ Howard honored

Volcanoes’ Senior Marketing Executive Jerry Howard was honored as the Leupold Hometown Hero for his military service and service to Oregon veterans at the Portland Trailblazers game Monday, Nov. 11. The program, sponsored by Leupold & Stevens, Inc., recognizes local Oregonians for their service to the country, state, and community. Howard was the first honoree […]

Volcanoes Stadium gets high marks in nat’l survey

Volcanoes Stadium gets high marks in nat’l survey

The results of a three-year survey of quality in minor league baseball stadiums across the United States and Canada recently ranked Volcanoes Stadium in the top 25 percent of all such venues according to StadiumJourney.com. Volcanoes Stadium, home to the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes since 1997, ranked 36th among all 160 stadiums in minor league baseball. The ranking […]

Hawks sink claws into Volcanoes’ title hopes

Hawks sink claws into Volcanoes’ title hopes

By HERB SWETT Of the Keizertimes The season ended for the Volcanoes Sept. 4 as the Boise Hawks resumed their usual way of beating Salem-Keizer, using 12 hits to whip their hosts 11-7. This season was a great comeback from 2012 for the Volcanoes, but two Southern Division playoff games with the Hawks, the first […]

First postseason game bumpy for Salem-Keizer

First postseason game bumpy for Salem-Keizer

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A 3-0 loss in Boise started the Volcanoes’ post-season play Tuesday. Salem-Keizer came up with only three hits – singles by Tyler Horan, Leo Rojas and Ty Ross – against the pitching of Paul Blackburn and Zack Godley. Blackburn, the winning pitcher, went seven innings with eight strikeouts, allowing […]

Plenty of hits, too few runs lead to Volcano loss

Plenty of hits, too few runs lead to Volcano loss

  By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A three-run Vancouver seventh inning was too much for the Volcanoes on Monday at Vancouver, as the Canadians won 8-4. The Canadians outhit Salem-Keizer only 12-10, but the Volcanoes repeatedly failed to make enough of their hits count. After Volcano starter Pat Young gave up six hits and […]

Salem-Keizer wins turbulent outing 11-10

Salem-Keizer wins turbulent outing 11-10

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes came from behind to win a wild one 11-10 over Everett at home Monday. It was the first five-game sweep of the AquaSox in Volcano history and involved a relief pitcher, Christian Jones, who got the win despite making only six pitches. Everett started the scoring with […]

Volcanoes back atop NWL on 6-win streak

Volcanoes back atop NWL on 6-win streak

  By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Aug. 8: Volcanoes 9, Everett 6 The home series opened with a win that tied Salem-Keizer and Everett for the best overall Northwest League record at 31-21. It was the Volcanoes’ game from the start, with three runs in the first inning. Tyler Hollick was hit by a […]

South beats North in NWL All-Star game

South beats North in NWL All-Star game

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Volcanoes led the South to an 8-7 win over the North in Tuesday’s Northwest League All-Star Game in Everett, Wash. Sam Eberle hit a solo home run in the fourth inning, singled and scored in the ninth, and was named the game’s Most Valuable Player. Raymundo Montero, who set […]

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