Archive for the Category ‘Salem-Keizer Volcanoes’

Volcanoes honor vets with weekend games

Volcanoes honor vets with weekend games

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes “Thank, honor and salute” is the theme for a three-night event that will focus on veterans on Fourth of July weekend at Volcanoes Stadium. Volcanoes Stadium was selected in October 2013 by the Office of the Secretary of Defense as the Oregon site for the 50th anniversary of the […]

Salem-Keizer falls to AquaSox in 13 innings

Salem-Keizer falls to AquaSox in 13 innings

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A 13-inning home game with Everett ended with the Volcanoes on the losing side Tuesday, 6-5. Salem-Keizer performed well in some ways, including a rebound from starting pitcher Jose Reyes, allowing no AquaSox player to reach base in five innings following a three-run top of the first for Everett. […]

Volcanoes in third after see-saw week

Volcanoes in third after see-saw week

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes June 18: Volcanoes 8, Hillsboro 6 Salem-Keizer overcame a 5-2 Hillsboro lead to spoil the Hops’ home opener and even its record at 3-3. Trailing by three runs after four innings, the Volcanoes scored three runs in the fifth, one in the sixth and two in the seventh. After […]

After All-Star win, Volcanoes hit wall

After All-Star win, Volcanoes hit wall

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A 16-3 victory over a college all-star team June 12 helped prepare the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes for the 2014 season. The game, which featured home runs by Shilo McCall and newcomer Fernando Pujadas, showed the fans in Volcanoes Stadium several new as well as returning players as Salem-Keizer manager Gary […]

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 […]

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