Archive for the Category ‘Salem-Keizer Volcanoes’

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 […]

Volcanoes halt losing skid with squeeker

Volcanoes halt losing skid with squeeker

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A losing streak was snapped Monday as the Volcanoes edged the visiting Tri-City Dust Devils 3-2 at home. Each club had a home run with one man on base in the second inning, but Salem-Keizer added a run in the sixth. Starting pitcher Pat Young, who had been with […]

Rocky week for Salem-Keizer at home

Rocky week for Salem-Keizer at home

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes July 23: Hillsboro 9, Volcanoes 6 The home series with the Hops started with their first win over Salem-Keizer. A one-run bottom of the first inning gave the Volcanoes their only lead of the game. Tyler Hollick singled, reached second base on an error and third on a grounder, and […]

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 […]

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