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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 […]

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. […]

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