MLB News and Notes


Monday, October 20, 2014

World Series-eve

#VolcanoesNation, here we meet again; the cusp of history, adventure, small towns and the big city -- where legends are born, heartbreak unfolds, and former Salem-Keizer Volcanoes vie to become World Champions...Ladies and Gentlemen, get ready for a great ride, for tomorrow begins the 110th World Series.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Ishikawa sends the Giants to the World Series

***BREAKING NEWS*** When you wish upon a star! #VolcanoesNation, Travis Ishikawa's (SKV '02, '03) 3-run home run sends us to THE WORLD SERIES!!!!!!!!!!!!

Game 1 - Tue, Oct 21 Giants @ Royals 5:07 PM
Game 2 - Wed, Oct 22 Giants @ Royals 5:07 PM
Game 3 - Fri, Oct 24 Royals @ Giants 5:07 PM
Game 4 - Sat, Oct 25 Royals @ Giants 5:07 PM
Game 5 - Sun, Oct 26 Royals @ Giants 5:07 PM
Game 6 - Tue, Oct 28 Giants @ Royals 5:07 PM
Game 7 - Wed, Oct 29 Giants @ Royals 5:07 PM
All times are in Pacific Time

#VolcanoesNation, we know there is a lot going on in life, and that sports for many is a relief from some real issues you are facing -- please, take the time to allow yourselves to enjoy this. You are a part of this magical and historic golden age of the San Francisco Giants. Soak it in -- you all earned it!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Giants win NLCS Game 4

***BREAKING NEWS*** another mega-battle between the Giants and Cardinals: The G-men hung tough and won game #4, 6-4, and now lead the National League Championship Series, 3-1.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Giants win NLCS Game 3

#VolcanoesNation - Travis Ishikawa (SKV '02, '03) had Crater-sized 3-RBI day today helping the SF Giants win NLCS game #3 5-4 (10 innings). Travis, all the more wonderful for how you stuck with the game the last two years. Represent!!

Monday, October 13, 2014

NLCS Game 3 tomorrow

#VolcanoesNation -- you know that combination of huge excitement and butterflies in the stomach?That's called Game 3 of the NLCS is less than 24 hours away!!!

Sunday, October 12, 2014

NLCS Game 2

#VolcanoesNation - we tip our caps to the Cards who won Game #2 tonight 5-4 to even the series 1-1. Game #3 is Tuesday where the Giants will host. I'll say this: we are very proud of how hard the G-men and the Volcanoes alumni fought back tonight. You can't win 'em all in life nor baseball, but there is something very special about the 2014 San Francisco Giants!

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

NLCS 2014

#VolcanoesNation - we know the SF Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals are going to play each other tough. Does this go seven games or does one of these teams keep the hot hand and close it early? What's your feel for the 2014 NLCS?

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Giants win NLDS over Nats

***BREAKING NEWS*** THEY DID IT! The San Francisco Giants and a roster filled with Salem-Keizer Volcanoes will play for their third NL Pennant in five years!!!!

#VolcanoesNation - Joe Panik (SKV '11, NWL MVP '11) had another two hits and scored the NLDS-winning run tonight in Game 4.

#VolcanoesNation -- Ryan Vogelsong (SKV '98) the longest serving Volcanoes alumni **still with the Giants throws 5.2 innings of two-hit ball, allowing only one run. Only Ryan and Curt Shilling in the last 50 years have five consecutive postseason starts allowing one or less runs. You did it Ryan!! Thanks man.

#VolcanoesNation - another 2 hits tonight for Buster Posey (SKV '08) who finished the NLDS batting .389.

#VolcanoesNation - two-hit night for Brandon Crawford (SKV '08) who is writing his own chapter in Volcanoes MLB October greatness!

#VolcanoesNation - we also salute these NLDS Game 4 Volcanoes: Panda ('05), Matt Duffy ('12), Sergio Romo ('05), Travis Ishikawa ('02, '03), Nate Schierholtz ('03) now with the Nationals.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Vogelsong to start NLDS Game 4

#VolcanoesNation - we tip our caps to the Washington Nationals - they played well; NLDS Game 4 is tomorrow ~5 p.m. Volcanoes Stadium time; Ryan Vogelsong (Volcanoes '98), the longest-active Volcanoes alumni, takes the mound with a chance to send the Giants to the NLCS. Crater says, "it's on!"