Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Giants finish April in First Place

Game #28: San Francisco Giants 3, San Diego Padres 2: another two-hit night for Buster Posey (Volcanoes '08); another save for Sergio Romo (Volcanoes '05) and the Giants finish the month in First Place in the National League West with a 17-11 record. #VolcanoesNation #PoweredByCrater

Juego # 28: San Francisco Giants 3, San Diego Padres 2: otra noche de dos hits para Buster Posey (Volcanes '08); otra parada de Sergio Romo (Volcanes '05) y los Gigantes a terminar el mes en el primer lugar en la Liga Nacional del Oeste con un récord de 17-11. #VolcanoesNation #PoweredByCrater

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Giants top Padres

Buster Posey (Volcanoes '08) went yard for the sixth time this season as the NL West, First Place, San Francisco Giants topped a tough San Diego team 6-0 today. The G-men improve to 16-11. # VolcanoesNation

Buster Posey (Volcanes '08) fue yardas por sexta vez esta temporada como el Oeste de la Nacional, Primer puesto, San Francisco Giants rematado un duro equipo de San Diego 6-0 hoy. Los hombres-G mejoran a 16-11. # VolcanoesNation

Monday, April 28, 2014

Volcanoes alumni Escobar shines in Triple-A

Volcanoes Nation, Edwin Escobar (Volcanoes '10) is the youngest member of the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies and is one step away from getting his shot in The Show. Come see Volcanoes in 2014; many will be Giants down the road.

Nación Volcanes, Edwin Escobar (Volcanes '10) es el miembro más joven de los Triple-A Grizzlies de Fresno y es un paso de conseguir su disparo en el show. Venga a ver los Volcanes en el 2014; muchos serán los Gigantes en el camino.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Giants sweep Cleveland

Game #25: San Francisco Giants 4, Cleveland Indians 1: G-Men get the sweep and improve to 15-10, now holding a 1.5 game lead in the NL West. Sergio Romo (Volcanoes '05) improved to 2-0; Ryan Vogelsong (Volcanoes '98) pitched seven innings of two-hit ball; doubles by Pablo Sandoval (Volcanoes '05) and Brandon Crawford (Volcanoes '08).

Juego # 25: San Francisco Giants 4, Indios de Cleveland 1: G-Men consiguen el barrido y mejorar a 15-10, ahora con una ventaja de 1.5 juegos en el Oeste de la Nacional. Sergio Romo (Volcanes '05) mejoró a 2-0; Ryan Vogelsong (Volcanes '98) lanzó siete entradas de pelota de dos hits; dobletes de Pablo Sandoval (Volcanes '05) y Brandon Crawford (Volcanes '08).

Giants top Cleveland to remain in First Place

Game #24: San Francisco Giants 5, Cleveland Indians 3: G-Men improve to 14-10 and remain in first place in the National League West. Buster Posey (Volcanoes '08) went yard (5); Tim Lincecum (Volcanoes '06) hung tough through four-and-two-thirds and Sergio Romo (Volcanoes '05) earned his sixth save.

Juego # 24: San Francisco Giants 5, Indios de Cleveland 3: G-Men mejorar a 14-10 y se mantienen en el primer lugar en la Liga Nacional Oeste. Buster Posey (Volcanes '08) fueron patio (5); Tim Lincecum (Volcanes '06) se mantuvo firme a través de cuatro y dos tercios y Sergio Romo (Volcanes '05) ganó su sexto salvamento.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Volcanoes Fantasy Baseball Game of the Week 4/25/2014

Volcanoes Nation, we have a great fantasy game tonight live from Volcanoes Stadium as the 1999 Sacramento Steelheads visit your two-time Division Champion, 2013 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

2014 Volcanoes Job Fair

Volcanoes Nation, working in Minor League Baseball is more than some income -- it teaches you good skills you carry through your career. I'm living proof: the annual Volcanoes Job Fair held at Volcanoes Stadium IS this Friday, April 25th, from 4:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. Cheers - JL

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Giants top Rockies in big-score win

Volcanoes Nation: awesome 12-10 win by the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies in the very tight NL West. Giants hold a "playoff spot" by way of the Wild Card. Yes, it is April and yes, I am talking playoff spot. 

Volcanes Nación: impresionante 12-10 victoria de los Gigantes de San Francisco sobre los Rockies de Colorado en el muy apretado Oeste de la Nacional. Gigantes ocupan un "lugar en los playoffs" por medio de la Wild Card. , estamos en abril y sí, estoy hablando lugar en los playoffs.

Volcans nations: impressionnant 12-10 victoire des Giants de San Francisco sur les Rockies du Colorado dans le très serré NL Ouest. Giants détiennent une "place en séries éliminatoires» par le biais de la Wild Card. Oui, c'est Avril et oui, je parle place en séries éliminatoires.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Volcanoes Minor League report 4/21/2014

Volcanoes Nation, Double-A Giants affiliate, the Richmond Flying Squirrels are in first place in the Eastern League, Western Division at 10-7. Say five times very fast "First Place Flying Squirrels."

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Volcanoes alumni report 4/20/2014

The San Francisco Giants (11-8) topped a very determined San Diego Padres squad, 4-3, today. Tim Lincecum (Volcanoes '06) earned the win; Buster Posey (Volcanoes '08) went deep. The Giants have held a "playoff spot" for 15 games now. The G-men are off to Colorado for a three-game set starting tomorrow.

Volcanoes Nation: Triple-A, Fresno: Adam Duvall (Volcanoes '10) leads the team in home runs (6), RBI (18)... and fans who want his autograph (1,238).

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Crater Egg Hunt

#VolcanoesNation, in a recent article from the American Journal of American Minor League Mascots it was proven that seeing Crater will make you more happy and relaxed.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Volcanoes Fantasy Baseball Game of the Week 4/18/2014

#VolcanoesNation, it is a great April evening for baseball and we have another classic tonight as Mark McGwire and the 1982 Alaska Glacier Pilots return to Volcanoes Stadium to take on your two-time Division Champions, 2013 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes. There never is an offseason with your Volcanoes.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Next up...The Padres

The San Francisco Giants begin their new series against the San Diego Padres with a sharp 10-6 record and First Place in the NL West with the Brooklyn Dodgers 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Giants/Dodgers in another close game

Giants beat Big Blue in thrilling fashion tonight, 2-1. Ryan Vogelsong (Volcanoes '98) went six strong allowing one run; Sergio Romo (Volcanoes '05) earned his fourth save; both RBI tonight from Volcanoes too: Pablo Sandoval (Volcanoes '05) and Buster Posey (Volcanoes '08); how can I top this post? Time to retire

#VolcanoesNation you know the Giants / Dodgers Series is great when other stations cut away to give live coverage like it was the deciding playoff game.

# VolcanoesNation conoce el / la Serie Dodgers Gigantes es grande cuando otras estaciones cortadas para dar cobertura en directo como si fuera el partido de eliminatoria para decidir.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Combo pack kicks off 2014

Volcanoes Nation, the wait is over! Get your 2014 start to family entertainment this spring and summer -- the Oregon State Beavers and the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes are a Combo pack.

And whether you are a Beaver, Duck, Pilot or name your favorite mascot -- we all appreciate top baseball in the Pacific Northwest.

The Beavers are coming to Keizer to play at Volcanoes Stadium, versus the University of Portland Pilots, on Tuesday, May 13th.

One month later, on Friday, June 13th, it will be Opening Night for the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes as they take on the defending League Champion Vancouver Canadians.

Two Tickets – One Low Discounted Price !! For just $30, you will receive a Lower Level Box Seat for Both of these great games. (while supplies last, subject to availability). Enjoy a fantastic post-game fireworks show on the Volcanoes’ Opening Night presented by PT Northwest!

Call Crater and your Volcanoes today and get ready for two wonderful events you are an important part of: 503-390-2225

Thank you Volcanoes Nation

Monday, April 14, 2014

Giants, Dodgers meet in important April series

Yankees/Red Sox? Sure it makes for good TV, but we'll take Giants/Dodgers (and Volcanoes/Hops or Volcanoes/Emeralds) any day. Three-game set with the G-Men and Big Blue starts tomorrow. It's on.

Yankees / Red Sox? Claro que lo convierte en una buena televisión, pero vamos a tomar Gigantes / Dodgers (y Volcanes / Lúpulo o Volcanes / Esmeraldas) cualquier día. De tres juegos con los G-Men y Big Blue comienza mañana. El que está.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Giants win series with Rockies 4/13/2014

Giants Video: Brandon Crawford (Volcanoes '08) hit a massive water-shot, walk-off home run to give the San Francisco Giants a series win against the Colorado Rockies. The Giants at 8-5 are First Place in the National League Wild Card standings and have been in a "playoff spot" for nine games in 2014.

Gigantes del vídeo: Brandon Crawford (Volcanes '08) alcanzó un enorme-shot agua, walk-off home run para dar el Gigantes de San Francisco una victoria de la serie contra los Rockies de Colorado. Los Giants en 8-5 son el primer lugar en la tabla de posiciones de la Liga Nacional de Wild Card y han estado en un "escenario de la final" durante nueve partidos en 2014.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Giants and Rockies go to game three

Tomorrow is another great third-game, series-deciding game, between the San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies; you have the feeling the NL West is going to go down to game #162. #VolcanoesNation

Mañana es otro gran tercer juego, juego de la serie de decidir, entre los Gigantes de San Francisco y los Rockies de Colorado; Tienes la sensación de la División Oeste va a bajar a juego # 162. # VolcanoesNation

Friday, April 11, 2014

Volcanoes Fantasy Baseball Game of the Week 4/11/2014

Volcanoes Nation - we have some Oregon Coast baseball fans who waited nearly 40 years for this fantasy game: the 1976 Cannon Beach Cannons get their big chance against the 2013 two-time Division Champion, Salem-Keizer Volcanoes #VolcanoesNation #HaystackRock

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Giants update 4/10/2014

Giants and Diamondbacks are going toe-to-toe like two great boxers tonight; reminds me of how great the Volcanoes and Hops rivalry is becoming. This is a big game tonight because both teams want this series for momentum.

The San Francisco Giants wake up today at 6-3, and for the fifth game are in First Place in the National League West. Big game with Arizona today as both teams looking to win the series.

Gigantes y Diamondbacks van-mano a mano como dos grandes boxeadores de esta noche; me recuerda a lo grande los Volcanes y Lúpulo rivalidad se está convirtiendo. Este es un gran juego de esta noche, porque los dos equipos quieren esta serie para el impulso.

Los Gigantes de San Francisco se despiertan hoy en 6-3, y por quinto juego están en primer lugar en la Liga Nacional Oeste. El partido con Arizona hoy en día como los dos equipos que buscan ganar la serie.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Giants update 4/9/2014

Game #8 Update: Arizona leads the San Francisco Giants 7-3 going into late innings; but hats off to Buster Posey (Volcanoes '08) who already hit his third home run of the 2014 season!

Juego # 8 Actualización: Arizona lidera el San Francisco Giants 7-3 va a entradas tardías; pero felicitaciones a Buster Posey (Volcanes '08) que ya conectó su tercer jonrón de la temporada 2014!

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

2014 | Justin Lacche | Brief Moment of Peace

2014 | Justin Lacche | Brief Moment of Peace
Brief moment of peace. Justin Lacche, 2014
8" x 10" acrylic & pen

Giants recap 4/8/2014

Game #8 FINAL: San Francisco Giants 7, Arizona Diamondbacks 3: Giants improve to 6-2 and finish their night for the fourth time in 2014 in First Place in the National League West.

Two-hit game from Brandon Crawford (Volcanoes '08) and hits by Volcanoes alumni Buster Posey (Volcanoes '08) + RBI, and Pablo Sandoval (Volcanoes '05).

Both teams are back in action tomorrow night - 7:05 p.m. Crater time.

Juego # 8 FINAL: Gigantes de San Francisco 7, Arizona Diamondbacks 3: Giants mejorar a 6-2 y terminan su noche por cuarta vez en 2014 en el primer lugar en la Liga Nacional Oeste.

Juego de dos hits de Brandon Crawford (Volcanes '08) y éxitos de los Volcanes de ex alumnos Buster Posey (Volcanes '08) + RBI, y Pablo Sandoval (Volcanes '05).

Ambos equipos están de vuelta en acción mañana en la noche - 19:05 hora cráter.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Giants report 4/6/2014

Game #7 Final: Dodgers topped the San Francisco Giants today 6-2; Giants still finish their road trip 5-2, winning both series (Arizona, Dodgers) and finish their third game on 2014 in First Place in the NL West. G-Men get tomorrow off and then finally a home game on Tuesday against the DBacks. #VolcanoesNation

Juego # 7 Final: Dodgers encabezó la San Francisco Giants hoy 6-2; Gigantes todavía terminan su viaje por carretera por 5-2, ganando ambas series (Arizona, Dodgers) y terminar su tercer partido en 2014 en el primer lugar en la División Oeste. G-Men consiguen el día libre mañana y, finalmente, un partido en casa el martes contra los DBacks. # VolcanoesNation

Saturday, April 5, 2014

2014 | Justin Lacche | Bottom of the First | In-stadium Contest

2014 | Justin Lacche | Bootm of the First | In-stadium Contest
2014 | Justin Lacche | Bottom of the First | In-stadium Contest | 8"x10" acrylic & pen  


Giants improve to 5-1 to start 2014

Game #7, 2014: FINAL: San Francisco Giants 7, LA Dodgers 2. Giants improve to 5-1 and spend their second game in 2014 in First Place in the National League West. #VolcanoesNation

Game #6, 2014: Giants currently playing Dodgers: Panda (Volcanoes '05) has his first home run of 2014 - a massive 3-run blast. If you are over Alaska, let us know when the ball lands please. #VolcanoesNation

Juego # 7, 2014: FINAL: Gigantes de San Francisco 7, LA Dodgers 2. Gigantes de mejorar a 5-1 y pasan su segundo partido en el 2014 en el primer lugar en la Liga Nacional Oeste. # VolcanoesNation

Juego # 6, 2014: Giants jugando actualmente Dodgers: Panda (Volcanes '05) tiene su primer jonrón del año 2014 - una masiva explosión de 3 carreras. Si usted tiene más de Alaska, háganoslo saber cuando la bola caiga por favor. # VolcanoesNation 

Friday, April 4, 2014

Giants top Big Blue 8-4

Final, Game #5: San Francisco Giants 8, LA Dodgers 4. Giants improve to 4-1 this season. Ryan Vogelsong (Volcanoes '98) helped his own cause with 2 RBI at the plate, and Buster Posey (Volcanoes '08) got another double. The G-Men end the night, for the first time this young season, in First Place in the National League West (these are the posts all social media folks live for).

Final, Juego # 5: San Francisco Giants 8, LA Dodgers 4. Gigantes mejorar su foja a 4-1 en esta temporada. Ryan Vogelsong (Volcanes '98) ayudó a su propia causa con 2 RBI en el plato, y Buster Posey (Volcanes '08) consiguió otro doblete. Los G-Men terminan la noche, por primera vez, esta joven temporada, en el primer lugar en la Liga Nacional Oeste (estos son los mensajes todo amigos de redes sociales viven para).

Giants improve to 3-1 to start 2014

Final, Game #4, 2014: San Francisco Giants 8, Arizona Diamondbacks 5; Panda (Volcanoes '05) had a double; Tim Lincecum (Volcanoes '06) went six innings; the G-men start 2014 with a 3-1 record in the Volcanoes/Hops Cup.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

2014 | Justin Lacche | Mother, Daughter, Granddaughter

2014 | Justin Lacche | Mother, Daughter, Granddaughter
2014 | Justin Lacche | Mother, Daughter, Granddaughter
8"x 10" acrylic & pen

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

2014 | Justin Lacche | Bottom of the First, RBI Double

2014 | Justin Lacche | Bottom of the First, RBI Double 8"x10" acrylic & pen
2014 | Justin Lacche | Bottom of the First, RBI Double
8"x10" acrylic & pen

Volcanoes update 4/1/2014

SF Giants, behind the efforts of two Volcanoes alumni, win Opening Day in stunning fashion: a 9-8 comeback at Arizona: go-ahead home run by Buster Posey (Volcanoes '08) and save by Sergio Romo (Volcanoes '05). #CraterPower

After two games, Buster Posey (Volcanoes '08) already has 3 RBI; Buster and the Giants meet the Diamondbacks tomorrow to see who wins this first head-to-head series of 2014.