Sunday, November 30, 2014

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Lamb shines in Australia

#VolcanoesNation Cameron Lamb (SKV '10, '11), now with the Astros organization, is already also in his fifth season in the Australian Baseball League, playing for the very successful Perth Heat franchise. Cameron is one of the ABL's all-time greats, with a career record of 11-5, a 2.76 ERA and about a 2:1 strikeout to walk ratio.

#VolcanoesNation Cameron Lamb (SKV '10, '11), ahora con la organización de los Astros, ya está también en su quinta temporada en la Liga de Béisbol de Australia, jugando para la muy exitosa franquicia Perth Heat. Cameron es uno de los grandes de todos los tiempos de la ABL, con un récord de 11-5, efectividad de 2.76 y alrededor de un 2: 1 de ponches a caminar relación.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving

#VolcanoesNation on behalf of the entire Salem-Keizer Volcanoes organization, we wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving. We are all very proud of the fact that some time during the year, you all give something back to the community. Your commitment to giving your time, helping those in need and encouraging others to reach their dreams is something to be celebrated. Thank you. Happy holidays.

#VolcanoesNation En nombre de toda la organización de Salem-Keizer Volcanes, le deseamos un muy feliz Día de Gracias. Todos estamos muy orgullosos del hecho de que en algún momento durante el año, todos ustedes devolver algo a la comunidad. Su compromiso de dar su tiempo, ayudar a los necesitados y animar a otros a alcanzar sus sueños es algo para celebrar. Gracias. Felices fiestas.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Team Store Open Black Friday

Volcanoes Team Store Featured Item of the Day: 2014 San Francisco Giants World Series Official Locker Room Tee. Wear what the Giants wore on the field after the World Series win. Quantities limited.

The Volcanoes Team Store is open every day until Christmas. Opening Black Friday at 4 a.m.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Thank you Panda

#VolcanoesNation Pablo "Panda" Sandoval signed with the Boston Red Sox today; Pablo is forever on the Mount Rushmore of Salem-Keizer Volcanoes alumni and a huge part of three World Championships. We thank Panda and wish him and his family the very best!

With the changing seasons comes new opportunity and tonight a new era of Salem-Keizer Volcanoes alumni prepares to make their case for the starting 3B of the San Francisco Giants. Dynasties exist because teams can and choose to evolve. Tonight is a case to celebrate our great friend Pablo Sandoval and to celebrate the new and exciting era to come for the 2015 San Francisco Giants.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

VolcanoesNation Broadcast 11-22-2014

#VolcanoesNation in tonight's broadcast live from the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Radio Network -- we talk Panda, winter ball, spring training, and yes, holiday shopping. Producer Crater says stop on by to Volcanoes Nation | Episode Nov. 22, 2014:

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Hall silences all

#WinterBall -- Volcanoes Nation - the man keeps on rollin' -- Cody Hall (SKV '11) made it now 15 games (#WOW!!), 15 innings in relief with 0 earned runs allowed in his winter ball stint in Venezuela. Cody also has 15 K's and only 2 walks and now 10 saves. Opponents are batting just .082 against Mr. Hall... Represent!!

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Mickey Walker sets sights on St. Martin's University

#VolcanoesNation -- our own Mickey Walker -- one of the finest, hard-working and honest members of the Volcanoes Nation we have, signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball at St. Martin's University.

Check out the wonderful news, as featured in Bill Poehler's article for the Statesman Journal. 

Monday, November 17, 2014

2015 looking ahead

#Volcanoes2015 -- September 3, 2015: last game of the 2015 Regular Season: Eugene at Salem-Keizer -- I got a feeling something special will be on the line for this one!

Sunday, November 16, 2014

2015 looking ahead

#VolcanoesNation -- something about this series I already am counting down the days: August 9-11, 2015: Hillsboro Hops @ Salem-Keizer Volcanoes. 2014 NWL Champs @ Affiliate, 2010, 2012, 2014 World Champions. It's on! 

#VolcanoesNation - Algo acerca de esta serie ya estoy contando los días: 9 a 11 ag 2015: Hillsboro Lúpulo @ Salem-Keizer Volcanes. 2014 NWL Campos @ afiliados, 2010, 2012, 2014 campeones del mundo. Está en!

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Hall and Okert shine in winter ball

#VolcanoesNation - check out the math here: Cody Hall (SKV '11) and Steve Okert (SKV '12) - their combined winter ball stats: 25 games, 25 innings pitched, **1 earned run allowed**, 15 saves, 31 strikeouts, 3 walks. I don't even have a Thesaurus word to say this any better...WOW!

#VolcanoesNation - Echa un vistazo a las matemáticas aquí: Cody Hall (SKV '11) y Steve Okert (SKV '12) - sus estadísticas de bolas de invierno combinados: 25 juegos, 25 entradas lanzadas, ** 1 carrera limpia permitidos **, 15 salvamentos, 31 ponches, 3 bases por bolas. Ni siquiera tengo una palabra Tesauro decir esto mejor ... ¡GUAU!

Friday, November 14, 2014

Volcanoes Fantasy Baseball Game of the Week 11/14/2014

#VolcanoesNation -- tonight's free radio broadcast: the 1951 Klamath Falls Gems are in town to take on your 2014 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes "live" from Volcanoes Stadium.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Minor Leagues, Major Dreams

#VolcanoesNation -- your great support of the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes and the entire Giants organization helps win World Championships. Don't just take my word for it, check out this article by William Boor @

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Hall keeps the hot hand

#WinterBall -- Volcanoes Nation, Cody Hall (SKV '11) made it now 12 games (WOW!!), 12 innings in relief with 0 earned runs allowed in his winter ball stint in Venezuela. Cody also has 13 K's and only 1 walk. Represent!!

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Monday, November 10, 2014

Okert continues to shine in AFL

#WinterBall -- how about this relief line for Steve Okert (SKV '12) today: 1 inning pitched, struck out 3, lowered Arizona Fall League ERA to 0.82!!!

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Hall continues to shine in Winter Ball

#WinterBall -- Volcanoes Nation, Cody Hall (SKV '11) made it now 11 games, 11 innings in relief with 0 earned runs allowed in his winter ball stint in Venezuela. It's impressive to go 11 innings of no earned runs, but spread that over 11 games -- even harder to do! Go get 'em Cody!

#WinterBall - Volcanes Nación, Cody Hall (SKV '11) hicieron ahora 11 juegos, 11 entradas en relieve con 0 carreras limpias permitidas en su bola de invierno temporada en Venezuela. Es impresionante ir 11 entradas de ningún carreras limpias, pero la voz de que más de 11 juegos - aún más difícil de hacer! Ir a por ellos Cody!

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Snodgrass shines

#WinterBall -- Volcanoes Nation, Jack Snodgrass (SKV '11) is off to a strong start in the Venezuelan League, sporting a record of 2-1 and a 3.18 ERA after 5 starts. Jack has spent the last two years with Double-A Richmond, each year he was an Eastern League All-star!

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Posey, MadBum 2014 Silver Sluggers

Congratulations to Buster Posey (SKV '08) and Madison Bumgarner (NLCS, World Series MVP) for earning Silver Slugger Awards in their respective positions.

This was Buster's second award (2012) and hopeful an on-going trend for these Giants greats for many years to come.

Felicitaciones a Buster Posey (SKV '08) y Madison Bumgarner (Serie de Campeonato, MVP de la Serie Mundial) para ganar plata Bates en sus respectivas posiciones.

Este fue el segundo premio de Buster (2012) y la esperanza de una continua tendencia de estos grandes gigantes de muchos años por venir.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Ransom shines in Winter Ball

#WinterBall -- Volcanoes Nation, what do you think? Cody Ransom (SKV '11) has played in 10 winter ball games this year in Venezuela so far in the city of Anzoategui and has 7 saves and 0 ERA in 10.1 innings; striking out 12 and allowing only two hits...not bad right? #Awesome

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Volcanoes in AFL 11/4/2014

#WinterBall -- Volcanoes Nation, although the Scottsdale Scorpions (Arizona Fall League which includes SF Giants) fell short tonight, another nice night for Blake Miller (SKV '13) who had a hit, run and stolen base; Steven Okert (SKV '12) pitched another scoreless relief inning to lower his AFL ERA to 0.90!

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Jonathan Sanchez -- Volcanoes Alumni Playoff History

In our countdown to 2015 Opening Day, we'll feature Salem-Keizer Volcanoes who have played in the post-season - both Minor and Major Leagues.

Tonight we feature Jonathan Sanchez (SKV '04).

Jonathan was a perfect 2-0 and a sparkling 0.77 ERA in the 2005 California League Playoffs with San Jose.

Jonathan was a part of that amazing 2010 World Series run that saw the first Volcanoes help win a World Championship, striking out 22 opponents in 20 post season innings.

Jonathan Sanchez is forever, Volcanoes Nation.

En nuestra cuenta atrás para el Día Inaugural 2015, vamos a presentamos Salem-Keizer Volcanes que han jugado en la postemporada - tanto Menores y Grandes Ligas.

Esta noche presentamos Jonathan Sánchez (SKV '04).

Jonathan era un perfecto 2-0 y una efectividad de 0.77 con gas en los Playoffs 2005 de la Liga de California con San José.

Jonathan era una parte de ese increíble carrera de la Serie Mundial de 2010, que vieron los primeros Volcanes ayudan a ganar un Campeonato del Mundo, ponchando a 22 oponentes en 20 innings la temporada de correos.

Jonathan Sánchez es para siempre, Volcanes Nación.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Pablo Sandoval -- Volcanoes Alumni Playoff History

In our countdown to 2015 Opening Day, we'll feature Salem-Keizer Volcanoes who have played in the post-season - both Minor and Major Leagues.

Tonight we feature Pablo Sandoval (SKV '05).

Panda played in MiLB playoffs with Augusta ('06) and San Jose ('07) and batted .288 (17-for-59) with two HR and 10 RBI.

Pablo would become one of the San Francisco Giants all-time clutch post-season players and so far has a .344 career average during the three World Champion runs with 53 all-time playoff hits, 6 HR and 20 RBI.

Pablo Sandoval is forever, Volcanoes Nation.

En nuestra cuenta atrás para el Día Inaugural 2015, vamos a presentamos Salem-Keizer Volcanes que han jugado en la postemporada - tanto Menores y Grandes Ligas.

Esta noche presentamos Pablo Sandoval (SKV '05).

Panda jugó en los playoffs MiLB con Augusta ('06) y San José (07) y bateó para .288 (17-para-59) con dos HR y 10 RBI.

Pablo se convertiría en uno de los San Francisco Giants de todos los tiempos los jugadores después de la temporada de embrague y hasta ahora tiene un promedio de .344 de carrera durante los tres campeón del mundo corre con 53 éxitos de todos los tiempos de playoffs, 6 HR y 20 RBI.

Pablo Sandoval es para siempre, Volcanes Nación.

Volcanoes shine in AFL

#NOVEMBERBASEBALL as we speak the Arizona Fall League is having its "Fall Stars" game. Think of the AFL as a collection of the some of the most promising MLB-soon players.

The San Francisco Giants send players to the Scottsdale Scorpions, which also has players from the Yankees, Mets, Phillies and Pirates.

Steven Okert is 1-0, with 7 relief appearances and a lean-and-mean 1.00 ERA.

Blake Miller has played in 11 games so far, and has 7 hits in his first 40 at-bats.

The Scorpions are back in action Monday @ the Peoria Javelinas.

#NOVEMBERBASEBALL Mientras hablamos la Liga Otoñal de Arizona está teniendo su "Fall Estrellas" del juego. Piense en la AFL como una colección de los algunos de los jugadores de la MLB-pronto más prometedores.

Los Gigantes de San Francisco envía a los jugadores a los Scorpions de Scottsdale, que también tiene jugadores de los Yankees, Mets, Filis y los Piratas.

Steven Okert es 1-0, con 7 apariciones como relevista y una media de mezcla pobre y 1.00 de efectividad.

Blake Miller ha jugado en 11 partidos hasta el momento, y tiene 7 hits en sus bates en primer 40.

Los escorpiones están de vuelta en acción Lunes @ los Javelinas Peoria.