Pugh Becomes Latest Admiral to Return in 2017

By: Dave Grant VALLEJO, Calif. – Outfielder Tillman Pugh has re-signed and will return for his third season, the Admirals front office announced on Tuesday. Pugh played for Vallejo during both its inaugural season of 2013 and in 2014, when he stole a Pacific...

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Bautista Added to Admirals Roster for 2017

By: Dave Grant VALLEJO, Calif. – The Admirals welcome back third baseman Gerald Bautista for the upcoming 2017 season as he joins a growing list of returners who have recently re-signed with Vallejo. Bautista was named the top defensive third baseman by the Pacific...

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Banks Returns for Admirals in 2017

By Dave Grant VALLEJO, Calif. – The Admirals have announced that left-handed pitcher Demetrius Banks has re-signed, making him the third pitcher to finalize his return for Vallejo ahead of the 2017 season. Banks last pitched for the Admirals in 2015 when he compiled a...

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Rubalcava Added to Growing List of Returning Admirals

By Dave Grant VALLEJO, Calif. – Outfielder/catcher Andrew Rubalcava joined the growing number of returning Admirals players ahead of the 2017 season, making him the fourth Admiral to re-sign with the club over the past month. Rubalcava joins manager PJ Phillips and...

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Dinelli Returns for Fourth Season with Admirals

By Dave Grant VALLEJO, Calif. – The Vallejo Admirals will bring back a familiar face to the 2017 roster as starting pitcher David Dinelli will return for his fourth season with the franchise and 11th in professional baseball. Dinelli – the Admirals all-time strikeouts...

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Admirals Go Local at 2017 League Tryout

Team Bolsters Pitching Staff, Roster Depth in Draft By Dave Grant     PITTSBURG, Calif. – After two days of Pacific Association tryouts that included rain, indoor hitting sessions and a four-hour long scrimmage, the Vallejo Admirals largely remained local in...

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Admirals Bring Back Reigning Rookie of the Year Hutchinson

By Dave Grant VALLEJO, Calif. – Six-game winner and 2016 Pacific Association Rookie of the Year Marquis Hutchinson has re-signed with the Admirals for the upcoming 2017 season. The right-hander went 6-5 with a 3.61 ERA a season ago, while becoming the second Admirals...

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De La Cruz Signed by Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

By Dave Grant VALLEJO, Calif. – The Vallejo Admirals announced on Thursday that the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have purchased the contract of pitcher Kida De La Cruz. De La Cruz was tied for third on the Admirals with 58 strikeouts last season while compiling a 3-4...

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PJ Phillips to Lead Admirals in 2017

By, Tim Fitzgerald Charisma. Swag. Confidence. Whatever you call it, the Vallejo Admirals are sticking with a manager who has it – along with an accomplished minor-league resume as a player. The team has announced they will retain PJ Phillips who took over as player...

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Three Admirals Voted Top Defender at Their Positions

By Tim Fitzgerald For three seasons now the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs has given out league awards for its top performers. Today the top fielders at each position were announced, and for the second time in three seasons the Admirals have...

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Kevin Reilly plans to be back as Vallejo Admirals owner

By Matt O'Donnell The Vallejo Admirals have had a new owner at the start of every one of their four seasons in the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs. Local real estate agent Kevin Reilly intends for that to change. Reilly said he expects to return to...

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Admirals lose season finale; Sandford finishes with 99 steals

By Matt O'Donnell There’s no telling what would have happened if Vallejo Admirals center fielder Darian Sandford would have stole his 100th base. Maybe he would have picked the base up and lofted it over his head like Rickey Henderson did when he became the all-time...

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Congressman Mike Thompson to throw out first pitch on Friday

By Tim Fitzgerald Congressman Mike Thompson returns to throw out another ceremonial first pitch Friday, August 26th at Wilson Park in Vallejo. Representative Thompson began the tradition in 2014, and became a sponsor of the Admirals in 2015. He even signed a one-day...

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Admirals eliminated from second-half contention

Taylor Thurber helped the Sonoma Stompers inch closer to the second-half championship in the Pacific Association. Thurber and two relievers combined on a three-hitter as the Vallejo Admirals lost 6-0. Thurber allowed just four hits and struck out five in six innings...

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Questionable calls cost Admirals in Pittsburg

PITTSBURG, Calif. – The Vallejo Admirals fell victim to another walk-off loss, this time at the hands of the Pittsburg Diamonds by a 5-4 score. Vallejo led for most of the game after a four run second inning, but a disastrous eighth and ninth inning doomed the...

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Vallejo offense explodes in Pittsburg

By Daniel Barrera PITTSBURG, Calif. – The list of contributors could go on and on for the Vallejo Admirals on Saturday night, as the team collected 12 hits on the road in an 11-8 victory against the Pittsburg Diamonds. Perhaps most impressive was Vallejo’s ability to...

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Admirals can’t complete sweep of Sonoma

By Vallejo Times Herald Staff Fairfield’s Daniel Baptista made sure the Vallejo Admirals put away the brooms. Baptista, the former Solano College slugger, cracked two homers and finished with seven RBIs as the Sonoma Stompers blew out the Admirals 13-4 on Thursday in...

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Sandford steals the show… and home vs. Sonoma

By Vallejo Times Herald and Admirals Staff Vallejo Admirals center fielder Darian Sandford had already demolished the Pacific Association single-season record for stolen bases. On Wednesday, he decided to surpass his own personal record. Sandford had five steals...

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Perez leads the way as Admirals avoid sweep

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – Pedro Perez made the most of his start at shortstop for the Vallejo Admirals on Sunday afternoon, producing three RBIs and displaying steady defense to help his team defeat the San Rafael Pacifcs 9-3. With the victory the Admirals avoided a sweep...

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Walk-off woes continues in San Rafael

By Daniel Barrera SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – The Vallejo Admirals continued to struggle at Albert Park, losing to the San Rafael Pacifics 3-2 by way of a walk-off error in the bottom of the ninth inning. The Admirals once again got a strong start from Roman Gomez and led...

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