Stompers Keep Pressure On, Sweep Admirals Again

By: Dave Grant VALLEJO, Calif. – The Admirals were swept for the second consecutive series by the Sonoma Stompers after falling 8-4 in the series finale Thursday night at Wilson Park. Vallejo has now dropped eight of nine games overall this season versus Sonoma and...

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Admirals Comeback Falls Short Against Sonoma

By: Matt O'Donnell (Times-Herald) The Sonoma Stompers are technically still part of the Pacific Association of Baseball Clubs. But on nights like this, the Stompers appear to be in a league of their own. Sonoma pounded out 15 hits and routed the Vallejo Admirals 15-7...

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Admirals Slip Past Diamonds With Two Late Runs

By: Matt O'Donnell (Times-Herald) PITTSBURG, Calif - In sweltering 100-plus degree temperatures, the Admirals edged the Pittsburg Diamonds 6-5 with two runs in the ninth inning against Pittsburg closer Jordan Brink to salvage the final game of a Pacific Association...

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Admirals Unable to Hold Lead Again, Fall to Pittsburg 6-2

By: Dave Grant PITTSBURG, Calif. – On a warm evening where temperatures soared to 102 degrees, the Admirals lost for the fifth straight game after falling to Pittsburg 6-2 at Winter Chevrolet Stadium. Vallejo fell to 4-10 overall this season, while the Diamonds...

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Admirals Unable to Solve Sonoma, Drop Finale 5-1

By: Dave Grant SONOMA, Calif. – Andrew Rubalcava’s first home run of the season tied the game at one in the seventh inning but the Admirals allowed four seventh-inning runs to fall 5-1 to Sonoma on Thursday night at Peoples Home Equity Ballpark at Arnold Field. The...

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Admirals Lead Early, Fall Late to Stompers 4-2

By: Dave Grant SONOMA, Calif. – The Admirals took a 2-1 lead with them into the eighth inning, only to see the Stompers use consecutive singles and a balk to tie the game and take the lead in the eighth inning of an eventual 4-2 victory by Sonoma on Wednesday night at...

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Admirals Unable to Contain Sonoma, Fall 17-6

By: Dave Grant SONOMA, Calif. – The Admirals had no answer for the Stompers offensive attack on Tuesday night, allowing Sonoma to take control with a six-run second inning during a 17-6 loss at Peoples Home Equity Ballpark at Arnold Field. The Admirals slipped to 4-6...

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Admirals Score Early, Hold On To Beat Pittsburg 4-2

By: Dave Grant PITTSBURG, Calif. – The Admirals made a four-run second inning hold up during the series finale in a 4-2 win over Pittsburg on Sunday afternoon at Winter Chevrolet Stadium. Vallejo starter Marquis Hutchinson struck out two and allowed only a pair of...

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Admirals Show Late Life, Drop Game and Series to Diamonds 6-3

PITTSBURG, Calif. - On a blustery and windy day at Winter Chevrolet Stadium, the Pittsburg Diamonds held the Admirals scoreless through seven innings and used timely hitting and efficient pitching to win 6-3 on Saturday night. The Admirals dropped to 3-5 overall and...

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Diamonds Score Early, Admirals Drop Series Opener 6-0

  By: Dave Grant PITTSBURG, Calif. – The Admirals were unable to overcome an early error that led to an unearned run in the first inning that provided momentum for Pittsburg during a 6-0 loss at Winter Chevrolet Stadium on Friday afternoon. Vallejo falls to 3-4...

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Admirals Snap Losing Streak, Beat Sonoma 8-6

By: Thomas Gase (Times-Herald) The forecast in the Bay Area on Thursday morning called for rain, but it didn’t affect the game between the Vallejo Admirals and Sonoma Stompers later that night at Wilson Park. By the time Admiral pitcher David Dinelli threw the first...

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Sonoma Runs Wild, Admirals Fall 4-1

By: Thomas Gase (Times-Herald) VALLEJO, Calif. - When the Sonoma Stompers played the Vallejo Admirals on Wednesday night they didn’t have a crowbar. They didn’t know a combination to a safe, they weren’t wearing ski masks and they didn’t have John Dillinger by their...

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Admirals Drop Series Opener to Sonoma, 11-4

By: Matt O'Donnell (Times Herald) VALLEJO, Calif. - The Vallejo Admirals will face plenty of pitchers with more impressive resumes than Sonoma starter Scott Plaza. According to his Baseball Reference page, Plaza was not drafted and spent just one season in the...

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Admirals Comeback Falls Short Against Pacifics, 13-9

By: Dave Grant VALLEJO, Calif. – On an afternoon that featured seven home runs and 22 combined runs, a comeback by the Admirals fell short against the San Rafael Pacifics in the series finale, 13-9, on Sunday at Wilson Park. The Admirals smacked three more home runs –...

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Admirals Walk-Off San Rafael On Opening Night

By: Matt O'Donnell (Times Herald) VALLEJO, Calif. - The Vallejo Admirals kept knocking ... and knocking ... and knocking. Finally, the door came crashing down with hinges, latches and screws flying everywhere. In what looked like a moral defeat, the Admirals instead...

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Gervacio Becomes First Ex-Major Leaguer to Play for Admirals

By Dave Grant VALLEJO, Calif. – Right-handed pitcher Sam Gervacio and the Vallejo Admirals have agreed to terms for the upcoming 2017 season, it was announced by the Admirals front office on Thursday. Gervacio spent two seasons with the Houston Astros and becomes the...

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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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