In First Marin Meetings, Pacifics Sweep Admirals

From the Vallejo Times-Herald Sunday represented the halfway mark in the Pacific Association standings with every team playing exactly 40 games. The Vallejo Admirals seem to have a handle on every opponent in the league except one — the San Rafael Pacifics. Vallejo...

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Figueroa’s Hit Completes Admirals Comeback

By Matt O'Donnell, Vallejo Times-Herald They say bizarre things happen on Friday the 13th. Just ask the Vallejo Admirals and Pittsburg Diamonds. Relievers escaping bases-loaded, no-out jams? Check. Shortstops running into umpires when they are trying to field a ground...

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Kiniry Has Found Power Stroke with Admirals

By Matt O'Donnell, Vallejo Times-Herald There’s a three-year gap in Rian Kiniry’s professional career on his Baseball Reference page. No at-bats, home runs, runs scored or RBIs. Not even an error or a strikeout. After a 2013 season with the Long Island Ducks he went...

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Admirals Tie Franchise Mark with 21 Runs Scored

By Thomas Gase, Vallejo Times-Herald For the second time this season, the power at Wilson Park went out in the middle of a Vallejo Admirals game. When the lights finally came back on about 20 minutes later in the bottom of the sixth it seemed a lot of the energy also...

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Clippers Earn First Defeat of Admirals

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals could only muster three hits off Martinez Clippers starting pitcher Jason Harper on Wednesday night at Joe DiMaggio Field at Waterfront Park and lost 8-0. It was the first time the Admirals had ever lost to the...

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Admirals Kick Off Week with Victory at Martinez

By Matt O'Donnell, Vallejo Times-Herald Middle of the season switches in field managers can sometimes spark a team. Just two seasons ago, the Vallejo Admirals made just that kind of change and although they still finished in last place that year, it set the ground...

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Admirals Earn Split with Napa

From the Vallejo Times-Herald Designated hitter Nick Akins Sr. cracked two more home runs and the Vallejo Admirals beat the Napa Silverados 9-5 on Sunday as the two teams split the Pacific Association series at Wilson Park. Akins launched his league leading 17th and...

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Napa Dominates “Turn Back the Clock” Night, 13-6

VALLEJO, CALIF. - On “Turn Back the Clock Night,” the Admirals and Silverados donned uniforms reminiscent of their forebearers. The Admirals wore “Vallejo Builders” on their chests, while the visitors’ jersey tops read “Napa Rough Riders.” Napa scored six times in in...

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Admirals End Pacifics’ Streak with 10-9 Win

By Thomas Gase, Vallejo Times-Herald (photo credit: Chris Riley) After losing a six-run lead the Vallejo Admirals needed some clutch hits late in a game against the San Rafael Pacifics if they wanted to pull out a much-need win at Wilson Park. They got them, just in...

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By Beating Admirals 8-5, Pacifics Win 13th Straight

By Matt O'Donnell, Vallejo Times-Herald The idea that No. 13 is unlucky goes back to the 1890s and refers to a period even earlier described in the Bible. The San Rafael Pacifics’ winning streak may be reaching Biblical proportions as far as the rest of the Pacific...

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In Sonoma, Admirals Win 5-4 on the Fourth

SONOMA, CALIF. – Nick Akins Sr. hit his 15th home run to match his 2017 total, Brandon Fischer doubled to bring in Vlad Gomez with the winning run in the ninth, and Alex Fishberg earned the relief victory in a 5-4 Vallejo Admirals win over the hosting Sonoma Stompers....

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Fornaci and Akins Power Vallejo to 10-3 Win at Martinez

By Thomas Gase, Vallejo Times-Herald It seems like the third time was the charm for the Vallejo Admirals’ lineup on Tuesday night. After Vallejo’s bats were silent against Martinez starting pitcher Logan Campbell for five innings, the Admirals’ offense made a ton of...

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A Dozen Pitchers Used as Napa Beats Vallejo 14-11

NAPA, CALIF. - The phrase "war of attrition" has been thrown around by pundits to describe recent World Cup action, but the phrase also applied to today's Pacific Association contest between Vallejo and Napa. The game at Napa Valley College featured a dozen pitchers,...

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Derke is Traded to Wichita, Then Admirals Fall 5-3 at Napa

VALLEJO, CALIF. - Under “Spare the Air” skies at Napa Valley College, the Admirals fell 5-3 to the Napa Silverados on Saturday evening. After the game, the Admirals traded first baseman Graylin Derke to the American Association’s Wichita Wingnuts for future...

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Akins and Fornaci Homer Twice in 17-8 Win Over Stompers

VALLEJO, CALIF. - The Admirals used five home runs, including two apiece from Nick Akins Sr. and Chris Fornaci, to power past the Sonoma Stompers 17-8 at Wilson Park. Akins and Fornaci now occupy the first two spots on the Pacific Association's home-run leaderboard,...

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Vallejo Overtakes Sonoma in 11th to Win 11-10

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals won a thriller against the Sonoma Stompers on Thursday night at Wilson Park as Nick Akins Sr. scored on an error in the bottom of the 11th inning for a 11-10 victory. With runners on first and second and one out,...

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Pacifics Grab Both Games in Series with 11-5 Win

By Matt O'Donnell, Vallejo Times-Herald (Photo credit: Chris Riley) It’s hard to tell how well Vallejo Admirals left-hander Luis Ramirez will sleep in the next few days but once he does, he may see San Rafael Pacifics first baseman Jake Taylor in his nightmares....

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Pacifics Win 8-5, Gain a Game on Admirals

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals lost to the San Rafael Pacifics 8-5 to start a Pacific Association series at Wilson Park as the Pacifics increased their first-place lead in the league standings to two games. Vallejo (14-9) took an early 3-0 lead in...

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Stompers Outlast Admirals 11-9 in 11 Innings

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals let a four-run lead slip away and then couldn’t hold a one-run lead in the 11th as the host Sonoma Stompers walked off in the bottom of the 11th, 11-9, on Sunday to complete a series at Arnold Field. The two teams...

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Admirals Run Away with 20-4 Result at Sonoma

From the Vallejo Times-Herald A night after scoring 17 runs, the Vallejo Admirals offense only got better as it defeated Sonoma 20-4 on the road. Vallejo (14-7) remained tied for first in the Pacific Association standings after collecting 14 hits in the win. Vladimir...

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Admirals Outslug Silverados 17-10

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals stayed in a first place tie in the Pacific Association on Friday after a wild 17-10 win on the road against the Napa Silverados at Napa Valley College. The two teams combined for 34 hits and the Admirals (13-7) got...

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Admirals Gain Two Games with Two Wins Over Martinez

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals didn’t exactly say “let’s play two” on Thursday at Wilson Park, but they picked up two wins in the process. Vallejo beat Martinez 15-14 to complete a suspended game from Saturday and then knocked off the Clippers...

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Stompers Win 8-3 to Take Two Straight

By Matt O'Donnell, Vallejo Times-Herald Home Run Derby isn’t scheduled until later this summer at Wilson Park but the Sonoma Stompers staged their own version of it on Wednesday night. The Stompers crushed three long balls — two of those no-doubters — and knocked off...

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Stompers Take First 2018 Meeting from Admirals, 5-4

By Thomas Gase, Vallejo Times-Herald People don’t call baseball a game of inches for nothing. Trailing by a run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, Vallejo Admirals third baseman Chris Fornaci sent a towering drive to deep centerfield off Sonoma Stompers...

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Napa Picks Up First Win Over Admirals on Father’s Day

By the Vallejo Times-Herald The Napa Silverados rallied late to edge the Vallejo Admirals 6-5 on Sunday in a tight Pacific Association game at Napa Valley College on Father’s Day. The Admirals (10-5) led 3-0 after five innings but Napa (8-8) scored two in the sixth,...

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