Vallejo’s Offense Heats Up, Defeats Martinez

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals offense came alive on Saturday night at Wilson Park as they defeated Martinez 9-7. Vallejo (30-27) built a 7-0 lead after four innings and then held on for the victory. Rian Kiniry had two hits, including a home run,...

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Pitt Blows Out Vallejo

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals fell behind 8-1 after three innings and lost to the Pittsburg Diamonds 10-3 on Friday as the two teams split their two-game, Pacific Association series at Winter Chevrolet Stadium. Vallejo starting pitcher Alex...

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Miller Shines on Mound in Admirals Win

From the Vallejo Times-Herald After back-to-back games where the Vallejo Admirals fell behind early, the team needed nothing more than a decent outing from one of their starters. They got one on Thursday night from Jalen Miller Sr. Miller (1-4) gave up just one earned...

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Pitt Sweeps Two-Game Set

By Thomas Gase, Vallejo Times-Herald A year ago the Vallejo Admirals had an August for the ages as they won eight of their first nine games in the month on the way to winning the Pacific Association championship. This year the Admirals first game of the month was one...

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Bullpen Falters in Loss to Clippers

By Thomas Gase, Vallejo Times-Herald Early this season the Vallejo Admirals seemed to own the Martinez Clippers, as they defeated the expansion team in the first eight meetings. On Saturday night at Wilson Park, however, the Clippers flipped the script. Martinez...

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Wild Extra-Inning Victory for Vallejo

By Matt O'Donnell, Vallejo Times-Herald Using international tiebreaker rules in a professional baseball game might not sit well with traditionalists. However, the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs is not a traditional kind of league. The circuit has...

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Reyes Earns Win Over Diamonds

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals got a solid start from Peter Reyes and knocked off the Pittsburg Diamonds 6-4 at Winter Chevrolet Park. Reyes, the Benicia High grad, went the first four innings, allowing one hit and one run. He struck out two and...

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Admirals Outslugged by Pacifics in Rare Day Tilt

From the Vallejo Times-Herald Designated hitter Nick Akins Sr. cracked a grand slam but the Vallejo Admirals lost to the San Rafael Pacifics 14-8 in an afternoon slugfest at Albert Park. The first-place Pacifics swept the Pacific Association series and lead the...

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Fornaci Makes Noise with Glove and with Bat

Third baseman Chris Fornaci making noise with bat, glove for Vallejo Admirals The No. 9 hitter in a baseball lineup is historically considered the worst of the nine. However, as baseball evolves and changes, tradition is set aside for experimentation. Some managers in...

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Admirals Fall to First-Place Pacifics

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals fell behind 6-0 and lost to the San Rafael Pacifics 7-4 on Tuesday to open a Pacific Association series at Albert Park. Vallejo made it a 6-4 game with four in the sixth as Brandon Pugh had an RBI single, Chevy Clarke...

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Admirals Drop One at Home to Sonoma

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals offense had plenty of offense Sunday against the Sonoma Stompers, but it came up just a little short in a 13-12 loss at Wilson Park. Vallejo (25-21) banged out 14 hits against Sonoma, but could only score two runs in...

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Sonoma Prevails 11-5 on Dog Day at the Park

VALLEJO, CALIF. - The Sonoma Stompers homered four times in the seventh, starting with back-to-back-to-back big flies to begin the frame, on the way to an 11-5 defeat of the Admirals at Wilson Park. The closely contested game turned into a rout after that, and enabled...

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Akins Sets HR Record, Admirals Beat Napa

By Matt O'Donnell, Vallejo Times-Herald Vallejo Admirals slugger Nick Akins Sr. had been hitting home runs at a frantic pace through the first 34 games in the Pacific Association. Then it stopped. For 10 days, balls stopped leaving the yard. The drought ended in a...

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Admirals Snap Losing Skid with Win Over Napa

By Matt O'Donnell, Vallejo Times-Herald Quality starts have not been that common for the Vallejo Admirals of late. Benicia High grad Peter Reyes only went four innings on Thursday but gave the Admirals exactly what they needed against the Napa Silverados. Reyes did...

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In Sonoma, Admirals Drop Fourth Straight

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals lost their fourth straight game, this one a 7-5 decision on Wednesday to the Sonoma Stompers at Arnold Field. The Admirals got home runs from Chris Fornaci and David Kiriakos but were swept in the two-game, Pacific...

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Eric Byrnes’ Presence Blesses Stompers Victory

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Sonoma Stompers edged the Vallejo Admirals 9-7 on Tuesday to open a two-game, Pacific Association series on Eric Byrnes Night at Arnold Field. Vallejo could not hold on to an early four-run lead and lost its third straight game. With...

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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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