Stompers Defeat Admirals 5-1

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The slide continued for the Vallejo Admirals on Thursday as they lost their eighth straight game, this one on the road to Sonoma — a 5-1 decision at Arnold Field. Vallejo has only scored three runs in the last 27 innings against the...

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Sonoma Rolls Admirals 18-0

By Thomas Gase, Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals received some good news on Wednesday when slugger Graylin Derke rejoined the team after spending time the last month with the Wichita Wingnuts of the American Association and the Florence Freedom of the...

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Admirals Bring Back Derke

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals are looking for some spark in the final weeks of the regular season. The Pacific Association organization re-signed infielder Graylin Derke on Wednesday as the youngster returns after playing in the American...

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Diamonds Win Again to Create Third-Place Tie

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals looked like they had a solid hold on third place in the Pacific Association just a few weeks ago. That’s no longer the case. The Pittsburg Diamonds routed the Admirals 14-4 on Sunday afternoon at Wilson Park as both...

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Wild 10-Inning Affair Goes to the Diamonds

From the Vallejo Times-Herald In a wild game, the Vallejo Admirals lost to the Pittsburg Diamonds 16-11 in 10 innings on Saturday evening at Wilson Park. Vallejo has lost four straight. The Admirals (31-32) trailed 7-0 in the third but scored four in the third and...

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Gomez Keeps It Rolling for Admirals

By Thomas Gase, Vallejo Times-Herald Over the years while watching Vallejo Admirals outfielder Vlad Gomez, one of the first things one notices is his ritual before he bats. The right-handed slugger will approach home plate and then head a few feet up the third base...

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Napa’s Felo Shuts Out Admirals

From the Vallejo Times-Herald Like their neighbors, the San Francisco Giants, the Vallejo Admirals seem destined to stay around the .500 mark. The Admirals are exactly 31-31 after an 8-0 setback to the Napa Silverados on Friday as they were swept in the two-game,...

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Admirals Drop One at Napa

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals lost to the Napa Silverados 9-5 on Thursday in a Pacific Association game at Napa Valley College. The Admirals led 3-1 early but Napa scored five in the second inning and two more in the third to lead 8-3. Daniel Diaz...

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Short Bench Hampers Admirals in 3-2 Loss

By Matt O'Donnell, Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals have a wealth of pitchers — those who can start, pitch in middle relief and throw late in games. However, they do not have any depth in terms of backup position players. That proved problematic in their 3-2...

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Miller Fans 13, Sets Team Record; Admirals Defeat Clippers

By Thomas Gase, Vallejo Times-Herald Throughout time, the number 13 has often been known as an unlucky one, to the point where hotels usually won’t have a 13th floor and San Francisco gives the name Funston to its 13th Avenue. However, the number was something Vallejo...

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First-Place Pacifics Defeat Admirals 7-4

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 had a two-run single and Cyle...

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Admirals Lose Lead and Fall to Silverados

From the Vallejo Times-Herald The Vallejo Admirals could not hold onto a 3-1 lead and lost to the Napa Silverados 6-3 on Sunday in a Pacific Association game at Wilson Park. Admirals starting pitcher Amilcar Cruz pitched an excellent game, throwing 7 1/3 innings and...

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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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