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Big 9th Leads To Ports Win, 12-5

August 28, 2016 - The Bakersfield Blaze had its three-game win streak snapped, as the visiting Stockton Ports mashed a pair of three-run homers en route to a 12-5 final, a score that belied the hotly contested nature of most of the ballgame. The game was, of course, the penultimate regular season home game at Sam Lynn Ballpark, and another sell-out, marking back-to-back packed houses for the first time in many years. The Blaze scored first in this contest, and the two clubs went back and forth a bit early on. ... Full Story

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Two Grand Slams Will Do, Blaze

August 26, 2016 - Daniel Torres hit an early-game grand slam and Austin Wilson put the (near) finishing touches on the night with a late-game blast, and the Bakersfield Blaze rode their hot-hitting offense to a series-clinching 13-6 win over the visiting San Jose Giants on a crowded Thursday at Sam Lynn Ballpark. As it turned out, those two blasts would be all the Blaze would need, though the game featured a host of runs on both sides. Tyler Pike got the start, and worked 3.2 innings as the lefty continues ... Full Story

DeCarlo & Morales Torpedo Ports

August 22, 2016 - Joe DeCarlo provided the power and Osmer Morales supplied the finesse as the Bakersfield Blaze moved another step closer towards their goal by beating the Stockton Ports, 5-2. DeCarlo's 2-run homer and solo shot paved the way for the Blaze as they won the rubber-match of the 3-game series on Sunday night. Gianfranco Wawoe and Austin Wilson each hit their seventh home runs of the season, while Osmer Morales (W, 4-5) was stingy on the mound. The right-hander carefully carved his way throu... Full Story

Pimentel, Ports Shock Blaze in 10

August 20, 2016 - Sandber Pimentel could do nothing right at the plate on Friday night until Anthony Misiewicz finally left the game. Pinned down to an 0-3 performance with three strike outs, Pimentel got off the floor and he brought some friends with him. Pimentel's 10th inning RBI single scored Mikey White as the Stockton Ports charged the field when their first baseman helped shock the Blaze, 6-5. In a game full of emotions, Banner Island Ballpark saw a performance that felt like postseason action. ... Full Story

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August 28 CalL Stockton at Bakersfield 10:15 p.m.
August 27 CalL Stockton 12 at Bakersfield 5 Final
August 26 CalL Stockton 4 at Bakersfield 8 Final
August 25 CalL San Jose 6 at Bakersfield 13 Final
August 24 CalL San Jose 8 at Bakersfield 14 Final
August 23 CalL San Jose 8 at Bakersfield 4 Final
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