Military Appreciation, VTH Athletes of the Year, Turn Back the Clock, Car Show on Tap
The Admirals head home after a pair of victories on the road to start the week. Nick Akins Sr. is on a power trip - the good kind! In addition to big games against the San Rafael Pacifics, you can watch the Admirals' hitting coach chase team and league home-run records! He's up to 15 dingers for the year, three away from the Admirals' single-season record. We've also got a lot going on this week, starting with Military Appreciation Night - read on to learn more about our promotions and events!
Thursday, July 5 - vs. San Rafael, 6:35
Military Appreciation Night
Grocery Outlet Giveaway
Thirsty Thursday with Mezklas Catering
Anthem: Claudette Ramirez
1st Pitch: U.S. Army Recruiters
Friday, July 6 - vs. San Rafael, 6:35
Vallejo Times-Herald Athlete of the Year
Chinese Food from Catering by Ray
Anthem: Ariel Martin
Saturday, July 7 - vs. Napa, 5:05
Turn Back the Clock Night
In Partnership with Napa Solano CLC
Jersey Auction During the Game
Proceeds Benefit Robby Poblete Foundation
1st Pitch: Tony Longmire, John Riley
Sunday, July 8 - vs. Napa, 1:05
2nd Annual Hard Hitter Car Show
Anthem: Don Bassey
1st Pitch: Stephen Roberson
13 - Nick Akins Sr.
.333 BA, 15 HR, 35 RBI, 1.121 OPS
With his next long shot, the Admirals' batting coach will move into second on the all-time single-season homer list for Vallejo, passing his own 2017 total and closing in on Tillman Pugh's 18 from last year.
8 - Chris Fornaci
.286, 12 HR, 27 RBI, 1.097 OPS
Speaking of power trips, Chris has moved into second in the league in home runs behind Akins, all from the number-nine spot in the batting order.
41 - Brett Schneider
1-0, 1.37 ERA, 19.2 IP, 20 K
With Luis Ramirez taking up a spot in the starting rotation, the Admirals' best option out of the bullpen continues to post numbers that might get him shipped out to another league if he keeps it up.
30 - Martin Cronin
3-1, 2.55 ERA, 31.2 IP, 17 K
His guile on the mound will be needed against the Pacifics, who've won 12 straight and have a five-game lead over the Admirals in the standings.
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