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Volcanoes Finish 2019 Season Hungry for More in 2020

September 21, 2019 - KEIZER - It's a good problem to have for most professional baseball teams: Finish as a playoff team and already look at building on that success to make a run at winning the pennant in 2020. That's the narrative for the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes after winning the first-half South Division title and falling to the Hillsboro Hops in the South Division Championship Series. It was a season of many strong storylines: - The Volcanoes posted an overall record of 46-30, second-best in the Northwest League. - Franklin Labour fi... Full Story

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McKay, OSU Alum Wins Triple-A National Championship

September 21, 2019 - MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE - In a fitting finish to a decade of dominance by the San Francisco Giants organization, six Salem-Keizer Volcanoes alumni players, and a skipper from Salem helped the Sacramento River Cats top the Columbus Clippers 4-0 to clinch the Triple-A National Championship on September 17. At the helm of the River Cats was skipper Dave Brundage, a graduate of Douglas McKay High School and Oregon State University. Brundage was a longtime minor league player before becoming a professional manager. Sacramento's ... Full Story

Pensacola Chosen to Host Southern League Fall Forum October 6-8

September 20, 2019 - PENSACOLA, Fla. - Pensacola has been chosen as the host location for the 2019 Southern League Fall Forum, bringing more than 75 baseball executives from across the southeast to Pensacola on October 6-8. Representatives from each of the Southern League's 10 teams, including the new-for-2020 Rocket City Trash Pandas, will be in attendance as well as officials from the league's official headquarters in Marietta, Georgia. "We're very excited to showcase Pensacola's beaches, businesses, downtown, and ballpark to representat... Full Story

Former Mudcat Enderson Franco Makes Major League Debut

September 20, 2019 - ZEBULON, N.C. - Former Carolina Mudcats pitcher Enderson Franco, who pitched for the Mudcats during the 2016 season, made his Major League Baseball debut for the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night in Boston versus the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Franco allowed a home run and struck out a batter in his MLB debut while pitching through the final inning of what was Manager Bruce Bochy's 2,000th career victory. Franco, 26, played for the Mudcats during the 2016 season and is now the ninth player from that team to reach Major... Full Story

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Pitcher Enderson Franco with the Carolina Mudcats in 2016
Pitcher Enderson Franco with the Carolina Mudcats in 2016
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