PHOTOS: Baseball returns to Keizer with Volcanoes’ first game of 2021

The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes took on the Portland Mavericks during the inaugural game of the Mavericks Independent Baseball League at Volcanoes Stadium on Thursday, May 13. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Over the past year, Volcanoes Stadium has hosted fireworks shows and a Halloween celebration, but there’s been no baseball since the coronavirus[Read More…]

Volcanoes lose MLB affiliation with Giants

(Courtesy/Salem-Keizer Volcanoes) The elimination of Class A Short-Season baseball in Salem-Keizer became official on Wednesday, Dec. 9 as Major League Baseball (MLB) and its 30 MLB teams announced a significant realignment of baseball’s Minor League system, contracting from 160 teams to 120 teams across the country. The partnership between the[Read More…]