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Williams, Scorpions take no-hitter into extras

No. 20 Giants prospect fans seven, walks three over four frames
October 23, 2018

Garrett Williams and the Scottsdale bullpen threw nine innings of hitless ball Tuesday, but fell short of history in the extra frame.The No. 20 Giants prospect struck out seven and walked three over four frames in the Scorpions' 2-1 victory over the Mesa Solar Sox in 10 innings at Sloan

THOR: Grizz drop hammer on Redbirds in Game 2, even PCL Finals 1-1

Three Fresno homers (Ferguson 2-run, Tucker 3-run, Mayfield solo) more than enough for Trent Thornton in 2018 home finale, as championship series shifts to Memphis
September 12, 2018

The Fresno Grizzlies (Pacific Conference Champions) earned a huge Game 2 win on Wednesday in the PCL Championship Series, defeating the Memphis Redbirds (American Conference Champions) 10-1 to even the series at a game apiece. It was the final contest at Downtown Fresno's Chukchansi Park in 2018, as the remainder

Grizzlies take commanding 2-0 series lead behind offensive outburst

Nick Tanielu finishes 3-for-5 with a homer and two RBI; Alex De Goti also goes deep in the 7-5 win
September 6, 2018

The Fresno Grizzlies (2-0) defeated the El Paso Chihuahuas (0-2) 7-5 in game two of the PCL Pacific Championship Thursday night from Southwest University Park. With the win, Fresno took a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series. Behind 15 hits, the Grizzlies improved to 34-8 on the road when

J.D. Davis continues tear with another multi-HR night as Grizzlies smash Rainiers 8-1

Davis has gone deep six times in his last four games, enjoys another four-RBI night as Fresno's magic number drops to nine
August 17, 2018

Behind another outstanding game from J.D. Davis (3-for-4), the Fresno Grizzlies (71-53) powered past the Tacoma Rainiers (60-63) 8-1 Friday night from Cheney Stadium. The right fielder went deep twice in the contest, the second consecutive evening that he completed that feat. Overall, Davis has three multi-homer games on the

Grizzlies bite back on Saturday at Tacoma

Fresno bumps first place lead to 3.5 games, Reed (20) and Jones (3) homer
July 14, 2018

In a sudden pennant race with the Tacoma Rainiers (50-43), the Fresno Grizzlies (53-39) picked up their first win of the road series and first post-break victory Saturday night. The 7-1 win restored the Grizzlies' first place lead in the Pacific Northern Division to three and a half games, as

Fresno blanked in series opener at Sacramento

Kyle Tucker extends his hit streak to 18 games; Trent Thornton strikes out a career-high 11 in 4-0 loss
June 29, 2018

The Sacramento River Cats (36-45) blanked the Fresno Grizzlies (47-33) 4-0 Friday night from Raley Field. Fresno was shutout for the third time in 2018 (home opener vs. Tacoma and May 27 vs. El Paso). River Cats starter Johnny Cueto (no-decision, MLB rehab) tossed four frames, while allowing four hits,

Tauchman's late bomb downs Grizzlies in Game 1 of DH

Kyle Tucker expands team-high hit streak to 12 games with a single in the seventh
June 23, 2018

In Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader, the Albuquerque Isotopes (38-36) hung on to beat the Fresno Grizzlies (45-29) 3-2 at Chukchansi Park. After coming within four outs of a no-hitter in his last start, Fresno starter Trent Thornton (5-5) took a hard-luck loss. He hurled six innings, scattering seven hits,

Cubs' Thompson leads Pitchers of the Week

Righty tossed seven perfect frames in latest Myrtle Beach gem
June 18, 2018

Keegan Thompson already had won a Carolina League Pitcher of the Week award this season with one dominant outing. He bettered himself the second time around. The Cubs' No. 18 prospect tossed seven perfect innings last Thursday for Class A Advanced Myrtle Beach en route to Carolina League Pitcher of

Brito, Thornton honored for week's play

Reno OF posts Minors-best 31 total bases, 8 extra-base hits; Fresno RHP narrowly misses a no-hitter
June 18, 2018

ROUND ROCK, Texas - Reno Aces outfielder Sócrates Brito and Fresno Grizzlies right-hander Trent Thornton have been selected as the Pacific Coast League Player and Pitcher of the Week for the period of June 11-17, 2018, the League office announced Monday.

Trent Thornton flirts with a no-hitter through 7.2 hitless, 8.0 shutout innings on Saturday night in Texas

Myles Straw (Triple-A debut) goes 3-for-5, double, RBI triple, stolen base and two runs scored in 6-1 Fresno win over Round Rock
June 16, 2018

The Fresno Grizzlies have been playing Triple-A baseball for nearly 20 and one-half seasons, but have yet to throw a no-hitter.Saturday night in Round Rock, Texas was as close as they've come.  Right-hander Trent Thornton, in his fourth professional season, fell just four outs shy of a franchise first, limiting

Grizzlies' Thornton takes no-no into eighth

Astros right-hander posts zeros, matches longest career start
June 16, 2018

Imagine your parents are in town to watch you pitch, your alma mater just won a game in the College World Series and you're working on a no-hitter.Well, Trent Thornton didn't have to dream it. That was his Saturday.The Astros prospect took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and matched

Dodgers even series with Grizzlies on Saturday

4-2 OKC win snaps a 5-game skid at Chukchansi Park
June 9, 2018

In front of a raucous and partisan 9,586 fans at Chukchansi Park on Saturday night, the Fresno Grizzlies (37-25) fell to the Oklahoma City Dodgers (36-22) in a matchup of first place clubs. The OKC Dodgers snapped a five-game losing streak in Fresno dating to 2016 with the victory.Andrew Toles

Thornton's quality start and another three-homer attack pace Grizzlies to fifth win in six games, 5-2 over ABQ

Tucker and White go back-to-back in the first inning, White adds another longball in the eighth
June 2, 2018

Winners for the fifth time in six games on Saturday night, the Fresno Grizzlies (34-23) moved a season-best 11 games over .500 with a 5-2 victory over the homestanding Albuquerque Isotopes (29-28). Now 17-11 on the road in 2018, the win coupled with Tacoma's loss extended Fresno's Pacific Northern Division

Fresno drops second straight game to El Paso

Cody Bohanek (2-for-4) extends hit streak to four games and picks up second multi-hit game in 2-0 loss
May 27, 2018

The El Paso Chihuahuas (26-25) beat the Fresno Grizzlies (29-22) 2-0 Sunday afternoon from Chukchansi Park. Five El Paso pitchers combined for the six-hit shutout. Starter Chris Huffman tossed four innings, scattering four hits, walking four and striking out a pair. Eric Yardley (2-0) earned the win after two and

Tucker and Reed sting homers to lead Grizzlies past Bees 7-4

Tony Kemp extends hitting streak to 18 games, becomes franchise leader in triples; A.J. Reed and Kyle Tucker blast two-run shots in win
May 12, 2018

The Fresno Grizzlies (22-15) stung the Salt Lake Bees (22-15) 7-4 Saturday night from Chukchansi Park. Fresno starter Trent Thornton (3-2) earned the win after six and two-thirds innings, allowing six hits, three runs (earned), walking one and fanning six. On the other side, Salt Lake starter Greg Belton (0-1)

Grizzlies' comeback falls short in 6-5 defeat to River Cats

Four-run 9th highlighted by a J.D. Davis bases-loaded single
May 6, 2018

The Sacramento River Cats (15-15) clawed back to .500 on the season after defeating the Fresno Grizzlies (19-12) 6-5 Sunday afternoon from Chukchansi Park. With the loss, Fresno drops to 10-5 at home on the year and 35-16 versus Sacramento since 2015. River Cats' starter Matt Gage (2-0) earned the

Thornton fans PCL-record eight in a row

Astros righty racks up nine total punchouts in six shutout frames
April 23, 2018

Before Monday's game, Triple-A Fresno catcher Tim Federowicz told Trent Thornton all he had to do was execute and they'd be just fine. What followed was perhaps the best execution of his career.The Astros right-hander tied the Pacific Coast League record by striking out eight consecutive batters while matching his

Trent Thornton ties PCL-record with eight consecutive K's in 3-2 loss at Reno

Thornton strikes out nine in six scoreless innings
April 23, 2018

The Reno Aces (6-13) edged out the Fresno Grizzlies (13-6) 3-2 Monday morning from Greater Nevada Field. Reno scored three runs in the eighth, giving Fresno their first series loss of the season. Between the first and third innings, Trent Thornton (no-decision) stymied the Aces' bats with eight consecutive strikeouts,

Fresno tops Salt Lake 4-2

Thornton tosses season-high eight innings in quality start
September 2, 2017

The Fresno Grizzlies (76-64) defeated the Salt Lake Bees (71-69) by a score of 4-2 on Saturday night at Smith's Ballpark in the second contest of a four-game series. With four RBI on the night, the Grizzlies have passed their season-total of 784 in 1999 for a new club record

Fresno falls to Reno in series opener

Season-high eight strikeouts from Thornton in quality start
August 19, 2017

The Fresno Grizzlies (70-56) fell 4-1 in the series opener of the final four-game set of the season with the Reno Aces (71-56). It was the fourth time in 2017 Fresno was held to just three hits. Tied for first place going into the Saturday night contest, the Grizzlies are

Grizzlies storm past Chasers in eighth, win 6-4

Fresno finishes July with a 22-6 record, have won 14 of last 16 on the road
July 31, 2017

Winners of 18 of their last 21 and 16-3 since the All-Star Break, the Fresno Grizzlies (65-44) held onto their first place lead over Reno by at least a game in the standings Monday night, with a 6-4 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers (49-58) in Papillion, Nebraska. Fresno finished

Grizzlies smash 6 home runs in 9-5 win at El Paso

Trent Thornton (UNC, 6 shutout innings), Colin Moran (UNC, 2 HR/3 RBI) and Tyler White (Western Carolina, 2 HR/3 RBI) power Fresno Saturday on banner night for Tar Heel State alums
June 10, 2017

At the University of North Carolina, Fresno Grizzlies third baseman Colin Moran (2013) and starting pitcher Trent Thornton (2015) were teammates for a season and drafted just two years apart. It was quite the reunion for the Tar Heel baseball program at Southwest University Park in El Paso Saturday night,

Fresno snags series split with Sacramento

Three-hit games for Fisher and White propel Grizzlies to a 5-1 victory
May 5, 2017

The Fresno Grizzlies (13-16) defeated the Sacramento River Cats (10-18) by a score of 5-1 Friday night at Chukchansi Park and snagged a series split in the finale of the four-game series. Derek Fisher and Juan Centeno extended their hit streaks to 10 games, the current club-high, joining Tyler White

Hooks Rally Late in Season Opener

Thornton, Sneed & Thompson shine on hill
April 7, 2017

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On The Farm: Thome, Thompson, Thornton

April 2, 2017

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