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Raptors Ride Familiar Formula to Upper Hand

Piling on early plus solid relief late puts Ogden one win from the Raptors' first Pioneer League championship
September 15, 2017

In the first and fifth, it was Rylan Bannon. In between, Luis Paz. Late in the game, a host of relievers.Key players abounded Thursday night as the Ogden Raptors took Game One of the Pioneer League Championship Series over the Great Falls Voyagers, 7-4. The win was the team's 28th

Huge Comeback Secures Two-Game Sweep

Infielder Cristian Gomez, hitless in two games with Ogden, doubles three times - including kicking off five-run ninth in 8-7 win
September 8, 2017

A day after scoring 11 runs in clinching their playoff spot, the Ogden Raptors took it easy on the Grand Junction Rockies.Until the ninth.Ogden, trailing by four runs, plated five in the bottom of the ninth to win, 8-7, and sweep the two-game series.The winning run came on a fly

Floodgates Open in Ogden

Big days from Bannon and Carpenter lead blowout of visiting Owlz; magic number drops to 4
September 3, 2017

After three-straight losses to the rival Orem Owlz, the Ogden Raptors were in desperate need of a comfortable win.Scoring 11 runs in the first three innings Saturday did the trick, as Ogden cruised to a 16-4 victory to avoid a four-game sweep and jump back into sole possession of first

Peña, Rincon Lead Second-Straight Win

Starter's four-plus hitless innings, three RBI from designated hitter help Ogden stay three games ahead of Grand Junction
August 29, 2017

Coming off two consecutive rough outings, Adalberto Peña was looking to get back on track against one of the Pioneer League's best offenses.The Ogden Raptors' designated hitter, Carlos Rincon, was searching for consistency after going hitless in his first eight at-bats with Ogden before a home run and single Sunday

Bats Awaken to Bash Billings

Rylan Bannon strokes four hits, including a home run, as Ogden clinches series against the Mustangs with 15-6 victory
August 13, 2017

The Ogden Raptors bats had been quietly efficient for three weeks, scoring enough to win most games but not obliterating the opponent as they did so many times early in the season.That changed Saturday night, as the Raptors broke out for a 15-6 victory over the Billings Mustangs in the

Raptors Fall for Series Split

Ogden squanders two-run lead in ninth inning, now 4-2 in second half
August 6, 2017

The Ogden Raptors relief corps has been so good since the start of July that it's a surprise when things don't go right for them. Sunday was one of those shockers, as the Raptors took leads in the middle of the game and had the advantage going to the bottom

Heady and Paz Homer Twice in 11-2 Thrashing

Ogden picks up a game on Orem with win over Missoula
July 13, 2017

Entering Wednesday night's game, the Ogden Raptors had hit the most home runs in the Pioneer League. The Missoula Osprey, making their first foray into the South division this season, had allowed the second-most in the circuit.That combination came out in favor of the host Raptors, who hit five home

Raptors Again Blast Chukars

Ogden scores in all-but two innings; Idaho Falls resorts to throwing position player on the mound to finish game
July 7, 2017

For the second-straight night, it was all Ogden. The Raptors, riding the wave of a 17-3 thrashing of the Idaho Falls Chukars Wednesday night, carried the momentum from the start to the tune of an 18-1 obliteration of their hosts on Thursday.After falling in the first game of a four-game

Raptors Offense Shut Down for First Time in 2017

Idaho Falls throws shutout while scoring late for 7-0 win
July 2, 2017

The first 12 games of the season went by without Ogden and Idaho Falls playing once.In the first game between the two teams of 2017, it appeared to be a pitchers' duel. In the seventh inning, the Chukars decided that storyline was coming to an end, and they cruised the

Late Orem Deluge Buries Raptors in Home Opener

Ten Owlz runs in the final two innings spoil Ogden's home opener
June 22, 2017

In the home opener at Lindquist Field, the Ogden Raptors hoped to provide their fans something to cheer about.They did, with a pair of two-run innings, three extra-base hits and great plays on defense.The Orem Owlz, however, went out to a lead in the second inning and never trailed, eventually