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Relentless Raptors Reach Pioneer Pinnacle

Ogden's offense resurrects to earn doubleheader split, Pioneer League crown
September 18, 2017

Thanks to rain in Great Falls Friday and Saturday, the Pioneer League Championship Series Game Two scheduled for Saturday night was unable to be played, forcing a potential doubleheader to decide the crown Sunday.It took longer than expected, but the Ogden Raptors bounced back from a blowout loss in the

Cuadrado Carries Raptors to Championship Series

Outfielder goes wild with five hits, including a grand slam, the day before his 20th birthday
September 12, 2017

Romer Cuadrado entered the Pioneer League postseason on a tear, with hits in 13 of his last 14 games to raise his batting average from .312 to .335. The Orem Owlz couldn't cool him or the rest of the Ogden Raptors down. Now, the only team that stands in the

Raptors Clinch Playoff Spot

Ogden scores early and late to outdistance visiting Grand Junction and secure South division playoff berth opposite Orem
September 7, 2017

For two days in Grand Junction, the Ogden Raptors took leads in attempting to clinch a playoff spot, but each time they have disappeared in a barrage of Rockies home runs.Wednesday night in Ogden, the Raptors finally kept Grand Junction from staving off elimination, scoring six runs in the second

Late Home Runs Sink Raptors

Clinching playoff spot will have to wait at least one more day after Rockies barrage
September 4, 2017

The Ogden Raptors entered Monday's matinee at Grand Junction needing just a victory to clinch a playoff spot for the second-straight year.The Raptors came close, but two late Rockies home runs put off the party at least one day thanks to a 7-6 win by the hosts.With Ogden in a

Rincon Drives Raptors Closer to Playoff Spot

Raptors break league home run record and execute biggest comeback win of season thanks to designated hitter's huge night
September 4, 2017

Early celebration turned into a dragging deficit, but in the end the Ogden Raptors prevailed against the Grand Junction Rockies to inch closer to clinching a playoff spot.Shortly after a first-inning home run to break the Pioneer League's single-season team mark, the Raptors found themselves trailing by seven. Ogden didn't

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

Raptors Get Revenge, Hammer Chukars

After losing finale in Idaho Falls, Ogden comes out swinging in 17-6 thrashing
August 27, 2017

The Ogden Raptors, on the verge of completing a four-game road sweep, lost at Idaho Falls Saturday night. Sunday, they put the memory of that four-run output in the past, scoring multiple runs in four separate innings in a 17-6 victory over the Chukars at Lindquist Field.The Raptors remain alone

Homers, Hoyt Hand Ogden Sweep

Raptors pull into first-place tie with early outburst followed by disposal of ninth-inning threat
August 20, 2017

The Ogden Raptors entered Friday night's game in Orem two games behind the Owlz for first place in the second half with 22 games to play.After the brief two-game set at the Home of the Owlz, the Pioneer League's two Utah-based teams are tied for first in the South division.After

Ogden Scores 10, Loses at Great Falls

Raptors fall while scoring in double digits for the first time this season; infielder Brock Carpenter pitches scoreless 8th
August 8, 2017

Despite taking the first lead, the contest deteriorated quickly for the Ogden Raptors Monday night in Great Falls.The Raptors scored twice in the third inning but were quickly overwhelmed, as the Great Falls Voyagers plated four in the bottom half, three in the fifth and seven in the sixth to

Raptors Nearly No-Hit Billings

Edwin Uceta tosses six perfect innings; offense comes alive for four runs in 10th
August 6, 2017

A pitchers' duel broke out Saturday night between two of the top teams in the Pioneer League, and the Ogden Raptors came out on top, 4-0, in 10 innings.The Raptors came within inches of the franchise's first no-hitter. They had to settle for a one-hitter after a triple with two

Raptors Nearly No Hit Billings Before Winning in Extras

Edwin Uceta tosses six perfect innings in ninth start; offense finally comes alive with four runs in 10th frame
August 6, 2017