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2021 Fresno Grizzlies Season Recap

The 2021 Fresno Grizzlies broke numerous team/individual records and finished with the best record in Low-A West
September 27, 2021

Fresno, CA– It took 610 days between pitches for Fresno Grizzlies baseball to return to Chukchansi Park. During that stretch, the organization went through some major changes, which included a new affiliate (Colorado Rockies), level (Low-A) and group of players and coaches. Under the leadership of manager Robinson Cancel, development

Four solo shots by San Jose halts Fresno in Game 2 on Wednesday

Giants take commanding 2-0 series lead over Grizzlies
September 23, 2021

Fresno, CA (Wednesday, September 22) – The Fresno Grizzlies (0-2) were defeated by the San Jose Giants (2-0) 4-2 Wednesday night from Chukchansi Park. With the loss, Fresno will have to sweep the next three games to win the Low-A West Championship as the series shifts to San Jose on

Grizzlies secure the best record in Low-A West and North Division crown with 7-4 win over Giants in season finale

The two teams will meet in the Low-A West Championship (best-of-five) starting Tuesday night
September 19, 2021

Fresno, CA (Sunday, September 19) – The Fresno Grizzlies (74-41) clawed past the San Jose Giants (76-44) 7-4 Sunday afternoon from Chukchansi Park in the final game of the regular season. With the victory, Fresno secured the best record in Low-A West and the North Division crown. The Grizzlies and

Gil’s career night not enough in Grizzlies 12-8 setback to Giants 

Mateo Gil enjoys a career-high three hits and five RBI
September 16, 2021

Fresno, CA (Wednesday, September 15) – The Fresno Grizzlies (72-39) lost a 12-8 heartbreaker to the San Jose Giants (74-42) Wednesday night from Chukchansi Park. The clubs combined for 20 runs on 25 hits and 17 walks, finishing the game in three hours and 33 minutes. Fresno now leads San

Fresno falters to San Jose on Tuesday

Grizzlies lead Giants by 1.5 games with five contests left in season
September 15, 2021

Fresno, CA (Tuesday, September 14) – After not playing for a week, the Fresno Grizzlies (72-38) couldn’t shake off the rust, falling to the San Jose Giants (73-42) 10-0 Tuesday evening from Chukchansi Park. Despite the loss, Fresno still leads the division by 1.5 games over San Jose. The two

Carreras swipes record-breaking base as Fresno slides past Stockton 3-2

The 2021 Grizzlies now hold the record for most team stolen bases in franchise history with 210 (and counting)
September 5, 2021

Stockton, CA (Saturday, September 4) – The Fresno Grizzlies (70-37) mustered a 3-2 victory over the Stockton Ports (40-64) Saturday night from Banner Island Ballpark. With the triumph, Fresno improved to 10-1 at Stockton, 50-7 when allowing three runs or fewer and pushed their playoff berth magic number to two.

Veen, Grizzlies race closer to a playoff berth with 3-2 win over Ports 

Zac Veen swipes four bases, tying franchise record for most steals in a game and races into the Grizzlies Top 10 of single-season stolen bases (36 total)
September 4, 2021

Stockton, CA (Friday, September 3) – The Fresno Grizzlies (69-37) sprinted past the Stockton Ports (40-63) 3-2 Friday evening from Banner Island Ballpark. With the win, Fresno improved to 9-1 at Stockton, 49-7 when allowing three runs or fewer and pushed their magic number for a playoff berth to four.

Fresno falls to Stockton 9-3 despite tallying 11 hits

Grizzlies lose first game at Banner Island Ballpark
September 3, 2021

Stockton, CA (Thursday, September 2) – The Fresno Grizzlies (68-37) dropped their first ever contest at Banner Island Ballpark (8-1) on Thursday, sinking to the Stockton Ports (40-62) 9-3. Despite the defeat, Fresno still holds a three-game lead over San Jose for the best record in Low-A West and pushed

Martin’s clout gives Grizzlies a series split against Nuts

Robby Martin: 3-run HR (1st with Fresno)
August 30, 2021

Fresno, CA (Sunday, August 29) – The Fresno Grizzlies (66-36) defeated the Modesto Nuts (56-46) 7-3 Sunday evening from Chukchansi Park. The Grizzlies and Nuts split both series against one another in Fresno, with one more set to go in Modesto. With the win, the Grizzlies improved to 46-7 when

Romo’s late double helps Fresno knock down Modesto 10-9 in back-and-forth slugfest

Drew Romo enjoys an inside-the-park homer and go-ahead RBI double
August 29, 2021

Fresno, CA (Saturday, August 28) – In a back-and-forth slugfest, the Fresno Grizzlies (65-36) outlasted the Modesto Nuts (56-45) 10-9 Saturday night from Chukchansi Park. The clubs combined for five lead changes, 19 runs, 26 hits and the Grizzlies enjoyed their 11th comeback win of the year. Fresno improved to

Fresno falters 6-3 to Modesto on Wednesday

Drew Romo: 3-for-4, 2B, 2 R, 2 SB
August 26, 2021

Fresno, CA (Wednesday, August 25) – The Fresno Grizzlies (64-34) stumbled to the Modesto Nuts (54-44) 6-3 Wednesday evening from Chukchansi Park. Fresno fell to 10-2 in three-run contests, 12-5 in the second game of a series and 34-22 against the Low-A West North Division. The Grizzlies offense notched eight

Fresno stymied by Visalia 6-2 Saturday evening

Julio Carreras: 2-for-4, 2 RBI
August 22, 2021

Visalia, CA (Saturday, August 21) – The Fresno Grizzlies (62-33) dropped their second straight game against the Visalia Rawhide (27-68), losing 6-2 Saturday evening from Valley Strong Ballpark. Fresno is now 18-5 against Visalia on the season, outscoring their Highway 99 rival 138-93. The Grizzlies clawed ahead 2-0 in the

Grizzlies bounce back with 10-7 triumph over Rawhide

Cristopher Navarro smacks four of Fresno’s 15 hits
August 20, 2021

Visalia, CA (Thursday, August 19) – The Fresno Grizzlies (62-31) clawed past the Visalia Rawhide (25-68) 10-7 Thursday night from Valley Strong Ballpark. Fresno improved to 18-3 against their Highway 99 rivals, 8-1 in three-run games (5-0 on the road) and 31-8 when recording 10 or more hits. The Grizzlies

Utterly dominant: Grizzlies quiet Rawhide 2-0 for 8th shutout of year

Four Fresno pitchers: 9.0 IP, 3 H, 3 BB, 14 K
August 18, 2021

Visalia, CA (Tuesday, August 17) – The Fresno Grizzlies (61-30) silenced the Visalia Rawhide (24-67) 2-0 Tuesday evening from Valley Strong Ballpark. Four pitchers combined on the three-hit shutout, the eighth goose egg thrown by Fresno this year. The Grizzlies improved to 17-2 against the Rawhide, 30-13 on the road,

Friday Fun: Fresno Growers plant 19 hits in 14-3 landslide of Stockton

Julio Carreras ties franchise record with two triples in a game; Joe Aeilts ends night a double shy of the cycle
August 14, 2021

Fresno, CA (Friday, August 13) – There was a lot of celebrating going on Friday night from Chukchansi Park. First, the Fresno Grizzlies transformed into the Growers to commemorate the rich agriculture of the Central Valley. Second, the Growers (59-29) overwhelmed the Stockton Ports (37-51) 14-3 after a season-high 19

Fresno routs Stockton 12-4 after season-high 17 hits

Seven batters notch multi-hit games
August 11, 2021

Fresno, CA (Tuesday, August 10) – It was a hit parade Tuesday night at Chukchansi Park as the Fresno Grizzlies (57-28) trounced the Stockton Ports (36-49) 12-4. Fresno has beaten Stockton seven straight contests and have outscored them 68-20 in those games. The Grizzlies improved to 11-4 in the first

Restituyo’s go-ahead double and Boone’s bomb gives Fresno series victory over San Jose

Grizzlies hold a 3-game advantage over Giants for best record in Low-A West
August 8, 2021

Fresno, CA (Sunday, August 8) – The Fresno Grizzlies (56-28) beat the San Jose Giants (53-31) 4-3 Sunday evening from Chukchansi Park; winning the series 4-2. Of the 24 meetings between the two clubs, 18 of them have been decided by one or two runs. Fresno now holds a three-game

Veen, Amarista and Calvo guide Grizzlies past Giants 3-1 

Zac Veen: 3-4, HR; Anderson Amarista and Blair Calvo: 9.0 IP, 1 ER, 13 K
August 8, 2021

Fresno, CA (Saturday, August 7) – The Fresno Grizzlies (55-28) subdued the San Jose Giants (53-30) 3-1 Saturday night from Chukchansi Park. With the win, Fresno holds a two-game advantage over San Jose for the best record in Low-A West. The Grizzlies and Giants have met 23 times this year

Early scoring pushes Fresno past San Jose 9-4

Zac Veen ends his night a triple shy of the cycle
August 6, 2021

Fresno, CA (Thursday, August 5) – The Fresno Grizzlies (54-27) conquered the San Jose Giants (52-29) 9-4 Thursday night from Chukchansi Park. With the win, Fresno extends their lead to two games over San Jose for the best record in Low-A West. The Grizzlies also improved to 11-3 on Thursday

Carreras crushes clout but Grizzlies come up short 6-5 to Giants

Julio Carreras: 3-for-5, HR, 2 RBI, R
August 5, 2021

Fresno, CA (Wednesday, August 4) – The Fresno Grizzlies (53-27) comeback claws were clipped by the San Jose Giants (52-28) 6-5 Wednesday night from Chukchansi Park. Fresno and San Jose have met 20 times this year with 10 more regular season games scheduled. The Grizzlies hold an 11-9 season-lead with

Fresno drops series finale to Lake Elsinore

Drew Romo extends hit streak to 11 games
August 1, 2021

Lake Elsinore, CA (Sunday, August 1) – The Lake Elsinore Storm (34-44) rained on the Fresno Grizzlies (52-26) winning parade, defeating them 11-3 Sunday afternoon from “The Diamond.” Fresno still won four of the six games and have yet to lose a road series this season (5 wins, 2 ties).

A quartet of Grizzlies pitchers calm Storm 3-2 to notch 50th win of season 

Austin Kitchen (4.0 IP), Blair Calvo (3.0 IP), Tanner Propst (1.0 IP) and Robinson Hernandez (1.0 IP) help Grizzlies become 4th MILB team to reach 50 wins
July 30, 2021

Lake Elsinore, CA (Thursday, July 29) – The Fresno Grizzlies (50-25) clawed past the Lake Elsinore Storm (33-42) 3-2 Thursday night from “The Diamond.” Fresno became the fourth team in Minor League baseball to reach the 50-win mark, joining Bowling Green, Charleston and Durham. The Grizzlies improved to 19-6 in

Amarista, Fresno fall 3-2 to Lake Elsinore in first-ever meeting

Anderson Amarista twirls season-high six innings
July 27, 2021

Lake Elsinore, CA (Tuesday, July 27) – In their first-ever meeting, the Fresno Grizzlies (48-25) lost a 3-2 pitcher’s duel to the Lake Elsinore Storm (33-40) Tuesday evening from “The Diamond.” Fresno dropped their third consecutive contest and saw their nine-game road-win streak come to an end. The Grizzlies are

Veen’s monster homer not enough as Grizzlies lose 8-6 to Nuts

Zac Veen goes 2-for-4 to extend hit streak to 11 games
July 25, 2021

Fresno, CA (Saturday, July 24) – The Fresno Grizzlies (48-23) stumbled to the Modesto Nuts (38-33) 8-6 Saturday night from Chukchansi Park. Fresno dropped to 17-4 in the month of July and committed a season-high three errors. Modesto also made a trio of mistakes, the most combined errors in a

Palma, Tovar and Carreras carry Fresno past Modesto 6-3 Friday

The trio of batters combine for five hits and five RBI
July 24, 2021

Fresno, CA (Friday, July 23) – The Fresno Grizzlies (48-22) vanquished the Modesto Nuts (37-33) 6-3 Friday night from Chukchansi Park. Fresno improved to 17-3 in the month of July, 34-4 when allowing three runs or less and 7-0 when Andrew DiPiazza pitches in a game. DiPiazza (4-0) earned the