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2022 Fresno Grizzlies Season Recap

The 2022 Fresno Grizzlies broke numerous team/individual records and won the California League Northern Division
October 3, 2022

Fresno, CA– After a memorable 2021 season, the 2022 Fresno Grizzlies had some big cleats to fill. Not only did the 2022 team meet those expectations, but they exceeded them with another unforgettable year. Under the leadership of second-year manager Robinson Cancel, bench coach Steve Soliz, pitching coach Mark Brewer,

Revenge is Sweet: Grizzlies advance to Championship Series with 7-3 win over Giants 

Fresno will play at Lake Elsinore in Game 1 on Sunday, September 18 at 1:15
September 16, 2022

Fresno, CA (Thursday, September 15) – The Fresno Grizzlies (2-0) advanced to the California League Championship Series with a 7-3 win over the San Jose Giants (0-2) Thursday night from Chukchansi Park. Fresno finished 19-13 against San Jose in 2022 and enjoyed some sweet, sweep revenge after last year’s Championship

Grizzlies thrash Giants 12-3 in Game 1 of Divisional Series

Fresno smacks 4 triples; Fulford ties Grizzlies single-game record for triples (2)
September 14, 2022

San Jose, CA (Tuesday, September 13) – In Game 1 of the California League Northern Divisional Series, the Fresno Grizzlies (1-0) routed the San Jose Giants (0-1) 12-3 Tuesday night from Excite Ballpark. Fresno improved to 18-3 on Tuesdays and 20-4 in the first game of a series this season.

Season finale slugfest goes Fresno’s way; outlast San Jose 12-10

Fresno scores 8 runs in the 1st; Benny Montgomery ties Grizzlies single-game record with 3 doubles
September 12, 2022

San Jose, CA (Sunday, September 11) – The Fresno Grizzlies (83-49, 42-24) finished the 2022 regular season on a high note, outlasting the San Jose Giants (74-58, 34-32) 12-10 Sunday evening from Excite Ballpark. Fresno picked up their 83rd victory of the season, the second most wins in Grizzlies history

Beck and Fernandez go deep as Grizzlies claw past Giants 4-3

Yanquiel Fernandez picks up 109th RBI, the most by a Grizzlies batter in a single-season
September 9, 2022

San Jose, CA (Thursday, September 8) – The Fresno Grizzlies (81-48, 40-23) slipped past the San Jose Giants (73-56, 33-30) 4-3 Thursday night from Excite Ballpark. The Grizzlies have won 18 of their last 21 contests and improved to 22-13 in one-run affairs. Fresno moved to 38-6 when allowing three

Four homers clinch 2nd half for Grizzlies in 12-6 dub over Giants

Fulford, Andrews Jr. and Montgomery: 4 HR, 2 2B, 12 RBI, 7 R, 2 HBP; Fresno will play San Jose in Divisional Series
September 7, 2022

San Jose, CA (Tuesday, September 6) – The Fresno Grizzlies (80-47, 39-22) overpowered the San Jose Giants (72-55, 32-29) 12-6 Tuesday night from Excite Ballpark. With the win, the Grizzlies clinched the Northern Division second half crown and the best regular season mark in the California League. Since Fresno won

Fernandez reaches RBI milestone as Castillo, Grizzlies goose egg Nuts

Yanquiel Fernandez ties Grizzlies single-season RBI record (108 RBI); Brayan Castillo: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K
September 2, 2022

Fresno, CA (Thursday, September 1) – The Fresno Grizzlies (77-46, 36-21) silenced the Modesto Nuts (61-62, 31-26) 11-0 Thursday evening from Chukchansi Park. Fresno has won 14 of their last 15 games as they head into the final stretch of the regular season. The Grizzlies enjoyed their fourth shutout of

Brito and Guerrero’s haymakers help Grizzlies rout Rawhide 15-5 Friday

Juan Brito and Juan Guerrero: 5-for-9, 2 HR, 2B, 11 RBI, 5 R, 2 BB; Fresno wins 11th straight against Visalia
August 20, 2022

Visalia, CA (Friday, August 19) – The Fresno Grizzlies (67-45, 26-20) routed the Visalia Rawhide (39-73, 19-27) 15-5 Friday night from Valley Strong Ballpark. With the win, Fresno improved to 33-7 overall against Visalia in the last two seasons, outscoring the Rawhide 279-172. The Grizzlies have won 11 straight against

Fernandez joins record books, but Grizzlies lose 13-9 slugfest to 66ers

Yanquiel Fernandez: 10th all-time in Grizzlies single-season doubles; Bryce McGowan: 2.0 IP, 0 R, 5 K
August 15, 2022

San Bernardino, CA (Sunday, August 14) – The Fresno Grizzlies (63-45, 22-20) were out-slugged by the Inland Empire 66ers (56-52, 24-18) 13-9 Sunday evening from San Manuel Stadium. The squads played eerily similar series in back-to-back seasons, with the Grizzlies taking the first three contests and the 66ers winning the

Amador and Fernandez propel Grizzlies to 7-6 comeback win over Giants  

Adael Amador and Yanquiel Fernandez both go deep and pick up key walks in 3-run 8th
August 7, 2022

Fresno, CA (Saturday, August 6) – The Fresno Grizzlies (59-42, 18-17) snuck past the San Jose Giants (58-43, 18-17) 7-6 Saturday night from Chukchansi Park. The Grizzlies comeback claws were on full display as the squad scored three runs on a trio of bases-loaded walks in the bottom of the

Tacos offense sizzles late in 5-4 triumph over Ports

Fresno scores 3 runs in the 8th; Fulford ties game with 2-run HR; Sems races home on wild pitch, winning run
July 23, 2022

Fresno, CA (Friday, July 22) – The Fresno Tacos (53-35, 12-10) served up a 5-4 comeback victory over the Stockton Ports (32-56, 7-15) Friday evening from Chukchansi Park. With the triumph, the Tacos improved to 13-3 in the first game of a series (8-1 at Chukchansi Park) and won their

Lewis enjoys career night as Grizzlies conquer Quakes 9-4 Wednesday

Fresno earns 1st win ever at Rancho Cucamonga, LoanMart Field
July 14, 2022

Rancho Cucamonga, CA (Wednesday, July 13) – The Fresno Grizzlies (52-31, 11-6) growled past the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (43-40, 7-10) 9-4 Wednesday night from LoanMart Field. Fresno earned their first win ever at Rancho Cucamonga and improved to 10-4 against the Quakes over the last two seasons. For the second

July 4th sellout crowd of 11,302 at Chukchansi Park watches Grizzlies drop 4-1 contest to Giants

Ninth-highest attended Minor League baseball game this season
July 5, 2022

Fresno, CA (Monday, July 4) – In front of a July 4th sellout crowd of 11,302, the Fresno Grizzlies (46-30, 5-5) fell to the San Jose Giants (46-30, 6-4) 4-1 Monday night at Chukchansi Park. It was the Grizzlies first home defeat to open a series (12-2 overall) and sixth

Grizzlies clinch 1st half, playoff berth with 4-2 victory over Nuts

First time in Grizzlies history that the team has made the playoffs in back-to-back seasons
June 23, 2022

Fresno, CA (Wednesday, June 22) – For the second straight season, the Fresno Grizzlies (41-24) are headed back to the playoffs after a 4-2 win over the Modesto Nuts (29-36) Wednesday night from Chukchansi Park. Despite a San Jose Giants comeback victory, Fresno still secured the California League Northern Division

Yanquiel Fernandez goes yard as Grizzlies rally past Rawhide 8-7

Yanquiel Fernandez crushes 3-run homer in 6th
June 10, 2022

Fresno, CA (Thursday, June 9) – The Fresno Grizzlies (35-19) squeaked by the Visalia Rawhide (16-38) 8-7 Thursday night from Chukchansi Park. Fresno improved to 15-0 at home and 26-7 overall against Visalia in the last two seasons, outscoring the Rawhide 202-145. The Grizzlies hold a three-game division lead over

Ward reaches base 5 times as Fresno slips to Stockton for the 1st time in 2022

Braiden Ward: 2-2, 2B, RBI, R, 3 BB, 2 SB
May 27, 2022

Fresno, CA (Thursday, May 26) – The Fresno Grizzlies (27-15) fell to the Stockton Ports (16-26) 6-5 Thursday evening from Chukchansi Park. With the setback, Fresno dropped to 11-1 against the Ports this year and 28-8 against Stockton over the past two seasons. Over the 12 games in 2022, the

Kokoska, Grizzlies shake off Quakes 8-7 in walk-off fashion

Pinch-hitter Zach Kokoska hits 3-run walk-off homer in the 9th
May 17, 2022

Fresno, CA (Tuesday, May 17) – The Fresno Grizzlies (21-13) walked off on the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (20-14) 8-7 Tuesday morning from Chukchansi Park. Fresno relished their second walk-off win this season (Opening Night, April 8) with Zach Kokoska enjoying another game-winning hit. This was the third comeback victory for

Fresno puts on a pentamerous performance to pummel Stockton 10-1 Wednesday

Grizzlies offense: season-high 17 hits and 5 homers; Grizzlies pitching: season-low 3 hits and season-high 16 strikeouts
April 28, 2022

Stockton, CA (Wednesday, April 27) – The Fresno Grizzlies (9-8) cruised past the Stockton Ports (6-11) 10-1 Wednesday night from Banner Island Ballpark. Fresno improved to 5-0 against Stockton this year, 22-7 against the Ports over the past two seasons and 13-1 at Banner Island Ballpark. The Grizzlies offense enjoyed

Spring Cleaning: Fresno sweeps Stockton 6-5 on Sunday

Braiden Ward and Juan Brito each go deep for the Grizzlies
April 10, 2022

Fresno, CA (Sunday, April 10) – The Fresno Grizzlies (3-0) earned their first sweep of the 2022 season, beating the Stockton Ports (0-3) 6-5 Sunday afternoon from Chukchansi Park. With the win, Fresno moves to 20-7 against Stockton while completing their second sweep of the Ports over the past two