August 10th: Volcanoes sweep Hops in thriller 12-9

By Payne Patchett / Salem-Keizer Volcanoes | August 10, 2019 5:12 AM

  • In the bottom of the first inning, after a rain delay that lasted almost an hour and a half long, Sean Roby hits his first home run since he won the home run derby, his second of the year, which also scores Tyler Fitzgerald and Hunter Bishop and gives the Volcanoes an early 3-0 lead.
  • In the bottom of the third inning, after Hillsboro made it a 3-2 game, Roby hits a single into left field that scores Fitzgerald and increases the lead to 4-2.
  • The next batter, Logan Wyatt, hits into an error by the shortstop that scores Bishop and makes it 5-2.
  • Three batters later, Brandon Martorano hits a grand slam into right field that also scores Roby, Wyatt and Armani Smith to make the score 9-2 Volcanoes.
  • Two batters later, Carter Aldrete hits a two-run home run over the wall in right field to increase the lead to 11-2 Salem-Keizer.
  • In the bottom of the seventh inning, after the Hops made it an 11-9 game,

Smith hits a double into right field that scores Alex Canario and increases the lead to 12-9. The Volcanoes will start their six-game road trip with three games against the Tri-City Dust Devils, where Kervin Castro will make his first start since his all-star appearance

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