OGDEN — The Ogden Raptors return home Friday to begin a string of seven straight home games in the second-to-last homestand of the regular season.
The overnight space between games didn’t slow down Ogden’s bats at all going into the final game of a seven-game road trip.
Eric Peterson had totaled three hits in seven games with the Raptors this season after a recent assignment to Ogden, previously having played in Single-A and Double-A this year.
The last time the Ogden Raptors (35-20) played in Centene Stadium in Great Falls, Montana, they celebrated a historic Pioneer League championship.
The Ogden Raptors finally broke through their post-All-Star game blues Sunday, rolling off 12 unanswered runs in a 15-11 win at Billings to avoid being swept in the finale of a four-game set.
You can’t win them all, the saying goes.
Friday night brought the things child’s dreams are made of for Ogden Raptors outfielder Daniel Robinson.
The Pioneer League season has entered the home stretch with teams back in action following the All-Star break. The Ogden Raptors appeared absent Thursday, regrouped, then lost 12-7 to the Billings Mustangs at Dehler Park.
For the first time in four tries, the Pioneer League defeated the Northwest League in the inter-league All-Star game, held this year Tuesday in Grand Junction, Colorado. The Pioneer League triumphed 13-10.
OGDEN — It was by no means a defensive battle, but the Ogden Raptors scored five runs in the first inning and kept the offense rolling throughout in a 16-9 win Sunday over the Orem Owlz, closing yet another series in the Raptors' favor as the Pioneer League hits the All-Star break.
OGDEN — With the Raptors rolling offensively and playing the worst team in the Pioneer League, Saturday was likely to bring a series win and the fourth straight victory for Ogden.
OGDEN — For now, it doesn’t seem any manner of roster changes will affect the Ogden Raptors, no matter which top hitters are promoted.
OGDEN — To the sixth inning Thursday, it was a game of missed opportunities for the Ogden Raptors.
OGDEN — A Morgan man is accused of starting a fire at Lindquist Field and causing thousands of dollars in damages to buildings, merchandise and construction equipment near the stadium in an incident Wednesday morning, Aug. 1.
OGDEN — The Ogden Raptors return home Thursday for a four-game series against the Orem Owlz, which includes a big community night and will be followed by 11 days away from home.
After swapping a pair of high-scoring games, Ogden left no doubt to close its three-game set and claim the series in Grand Junction.
With 16-14 and 20-19 games on the books in the last week, it looked like the Ogden Raptors were headed for another high-scoring marathon Tuesday in Grand Junction.
Not even a day after winning a marathon 20-19 home game against Idaho Falls, the Ogden Raptors (30-14) opened a brief road set at Grand Junction (24-20) with a 9-7 win.
Daniel Robinson’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday clinched a dramatic, wild win for Ogden against Idaho Falls to close a five-game home stand.
OGDEN — Saturday’s game began much like Friday’s did for the Ogden Raptors.
OGDEN — It may have been Golden Spike Night, but there was nobody able to slam the hammer and drive one home.
OGDEN — It was an inauspicious start for Joel Inoa, one you’d never guess would begin one of Ogden’s best mound outings of the season.
OGDEN — The Raptors returned from Big Sky country but left all the Big Fly there, at least for one night.
How do you develop winners?
As the first-half division champion Ogden Raptors open the second half with a five-game homestand from July 25-29, they’ll be helping celebrate a big anniversary for the state (and the nation).
In the last game of the first half and very likely the last game Ogden ever plays against Helena, the Raptors and Brewers gave the fans in Helena a rookie-league classic Tuesday night.
The Ogden Raptors (25-12) scored three runs in the 10th inning to break a 4-4 tie and beat Helena 7-5 on Monday night.
After being silenced at the plate Saturday, the Ogden Raptors bounced back Sunday afternoon.
Ogden’s final series of the first half — and its final regular-season series ever against the Helena Brewers — got off to a sluggish start Saturday evening thanks to Helena starter Aaron Ashby.
There’s a saying in baseball, especially in the minor leagues, that everything can change if you can just get to the next pitcher.
Editor’s note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated Missoula’s record as 13-20 instead of 16-17, and incorrectly stated the Raptors had two more games against Missoula to play before three games against Helena, instead of one game against Missoula and four against Helena. The …
A league-wide day off didn’t seem to cool off the red-hot Ogden Raptors, but rather recharge the batteries.
OGDEN — Of course, the best and weirdest had to be saved for last.
OGDEN — Sometimes it only takes one inning for the Ogden Raptors to take control.
OGDEN — It was nearly the same situation for Ogden shortstop Jacob Amaya in which he failed earlier, but against a top arm with the game on the line, he delivered.
OGDEN — In the end, Ogden’s bats would not relent.
OGDEN — Many fans at Lindquist Field weren’t at the ballpark yet Thursday when the Missoula Osprey chased Ogden Raptors starter Kevin Malisheski out of the game with two home runs in the top of the first to go up 4-0.
OGDEN — On fall nights past in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, 6-foot-2 quarterback Daniel Robinson could be seen winning games for the gridiron Norsemen.
OGDEN — Ogden designated hitter Drew Avans led off the seventh inning with a single and was tagged out at second base after an awkward slide in which he turned his ankle.
OGDEN — Tuesday night was a sweltering summer night at Lindquist Field, the kind that kept some fans away in favor of air conditioning.
Eventually, the law of averages would catch up to the Ogden Raptors. It just took 24 games.
For as hot as the Ogden Raptors have been, Sunday brought a near repeat of Saturday’s loss.
It took more than a week, but someone finally silenced Ogden’s bats.
The Ogden Raptors remain hot, but their 11th win in 12 games came a little differently Friday.
OGDEN — Rob Walton is sitting a couple rows behind the Lindquist Field home plate around 5:30 p.m., relaxing, getting some needed fresh air and talking to some of the stewards who pass by.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Jair Camargo hit a grand slam and a three-run double to lead the Ogden Raptors (14-7) to a 14-5 win at Grand Junction a night after scoring 22 runs.
It’s the old cliche: fireworks on the field before fireworks after the game.
OGDEN — Just as quickly as Kyle Kasser’s line drive skimmed past the foul pole in right field, the Ogden Raptors were in a bind they couldn’t escape.
Note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the Ogden Raptors are approaching a Pioneer League record for most player transactions. They are approaching a team record for most transactions. The Standard-Examiner regrets the error.
OGDEN — For four innings, it looked like the magic was gone for the Ogden Raptors.
OGDEN — Nothing lasts forever, but right now the Ogden Raptors look like a runaway train barreling down the tracks.