By the time the game ended, it was a distant memory that Grand Junction once led 1-0.
After a thunderstorm interrupted Tuesday’s series finale in Colorado Springs, the Ogden Raptors trekked west to the mesas of Grand Junction to open a four-game series against a Rockies team with a slim lead on the Pioneer League South Division’s second playoff berth.
What began as a delay due to nearby lightning developed into a full-blown rain delay and, after about 1 hour and 25 minutes, Tuesday's Pioneer League game between the Ogden Raptors and Rocky Mountain Vibes was suspended.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jorbit Vivas and Brandon Lewis each drove in a run in the 10th inning to secure a 3-2 win for the Ogden Raptors on Monday against the Rocky Mountain Vibes.
It was a little less conventional than a typical, modern professional baseball game but, in the end, the Ogden Raptors picked up a road win by putting more balls over the fence than their opponent.
Cesar Mendoza wasn’t supposed to be in the game Saturday for the Ogden Raptors but, when fellow catcher Ramon Rodriguez left the game with an injury in the second inning, Mendoza put on his gear.
OGDEN — Facing a season shutout against Ogden, the Missoula Osprey mounted a pitching gem to claim a rare victory against the Raptors.
OGDEN — While still leading the Pioneer League South Division by a couple games in the second half, it had been a few games since Ogden’s overpowering first-half offense had taken over a contest.
Ogden Raptors defeated the Missoula Osprey in game three against Missoula on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Lindquist Field in Ogden.
The Ogden Raptors defeated the Missoula Osprey 3-2 in 10 innings on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Lindquist Field in Ogden.
OGDEN — Missed chances gave way to a late-inning clutch home run, which gave way to some improbable escape-route pitching and, finally, another game-winning hit.
Nobody beats the Ogden Raptors three games in a row.
For nearly two months, the Ogden Raptors have avoided taking consecutive losses. That streak seemed impossible to hold for the rest of the season, and it became even more impossible Sunday when the Raptors committed five errors.
Ogden Raptors were defeated by Idaho Falls 9-8 on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Lindquist Field in Ogden.
OGDEN — Despite three majestic home runs from fourth-round draft pick Brandon Lewis, the Ogden Raptors couldn’t keep up with Idaho Falls’ hitting Saturday night.
OGDEN — After four days off due to the All-Star break and a rainout, the Ogden Raptors were finally back in action Friday, sweeping a doubleheader from the Idaho Falls Chukars.
Two Ogden Raptors hit home runs as the Pioneer League defeated the Northwest League 11-7 in the fifth annual interleague All-Star game held Tuesday at Memorial Stadium in Boise, Idaho.
The Ogden Raptors answered Saturday’s lifeless, 5-1 loss by similarly taking the life out of Rocky Mountain’s bats Sunday afternoon for a 5-1 victory.
It’s probably not a good sign for the outcome of your game when the most exciting thing your offense produces is an argued call that leads to the ejection of your manager.
After rain derailed the start of the four-game series Thursday between the Ogden Raptors and Rocky Mountain Vibes, the visitors got back to their winning ways by sweeping a pair of seven-inning contests Friday in Colorado Springs.
The Ogden Raptors and Rocky Mountain Vibes had their series opener postponed Thursday in Colorado Springs after rain made the field unplayable.
In an afternoon tilt in Denver, Colorado, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Colorado Rockies played eight scoreless innings before the visitors scored five in the ninth to win 5-1.
A whopping six Ogden Raptors players have been named to the 2019 Pioneer League All-Star team, the league office announced Wednesday.
The Ogden Raptors slogged through seven innings of their game Tuesday at Grand Junction with only two hits, its offense slumbering to start the first two games of a seven-game road trip.
The Ogden Raptors have had a good run of form lately. Maybe having an off day Sunday was one of those things that inadvertently interrupts a good thing.
Ogden Raptors defeat Orem 14-1 on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Lindquist Field in Ogden.
OGDEN — When Orem designated hitter Will Wilson hit his second double of the game in the ninth inning, he was only the fifth Owlz baserunner.
OGDEN — The Ogden Raptors’ success in 2019 has been documented, but to review:
Ogden Raptors defeated Orem 9-5 on Friday, July 26, 2019, at Lindquist Field in Ogden.
OGDEN — Second verse, same as the first.
For a franchise that usually hosts winning minor league teams, 2019 has been the best yet.
It might go without saying for a team setting franchise and league records through the first half of the 2019 season, but the Ogden Raptors sport several leaders across the league after a first half of dominant play.
The Ogden Raptors' march through the Pioneer League picked up its pace Wednesday night thanks to starting pitcher Jeronimo Castro.
There was something in the air at Lindquist Field on Tuesday night.
Two of the Pioneer League's top home run and RBI hitters struck early in swings that proved to be important for the Ogden Raptors on Monday night.
Though it felt like it for a long time, the Ogden Raptors actually can’t win every game.
OGDEN — With a first-half championship already wrapped up in the midst of a franchise-best win streak, the Ogden Raptors aimed for more history Saturday night and delivered.
OGDEN — It appeared for a bit that clinching the first-half title and having a day off Thursday might be the undoing of the Ogden Raptors’ win streak when play resumed Friday to open a six-game homestand.
After a historic string of winning over the last two seasons, the Ogden Raptors have surged into 2019 with an unprecedented start.
It took a little more work than usual but, in the end, it was yet another Ogden Raptors victory.
And still, the Ogden Raptors keep winning.
Backed by an unstoppable offense, the Ogden Raptors continued what is quickly becoming a march to the first-half division title with the first game of four on the road against the Missoula Osprey.
The Ogden Raptors completed a four-game sweep of Idaho Falls on Saturday thanks to Jeronimo Castro and Mother Nature.
The Ogden Raptors won their first two games of a four-game set in Idaho Falls by a combined score of 22-8.
The toughest thing for Pioneer League pitchers to figure so far this season is how to keep the Ogden Raptors from scoring.
After a day off, the Ogden Raptors resumed play Wednesday as leaders of the Pioneer League South Division with the first of four games at North Division leading Idaho Falls.
It took one hour and 34 minutes for a number other than a zero to show up in the score column on the scoreboard.
Sunday’s meeting between the Ogden Raptors and Rocky Mountain Vibes, the fourth in a five-game series, took three hours and 19 minutes to complete.
The Ogden Raptors played a doubleheader against the Orem Owlz on Wednesday after Tuesday's game was postponed due to unplayable field conditions.
OREM — For the second time this season, field conditions at an opposing venue forced an Ogden Raptors game to be postponed.