Errors cost Volcanoes several games

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Salem-Keizer has had an inconsistent record lately, hitting well and usually pitching well but giving away runs with holes in infield gloves. July 15: Volcanoes 5, Boise 4 Ronnie Jebavy’s walk-off home run gave Salem-Keizer its sixth win in a row to start the home series with the Hawks. Boise scored first with two runs in the second inning, but the Volcanoes tied the score in the bottom of the second and added a run each in the third and the fifth. After Boise tied the score with two in the eighth, Jebavy led off the bottom of the ninth with his homer. The Volcanoes had another home run, also leading off an inning, by Chris Shaw in the fifth. Boise had one homer, a two-run shot by Carlos Herrera in the eighth. Logan Webb was Salem-Keizer’s starting pitcher, giving up two runs, both unearned, in his five innings. Cory Taylor was the winning pitcher, with Christian Quintin the loser in relief. July 16: Boise 11, Volcanoes 8 Four errors cost the Volcanoes their second win of the series. Of the Hawks’ 11 runs, only six were earned. Boise outhit Salem-Keizer 14-11, but the Volcanoes made their hits count enough to win were it not for those errors. Each club scored four times in the first inning, but Boise added two runs each...

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