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Chris Powell promoted to Frontier League as Clippers say goodbye to starter

Chris Powell promoted to Frontier League as Clippers say goodbye to starter

| July 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Just six starts into his tenure in the Pacific Association, RHP Chris Powell is headed to the Schaumburg Boomers of the independent Frontier League after posting a 2-1 win-loss record and a 5.35 ERA with the Martinez Clippers. Chris Powell is the first Clippers player to be promoted in franchise history, as he joins his […]

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Clippers come from behind to win first game at home in franchise history

Clippers come from behind to win first game at home in franchise history

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

By SAM WEISMANN Martinez Clippers MARTINEZ, Calif. — For the first time in fourteen tries, the Clippers celebrated on their home turf after posting six unanswered runs in the seventh inning and beyond to defeat the Pittsburg Diamonds, 9-7. The victory ends a nine-game skid for the Clippers, and is the first win for a […]

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Some facts about the SRO and baseball

Some facts about the SRO and baseball

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

By NORALEA GIPNER Martinez City Council Today I would like to talk about two hot items being discussed on social media: 1) the lack of a School Resource Officer (SRO) at our high school, and 2) why and how the baseball team was funded. I will start with the SRO, which was discussed under Item […]

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If you build it, they will come

If you build it, they will come

| June 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Clippers Opening Day a home run The final score was not in favor of the home team, but by any other measurement the Martinez Clippers opening day was a grand slam. An overflow crowd, estimated at 500, came to newly-renovated Waterfront Park to witness the inaugural game of the Martinez Pacific Association franchise. Mayor Rob […]

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Why Joe left town

Why Joe left town

| May 30, 2018 | 4 Comments

By JAMIE JOBB Special to the Martinez Gazette Before he turned three years old, Joe DiMaggio and his family had left Martinez for good. Joe often returned to the town of his birth after he retired from baseball, but San Francisco gets to call itself Joe’s hometown. That’s where Joe and his brothers Vincent and […]

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Play Ball!

| May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Martinez Clippers will take the field for the first time Thursday at newly renovated Joe DiMaggio Fields at Waterfront Park. First pitch is schedule for 6:30 p.m. A brief ceremony will be held on the field before the game to recognize those responsible for bring professional baseball to Martinez. Tickets for the opening game […]

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Ten bucks for one field of dreams

| May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

A brief history of pro ball in Contra Costa county By JAMIE JOBB Special to the Martinez Gazette “Bush League” – Also see “Bush-leaguers”. Adj. 1) being of an inferior class or group of its kind : marked by a lack of sophistication or professionalism Some folks toss out the term “semi-professional baseball” to describe […]

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Martinez Clippers opening day May 31, GM says

Martinez Clippers opening day May 31, GM says

| May 20, 2018 | 1 Comment

Martinez’s new professional ball club, the Clippers, will be ready to play opening day May 31, when they face the Sonoma Stompers, who came in second behind the 2017 season champions Vallejo Admirals, said General Manager Brianne Gidcumb. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. that day in the newly renovated Field 3 in Martinez Waterfront […]

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Message from the Mayor: Let’s play ball

Message from the Mayor: Let’s play ball

| April 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

By ROB SCHRODER Mayor of Martinez At a special meeting of the Martinez City Council, the license agreement between the city and the Martinez Clippers, LLC was approved. Professional baseball is coming to Martinez, and opening day is Thursday, May 31. The Martinez Clippers will host the Sonoma Stompers at the newly rebuilt Joe DiMaggio […]

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Saint Mary’s Baseball vs Nevada Wolfpack

Saint Mary’s Baseball vs Nevada Wolfpack

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

#21 JC Santini tags runner out at the plate. #20 P. Carlos Lomeli  Throws four shut out innings. JC Santini throws down to second. Photos by Tod Fierner  

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