Tag: Martinez Clippers

Message from the Mayor: Election time coming

Message from the Mayor: Election time coming

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The older I get, the faster time goes by. I cannot believe we are already more than halfway through summer and our kids will be heading back to school in a couple of weeks. Let us all enjoy the final weeks of my favorite season. The month of August is a time when many of […]

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Fun at FanFest …

Fun at FanFest …

| August 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Leo Clauson, 5, of Martinez, wins a ball signed by the entire Martinez Clippers team at the ball club’s first day of Fanfest, Thursday at Waterfront Park. (DONNA BETH WEILENMAN/MARTINEZ NEWS-GAZETTE)

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Martinez Clippers’ inaugural Fanfest celebrates new team, fans

Martinez Clippers’ inaugural Fanfest celebrates new team, fans

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

An event included in the admission price of the team’s games against the Sonoma Stompers, the two-day Fanfest will have what Brent Martin called “autograph moments” some meet and greets around the ball park, a crew of face painters decorating willing fans, several giveaways, contests and drawings for prizes. Martin, who handles fan engagement for […]

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Artist paints Waterfront Park field during game

Artist paints Waterfront Park field during game

| July 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – During the nine innings of Tuesday’s Clippers-Stompers baseball game, Andy Brown was in the bleachers along the first base side of the field. In front of him was a stretched canvas, and to the right, his paints. Taking shape during the game was a painting of Waterfront Park, complete with the players. […]

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Joey Mellows travels from England to see Clippers play

Joey Mellows travels from England to see Clippers play

| July 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

  Joey Mellows, right, with artist and traveling companion Andy Brown at a recent Martinez Clippers game. Here is a story on Brown, who paints the ballparks he visits with Mellows. MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Clippers games have drawn baseball fans from past Sacramento and from such other Bay Area cities as Sunnyvale and Livermore. But […]

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Clippers showing progress at midseason

Clippers showing progress at midseason

| July 25, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Clippers struggled their inaugural opening night May 31 against the Sonoma Stompers, falling 13-2. By July 10, the team had a new field manager, Dan Parker, who traded his usual summer off from his head coach job for the Napa Valley College Storm. In his debut, the Clippers threatened the […]

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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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A day at the Ballpark: Henry keeps score

A day at the Ballpark: Henry keeps score

| June 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

By Jamie Jobb Special to the News-Gazette With no programs available and the scoreboard ignoring balls and strikes, Martinez Clippers fans had their work cut out for them as the home squad lost all four games of its inaugural homestand last weekend at Joe DiMaggio Field 3. For the most part fans understood their need […]

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