Stories by BRETT HEIN • Photos by MATT HERP and BENJAMIN ZACK • Standard-Examiner Staff
Take a look at some of the players on the Ogden Raptors’ 2017 opening-day roster. For 2017’s opening day Monday in Orem, the Raptors will feature a shortened roster with some familiar faces — including one fan favorite playing a different position.
In a first for the franchise, the Ogden Raptors welcomed fans to Lindquist Field for a preseason FanFest on Saturday, June 17. About 500 fans enjoyed burgers, beer, baseball and the BassMint Pros to celebrate the open of the 2017 season.
For Mark Kertenian, coaching in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ system sounds like a dream. A native of Pasadena, California, Kertenian grew up a Dodgers fan. Like his players, the seasoned college baseball coach aspired to be a pro. When he made the decision to fully pursue that aspiration in summer 2016, the Dodgers moved to the top of his list.
Print the Raptors' full 2017 schedule and check out the nightly promotions available for home games at Lindquist Field as the franchise enters its 24th season of baseball.