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Woodpeckers 2020 Season Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

June 30, 2020

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers 2020 Carolina League campaign has been officially cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Minor League Baseball announced today. “We support Minor League Baseball’s decision to cancel the 2020 season,” said Dan O’Neill, Senior Director of Business Operations for the Houston Astros. “We

Houston Astros Initial Player Pool Includes 13 Woodpeckers Players

Top prospects Bryan Abreu and Cristian Javier among ten former Fayetteville arms in Astros’ group of 56
June 29, 2020

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – With just one season in the books in Fayetteville, the Astros’ player development machine has already showcased a knack for developing talent set to make an impact at the Major League level. Showcasing an array of pitching talent that set the Carolina League record for strikeouts and

Segra Stadium to Host Inaugural Armed Forces Invitational

Round-Robin Tournament Features Army Black Knights, Air Force Falcons, and Campbell Fighting Camels
January 10, 2020

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The Inaugural Armed Forces Invitational, presented by the Walsingham Group, Inc., will be played at Segra Stadium in downtown Fayetteville starting February 28 until March 1.The three-day tournament consists of two games per day, with each team playing at least once Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. A post-game fireworks show will follow the conclusion

Fayetteville Woodpeckers Reveal Copa de la Diversion Identity

Guerreros de Fayetteville Brand comes to life in 2020 for MiLB season-long initiative
November 14, 2019

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The Fayetteville Woodpeckers, Class A Advanced MiLB affiliate of the Houston Astros, revealed today their "Copa de la Diversion" (Fun Cup) brand for the 2020 season as part of Minor League Baseball's league-wide initiative.The Woodpeckers will change their identity to "Guerreros de Fayetteville" (Warriors of Fayetteville) for

Ballpark Digest Recognizes Segra Stadium as Ballpark of the Decade

October 2, 2019

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The Fayetteville Woodpeckers, Class A Advanced MiLB affiliate of the Houston Astros, are pleased to announce that Ballpark Digest has recognized Segra Stadium as the High-A Ballpark of the Decade (2010-2019).Consideration for the recognition was established by the following criteria: The ballpark's design, combining both state-of-the-art with

Woodpeckers Announce 2020 Schedule

October 2, 2019

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The Fayetteville Woodpeckers, Class A Advanced MiLB affiliate of the Houston Astros, are pleased to announce the schedule for their 2020 season as well as the initial offering of 2020 half-season tickets.The Woodpeckers open the season at Segra Stadium on Thursday, April 9th at 7:00 pm against

Fayetteville Shutout in Game Five, Losing Championship Series

Quest For Mills Cup Falls One Game Short
September 16, 2019

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers twice had the tying run at third, but never actually mustered up a score as the Wilmington Blue Rocks took home the Carolina League trophy for the first time in 20 years. Luis Garcia tossed six and 1/3 innings in his start for Fayetteville racking up 11

Offense Silenced as Wilmington Evens Championship Series

2019 Comes Down to One Final Day
September 13, 2019

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers mustered up just three hits in a game four loss to the Wilmington Blue Rocks at Segra Stadium. Jojanse Torres tossed six innings of one run ball, while JP France and Yeremi Caballos combined to allow just three hits in relief, but the solid mound performances were

Woodpeckers Slip by Blue Rocks, Take Championship Series Lead

Hensley's Heroics Continue in Game Three Victory
September 12, 2019

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers rallied in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull off a come-from-behind victory against the Wilmington Blue Rocks in game three of the Mills Cup Championship Series. Nivaldo Rodriguez tossed six innings of one run ball, but Fayetteville still trailed 1-0 late in the contest. However,

Fayetteville Squanders Late Lead as Wilmington Evens Championship Series

Errors Deadly as Wilmington Swipes Game Two
September 12, 2019

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers could not stave off the Wilmington Blue Rocks' rally bid as the home squad tied the best of five championship series at one apiece. Fayetteville took an early lead thanks to a solo shot from Scott Manea combined with two extra base hits from Chandler Taylor. With

Woodpeckers Swipe Game One of Mills Cup Championship Series

Hensley Shines in Fayetteville's Victory in Wilmington
September 11, 2019

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers went up one game-to-none against the Wilmington Blue Rocks in the first of a potential five game championship series. The Blue Rocks struck early, pulling off a successful double steal to take 1-0 lead in the bottom of the third. However, David Hensley's 3-for-5 day and his

Fayetteville Holds Off Down East to Win South Division Title

Woodpeckers to Face Wilmington in Mills Cup Championship
September 11, 2019

After facing elimination just a day prior, the Fayetteville Woodpeckers roared back to eliminate the Down East Wood Ducks and claim the Carolina League South Division Championship on Sunday. Shawn Dubin hurled six strong innings while the Woodpeckers rode a four-run seventh inning to capture the title on a 6-3

Deja Vu: Fayetteville and Down East Split Playoff Doubleheader

Heartbreak and Hard Play Lead to Game Five on Sunday
September 11, 2019

Forced to play another doubleheader due to Hurricane Dorian, the Fayetteville Woodpeckers and Down East Wood Ducks found themselves right where they started in the South Division Championship Series, as the two sides once again split a playoff twin-bill. Down East stunned Fayetteville in comeback fashion, walking-off with a 5-4

Fayetteville and Down East Split Playoff Doubleheader

Two Teams Trade Shutouts to Open Best-of-Five Series
September 11, 2019

With the first two games of the South Division Championship Series merged into a doubleheader in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian, the Fayetteville Woodpeckers traded 3-0 shutouts with the Down East Wood Ducks on Wednesday, shrinking the best-of-five series to a best-of-three series. Down East pressured with eight hits early to

Fayetteville Fends Off Down East in Regular Season Finale

Dubin Shines in WoodpeckersWin at Segra Stadium
September 11, 2019

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers head into the playoffs having won eight of their last ten games, including Monday night's regular season finale. Shawn Dubin tossed six innings of one hit ball and fanned ten batters in his fantastic start for Fayetteville. Miguelangel Sierra scored three runs and had a solo shot

Woodpeckers Crowned Second Half Champions

Fayetteville Slips Past Down East to Claim Series Victory
September 2, 2019

Earlier in the week the Fayetteville Woodpeckers clinched a playoff berth, but a one run victory against the Down East Wood Ducks Sunday evening solidified Fayetteville as winners of the second half in the Southern Division. Luis Garcia and Cesar Rosado combined for seventeen strikeouts on the mound, holding Down

Woodpeckers, Wood Ducks Split Doubleheader

Hensley Plays Hero in Game One Walk Off Victory
August 31, 2019

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers pulled off a come from behind walk off win in game one of a doubleheader at Segra Stadium. Down 5-2 in the bottom of the seventh the Woodpeckers rallied and poured on four runs, highlighted by the game winning two RBI single off David Hensley's bat. In