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Woodpeckers Use Three Big Innings to Sink Cannon Ballers 9-2

May 12, 2021

FAYETTEVILLE, NC - Three straight three-run innings to open the game provided the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Low-A, HOU) plenty of cushion on Wednesday night, as they grabbed a 9-2 victory over the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers (Low-A, CHW) at Segra Stadium. The win marked the first time the Woodpeckers have secured consecutive

Woodpeckers Blast Cannonballers 10-1 in Home Opener

May 11, 2021

FAYETTEVILLE, NC - Matthew Barefoot’s solo home run in the bottom of the first inning set the tone for a big offensive night, as the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (2-5) rallied for ten runs on eleven hits and a 10-1 win over the Kannapolis (0-7) Cannonballers in the home opener at Segra

Fayetteville Woodpeckers Announce Broadcaster for 2021 Season

Andrew Chapman to be the new “Voice of the Woodpeckers”
May 10, 2021

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers announced today that Andrew Chapman will serve as the club’s new Broadcasting and Communications Coordinator and “Voice of the Woodpeckers” for the 2021 season. Originally from Stockton, California, Chapman joins the Astros organization after serving as the Broadcast and Media Coordinator of the Jackson Generals in 2020.

Big South Conference Tournament Returns To Segra Stadium

Four team competition takes place May 27 - 29
May 3, 2021

The Ingles Big South Conference Tournament returns to Segra Stadium from May 27th – 29th. This year’s tournament features the top four teams in the conference facing off in a three-day double-elimination showdown to determine who gets the automatic qualifier position for the NCAA Tournament and the road to the

Woodpeckers Roster Announced For 2021 Campaign

Season begins on the road against Mudcats May 4th
April 30, 2021

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers, in conjunction with the Houston Astros, have released their preliminary roster for the 2021 season. 29 fresh faces will join the club and make their first appearances in red and black. “I’m super excited, I think this team is going to perform well,” said Woodpeckers Manager Ray

Promotions Announced For Woodpeckers May Home Games

Thirsty Thursday & Friday Fireworks return; dogs allowed every Tuesday
April 19, 2021

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers are excited to announce their 2021 promotions for the month of May and their Daily Promotions for the second season of play at Segra Stadium. Individual tickets for May home games will go on sale in-person April 24th at the BB&T Now Truist Box Office from 10

Fayetteville Woodpeckers 2021 Coaching Staff Announced

Ray Hernandez takes over the helm as team manager
March 29, 2021

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers, Class-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, announced their coaching staff for the 2021 season. Ray Hernandez will replace Nate Shaver as the club’s manager. Shaver is taking over the same role he held in Fayetteville for the Class-A Advanced Asheville Tourists. Hernandez was the manager in 2019

Woodpeckers Individual Tickets Go On Sale April 24

First opportunity to purchase tickets in-person for all May home games
April 8, 2021

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers announced today that individual tickets for the 2021 campaign will officially go on sale Saturday, April 24th at Segra Stadium. A limited amount of tickets for Woodpeckers home games will be available on a month-by-month basis. Fans will have the first opportunity to purchase tickets for any

Bunker's Buddies Kids Club Memberships Now Available!

Premium & free memberships are available to children under 12
March 23, 2021

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers announced today the return of their Bunker’s Buddies Kids Club for the 2021 season. The official kids club, presented by Westwood Shopping Center, will have both a premium and free membership for all children 12 and under. Children in the Bunker’s Buddies Kids Club will enjoy numerous

Segra Stadium To Host Pet Adoption Event April 24

Woodpeckers partnering with local rescues to help find dogs & cats forever homes
April 12, 2021

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers are partnering with local animal rescues and pet vendors to host an adoption event at Segra Stadium on Saturday, April 24th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This event is free to the public and will coincide with the first opportunity for fans to purchase tickets for

Woodpeckers Announce Start Times for 2021 Regular Season

Home Opener set for May 11 at Segra Stadium at 6:30 p.m. ET
March 10, 2021

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers today announced their start times for the 2021 campaign, including the introduction of 6:30 p.m. ET start times for all weeknight games Tuesday through Friday. “The Woodpeckers are committed to providing the most fan-friendly experience in Minor League Baseball,” said Pete Subsara, Woodpeckers Director

Woodpeckers To Host ‘Movie Night’ at Segra Stadium on March 26

‘Field of Dreams’ to play on the Segratron at 7:30 p.m.
March 8, 2021

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers will host a ‘Movie Night’ at Segra Stadium on Friday, March 26th at 7:30 p.m. The 1989 baseball drama film “Field of Dreams” staring Kevin Costner will be shown on the 75’ x 25’ video board. Gates for ‘Movie Night’ will open at 6:30

Woodpeckers Announce 2021 Season Schedule

Opening Day at Segra Stadium set for May 11th
February 18, 2021

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers today announced their 2021 regular season schedule, which begins on May 4th when the club travels to Zebulon, North Carolina to take on the Carolina Mudcats. The team’s home opener at Segra Stadium will take place on Tuesday, May 11th against the Kannapolis Cannon

Official Fayetteville Woodpeckers Statement

February 12, 2021

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers today formally accepted the invitation to be the Class-A affiliate of the Houston Astros under baseball’s new player development structure. The Woodpeckers are owned and operated by the Houston Astros and were a Class-A Advanced affiliate since the 2019 Inaugural season. In our one season of baseball,

Woodpeckers Will Play At Single-A Level Starting In 2021

December 9, 2020

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Houston Astros have rounded out their four minor league affiliates for the 2021 season. An invite has been extended to the Asheville Tourists franchise to be the Advanced Class-A affiliate, joining the lineup of Single-A Fayetteville, Double-A Corpus Christi, and Triple-A Sugar Land. The Astros have

State of the System: Houston Astros

Whitley leads developing group of high-potential talent
November 18, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year,'s State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021. This year was an unorthodox one, to

Woodpeckers 2021 Full & Half Season Memberships On Sale

Fans can secure their seats for the 2021 season beginning at 10 a.m.
October 7, 2020

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Fayetteville Woodpeckers Full & Half Season Membership Plans will go on sale Tuesday, October 13, at 10 a.m. Fans can secure their seats for the 2021 season and beyond by visiting or by calling 910-339-1989. Woodpeckers season members enjoy multiple benefits including significant savings over box

Segra Stadium to Host 2nd Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Event will take place on the morning of September 12th
September 1, 2020

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The 2nd Annual Fayetteville 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb will be held on the morning of Saturday, September 12th at Segra Stadium. Opening ceremonies will begin at 8:45 a.m. and the climb will start at approximately 9:15 a.m. The 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb is a way to honor

Javier Shines as Former Woodpeckers Prove Staying Power in The Show 

Seven members of Woodpeckers inaugural team have made their MLB debuts in 2020
August 18, 2020

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Only a year removed from their inaugural season, the Fayetteville Woodpeckers are already racking up quite the alumni list. Seven former Fayetteville Woodpeckers have made their Major League debuts in 2020, with nine players from the Woodpeckers’ 2019 team having now appeared in the big leagues. In

Woodpeckers Crack Top 25 In 2019 Merchandise Sales

Fayetteville only team at the Single-A Advanced level to make list
July 30, 2020

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Minor League Baseball released its annual list of the top 25 teams in merchandise sales for 2019. The Fayetteville Woodpeckers are proud to announce that they were among the top 25 out of 160 Minor League Baseball clubs. The Woodpeckers were the only Single-A Advanced team to

Bryan Abreu, Cristian Javier, and Enoli Paredes Crack Astros Opening Day Roster

Former Fayetteville fireballers figure to play key roles in Houston's pen in 2020
July 23, 2020

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Three former Fayetteville Woodpeckers hurlers are represented on the Houston Astros Opening Day roster. Right-handers Bryan Abreu, Cristian Javier, and Enoli Paredes were each named among the 15 pitchers to open the season on the 30-man squad in advance of Friday’s opener. Among the Woodpeckers staff that

The Rick Herrema Foundation To Receive $10,000 Donation for Summer Camps

July 8, 2020

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Playing, learning, and growing: that’s what summer camp is all about at The Rick Herrema Foundation’s 50 acre green space called 'Rick’s Place,' located just minutes from Fort Bragg. The Fayetteville Woodpeckers are proud to give a donation of $10,000 to The Rick Herrema Foundation for camp

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