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Best streams of 2019: Back-and-forth games

RailRiders, Mets battle for playoff spot; Decker walks off, retires
April 27, 2020

There's nothing like a good old-fashioned back-and-forth ballgame.Both squads score early and often, giving the scoreboard operator a real workout. Then, someone comes up with late heroics to get that final edge. All wins count the same on a scorecard, but some take an extra gear to secure.Below are four

Fan-favorite Decker ready for next phase

Slugger retires after MiLB-best homer No. 204, a walk-off shot
July 8, 2019

The "antihero" of Minor League Baseball has retired a hero. Cody Decker, who entertained fans on the field and off from Class A Fort Wayne to Triple-A Reno and over a dozen stops in between from 2009-19, officially announced his retirement at a press conference on Monday at El Paso, Texas.The

Who is Cody Decker

July 7, 2019

Cody Decker has always had a flair for the dramatics.As a student at Santa Monica High School, Decker could be found sprinting across campus from the baseball field to the drama theater in an effort to uphold his commitments as a star power hitter and lead in the school performance.Following

Diamondbacks Add Prospects to 2019 Reno Aces Roster

December 17, 2018

RENO, Nev. - The Arizona Diamondbacks have spent the offseason bolstering their Minor League system via free agency and the Rule Five Draft. Reno, their Triple-A affiliate, will see multiple new faces in the Biggest Little City come 2019. Former San Francisco Giants infielder Kelby Tomlinson headlines the free agent

Aces Win Series Behind Back-to-Back Home Runs

July 20, 2018

Reno, Nev. - Reno took the final game of the four-game set against the Rainiers tonight by a score of 5-3. Neftalí Feliz tossed a gem, allowing one run on four hits over six innings of work. Sócrates Brito and Cody Decker led the power charge with back-to-back jacks in

Fan favorite Decker latches on with Mets

Power-hitting veteran, showman agrees to Minor League deal
April 10, 2017

If things go right, one of baseball's great showmen could be within shouting distance of the Las Vegas strip -- or even Broadway -- at some point this season.Cody Decker, who was released by the Brewers on March 28, signed a Minor League contract with the Mets on Monday. The

Even off the field, Decker stays under lights

Minor League slugger finds opportunities for himself in entertainment
January 3, 2017

Two days following the 2016 presidential election, Cody Decker stood before a crowd of four dozen people at a West Los Angeles bar and recited some stats."Hillary: 0-for-2; Decker: 0-for-11," he called. The room erupted in applause, hoots and hollers.The meaning of the first number was obvious to all. The