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Mejia Gets The Call, First 2021 Sod Poodle To Appear With D-backs

Humberto Mejia Becomes First Sod Poodles Player In 2021 To Be Called Up To Majors
August 23, 2021

Right-handed pitcher Humberto Mejia has been called up to the Arizona Diamondbacks and will start Monday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, the club announced earlier today. The Panama native began the 2021 season with the Amarillo Sod Poodles. Mejia entered the year as the D-backs' No. 29 rated prospect and

Sod Poodles Fall To RoughRiders Tuesday Night

June 1, 2021

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 @ Frisco RoughRiders [TEX] Amarillo Sod Poodles (11-14) | Frisco RoughRiders (15-9) Frisco, Texas —The Sod Poodles dropped the opening game Tuesday night against the Frisco RoughRiders at Riders Field by a final score of 4-1. Amarillo starter Humberto Mejia was notched with his fourth loss

Errors Costly As Amarillo Drops Game Two In Corpus Christi 

May 26, 2021

Corpus Christi, Texas — The Sod Poodles dropped game two of their series against the Corpus Christi Hooks aka The Honey Butter Chicken Biscuits by a score of 7-2 Wednesday night at Whataburger Field. Corpus Christi sent right-hander Jose Urquidy to the mound as he was on a rehab assignment

Solid Pitching Propels Wind Surge Past Sod Poodles

May 15, 2021

WICHITA, Kansas – The Sod Poodles were shutout 4-0 on Friday night at Riverfront Stadium, as the Wichita Wind Surge won a third straight game against Amarillo. Wind Surge starter Josh Winder pitched 5.2 scoreless frames for the win, holding Amarillo's offense to just three hits. Winder struck out eight.

Duzenack's Go-Ahead Blast Caps Amarillo's Late Surge

May 9, 2021

TULSA, Okla. – The Sod Poodles trailed 4-1 heading into the top of the eighth inning on Sunday afternoon at ONEOK Field, but then rallied with a four-run frame to grab a 5-4 win against the Tulsa Drillers. Amarillo won the series, taking four of six games against Tulsa to

Sod Poodles Take Season Opener Over Drillers

May 4, 2021

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 @ Tulsa Drillers [LAD] Amarillo Sod Poodles (1-0) | Tulsa Drillers (0-1) AMARILLO, Texas – The Sod Poodles triumphed over the Tulsa Drillers in the 2021 season opener, taking the first game 4-3 at ONEOK Field. Amarillo collected 11 hits in the one-run affair, highlighted by

A Season in Review, 2019

LumberKings conclude historic season with postseason run
September 18, 2019

CLINTON, IA (September 18, 2019) - The 2019 season has come and gone, and with it, the Clinton LumberKings 64th season in the Midwest League. In many ways it was a record setting year for the year-one Single-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins. By season's end, Miami sent seven of

Three LumberKings Named to All-Star Game

Chris Vallimont, Humberto Mejia, & Jerar Encarnacion All-Stars
June 5, 2019

CLINTON, IA (June 4) - The Midwest League's Western Division All-Star Team will feature three Clinton LumberKings this season; outfielder Jerar Encarnacion and pitchers Chris Vallimont and Humberto Mejia. Encarnacion will be the only Clinton starter when the league's best talent meets on Tuesday, June 18th in South Bend, Indiana

Scott Walks Off Cougars in 10th

Connor Scott ends skid with walk-off blast
May 31, 2019

CLINTON, IA (May 31, 2019) - Connor Scott homered into the Lumber Lounge in right field in the bottom of the 10th inning for a Clinton LumberKings 5-3 win over the Kane County Cougars on Friday night at NelsonCorp Field. The walk-off win was the second of the season for

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 20

Lynch extends scoreless streak; Beer notches three more hits
May 20, 2019

Royals LHP Daniel Lynch, Class A Advanced Wilmington: 6 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 2 K -- Lynch was the third pitcher taken in the first round by Kansas City in last year's Draft, and early returns on him have been nothing short of stellar. The No. 4

Clinton Sweeps Twin Bill to Climb Over .500

Mejia goes eight in Game 1 - LumberKings hold on in game 2
May 20, 2019

BELOIT, WI (May 20, 2019) - A complete game by Humberto Mejia in game one and 2-1 win in game two gave the Clinton LumberKings a doubleheader sweep over the Beloit Snappers at Harry Pohlman Field for the first time since August 4th, 1983. Mejia threw eight innings in a

LumberKings Split Double Dip with Bees

Bees Walk-Off LumberKings in Game Two
May 15, 2019

BURLINGTON, IA (May 15, 2019) - The Clinton LumberKings came away with a split of a doubleheader with the Burlington Bees on Wednesday night at Community Field winning game one 4-2 and falling game two 3-4. The Bees (23-16) avoided a series sweep with a walk-off home run by Connor

Mejia Shines in LumberKings Win

Sims & Rivera homers in LumberKings 3-1 win
May 4, 2019

CLINTON, IA (May 3, 2019) - Humberto Mejia allowed just one hit over his five innings and Demetrius Sims and Marcos Rivera each homered in a Clinton LumberKings 3-1 win over the South Bend Cubs on Friday night. The pair of LumberKings (14-12) home runs accounted for all of their

LumberKings Walk to Opening Night Win

Clinton tops Cougars 6-1 with eight walks
April 6, 2019

CLINTON, IA (April 6, 2019) - Eight walks by the Clinton LumberKings went a long way in a 6-1 win over the Kane County Cougars on Saturday night. Jerar Encarnacion set a career high with three of the LumberKings (2-1) walks while Humberto Mejia and George Soriano combined to hold