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Launched To The League: From Rocket City to Los Angeles

Former Trash Pandas making their mark with Angels
September 16, 2021

The goal of every baseball player is to reach the Major Leagues. For a quarter of the pitchers to take the mound for the Rocket City Trash Pandas in 2021, that dream has come true. Nine former Trash Pandas have climbed the ladder to reach the Major Leagues in 2021,

Trash Pandas Bullpen Baffles Barons in 5-2 Win

Four relievers combine for 4.2 scoreless innings in victory
July 27, 2021

MADISON, Alabama – With an early outburst at the plate and a dominant night from the bullpen, the Rocket City Trash Pandas earned a 5-2 win over the Birmingham Barons in the opener of their six-game series on Tuesday night at Toyota Field. Rocket City broke the scoreless deadlock with

Trash Pandas Accelerate Past Biscuits, 6-5

Aviles Jr., Isabel homer in second straight win
July 9, 2021

MADISON, Alabama – The Rocket City Trash Pandas used a strong night from the bullpen and a pair of timely home runs to earn a 6-5 victory over the Montgomery Biscuits in the fourth game of their series on Friday night in front of a crowd of 6,606 on Space

Pitching Powers Trash Pandas to Twin Bill Sweep

Detmers, Tyler Dominant In Wins Over Shuckers
June 20, 2021

MADISON, Alabama – Behind two gems on the mound from starters Reid Detmers and Kyle Tyler, the Rocket City Trash Pandas swept a doubleheader from the Biloxi Shuckers with a 3-2 win in the opener followed by a 6-1 win in the second game in front of a crowd of

Wilson Wills Trash Pandas Past Shuckers 8-6

June 15, 2021

MADISON, Alabama – In a game that featured a plethora of early runs, the Rocket City Trash Pandas got the clutch late hit they were looking for in the late innings to prevail 8-6 over the Biloxi Shuckers in the opener of their six-game series on Tuesday night at Toyota

Late Pensacola Rally Sinks Rocket City In 4-3 Loss

Strong start from Jhonathan Diaz not enough
May 20, 2021

The Rocket City Trash Pandas were unable to hold a ninth inning lead as the Pensacola Blue Wahoos scored three runs for a 4-3 walk-off win on Thursday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium. The Trash Pandas turned to Oliver Ortega to protect a 3-1 lead in the ninth. A walk

Diaz Dominates in 2-0 Trash Pandas Win

Rocket City records first shutout in franchise history
May 14, 2021

Making his first Double-A start, Jhonathan Diaz took a no-hitter into the sixth inning in the best performance from a Rocket City Trash Pandas starter this season to lead the Trash Pandas to a 2-0 win over the Tennessee Smokies on Thursday night at Toyota Field. From his first pitch,

BayBears salvage series finale against Shuckers

Multi-hit games for Jones and Marsh, quality start for Ortega
August 17, 2019

BILOXI, Miss. (August 17, 2019) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, broke a 2-2 tie with a pair of runs in the eighth inning to defeat the Biloxi Shuckers 4-2 in the series finale Saturday night at MGM Park.Jhoan Urena and Jordan Zimmerman hit

Highly-rated pitching prospect Oliver Ortega joins BayBears

August 4, 2019

JACKSON, Tenn. (August 4, 2019) - The Los Angeles Angels announced Sunday that right-handed pitcher Oliver Ortega is joining the Mobile BayBears from Class A Advanced Inland Empire. He is scheduled to make his first Double-A start on the road Sunday night at the Ballpark at Jackson.Ortega, 22, was a

Two Three Run Innings Help Kernels Sneak Past Bees

June 2, 2018

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Garcia walks it off in series opener vs Cedar Rapids

June 1, 2018

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