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Cruz Control: Catcher Stays Ready In Mind, Body & Spirit 

August 20, 2021

Catcher Michael Cruz was assigned to the Rocket City Trash Pandas for his first career Double-A action in 2021. At the plate, he has been the Trash Pandas’ most consistent catcher. In 49 games, he has accounted for nine home and 26 RBI, along with a .262 batting average and

Dominant Diaz Leads Trash Pandas To 5-1 Win

Rocket City southpaw earns fourth straight victory
August 5, 2021

Behind another dominant start from Jhonathan Diaz, the Rocket City Trash Pandas shut down the Chattanooga Lookouts for a 5-1 win on Thursday night at AT&T Field. In one of his best starts of the season, Diaz (W, 5-1) tossed seven strong innings, giving up just one run on five

Pitching, Defense Lead Trash Pandas to 6-3 Win

Rocket City pitchers strike out 18 against Tennessee
July 22, 2021

MADISON, Alabama – With a strong all-around performance on the mound, at the plate, and in the field, the Rocket City Trash Pandas defeated the Tennessee Smokies 6-3 in the third game of their six-game series on Thursday night at Toyota Field. The Trash Pandas got off to a quick

Trash Pandas Split Twin Bill In Birmingham

Pair of one-run games leads to series split
July 18, 2021

In a pair of tightly contested games, the Rocket City Trash Pandas rebounded after a 3-2 loss in the opener for an 8-7 win in extra innings to earn a split of their doubleheader with the Birmingham Barons on Sunday afternoon at Regions Field. The victory by the Trash Pandas

Trash Pandas Bash Past Barons For 9-4 Win

Cruz, Nay each homer and drive in three
July 16, 2021

In a game that ended over 24 hours after it began, the Rocket City Trash Pandas defeated the Birmingham Barons 9-4 in a rain-shortened seven-inning contest in the third game of their six-game series that ended on Friday night at Regions Field. On Thursday night, starters Konnor Pilkington of the

Criswell Dominates In 3-0 Trash Pandas Victory

Angels right-hander strikes out season-high 14 against Biloxi
June 16, 2021

MADISON, Alabama – Behind a career night from starter Cooper Criswell and three solo home runs, the Rocket City Trash Pandas defeated the Biloxi Shuckers 3-0 on Wednesday night at Toyota Field in the second game of their six-game series. The win is the Trash Pandas’ eighth in their last

Wild Comeback Leads Trash Pandas To First Win 

Rocket City splits doubleheader in Chattanooga
May 6, 2021

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee – Behind an incredible 10-run outburst late in the game, the Rocket City Trash Pandas earned their first win in franchise history, 10-7 over the Chattanooga Lookouts in the second game of their doubleheader on Thursday night at AT&T Field. The Rocket City win followed a 6-3 Chattanooga

Myrtle Beach loses on walk-off at Potomac

Pelicans split four-game series with P-Nats
August 16, 2018

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (August 16, 2018) - Michael Cruz smashed a two-run home run to tie the game in the seventh inning Thursday, but Luis García's walk-off single won the contest for the Potomac Nationals 3-2 over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans from Pftizner Stadium.The score was tied at two in the ninth

Barfield powers way to Player of the Week

Veteran outfielder continued Double-A tear with six-homer stretch
July 31, 2017

Jeremy Barfield has done a lot in Minor League Baseball. He's been part of the A's, Rockies and Red Sox organizations. He's played in the Northwest, Midwest, California, Texas, Eastern and Pacific Coast Leagues. He's had 2,971 at-bats as a hitter and even thrown 41 2/3 innings. Yet Monday brought a