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Saggese wins MVP; three Cardinals named All-Stars

September 26, 2023

SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Minor League Baseball announced on Tuesday that Springfield Cardinals 2B Thomas Saggese has been named the 2023 Texas League Most Valuable Player, becoming the fifth player in team history to capture the league's MVP/Player of the Year award. Saggese, 1B Chandler Redmond and C Pedro Pages were

Mendlinger tallies 4 hits; Cards top Naturals, 6-5

August 30, 2023

Springdale, AR - RF Noah Mendlinger tallied four hits and just missed the cycle by a triple, helping pace the Springfield Cardinals (27-26, 61-61) to the 6-5 win against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals (25-27, 54-67) at Arvest Ballpark on Wednesday night. Springfield is 6-1 in their last seven games and

Antico breaks steals record; Cards race to 5-3 win

August 29, 2023

Springdale, AR - Already Springfield's all-time stolen base leader, LF Mike Antico broke the club's all-time single-season record with two steals on Tuesday night, surpassing OF Charlie Tilson's previous record of 46 steals in 2015 and helping the Springfield Cardinals (26-26, 60-61) top the Northwest Arkansas Naturals (25-26, 54-66), 5-3,

Saggese hits for cycle; Cards slow Surge, 11-2

August 19, 2023

Wichita, KS - 2B Thomas Saggese became just the second Springfield Cardinal in the last 12 years to hit for the cycle, leading the Springfield Cardinals (21-23, 55-58) to the 11-2 blowout win against the Wichita Wind Surge (23-21, 51-61) on Saturday night at Riverfront Stadium. Saggese's cycle is the

Saggese homers, but Surge take 5-1 win

August 16, 2023

Wichita, KS - 2B Thomas Saggese slugged his 20th home run of the season, and fifth as a Cardinal, but the Wichita Wind Surge (21-20, 49-60) topped the Springfield Cardinals (20-21, 54-56), 5-1, on Wednesday night at Riverfront Stadium. Decisions: W - RHP Travis Adams (3-8) L - RHP Connor

Carter, infielders shine in the Lone Star State

Five-tool prodigy, versatile bats headline Rangers' All-Stars list
January 3, 2023

Each offseason, goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the Texas Rangers.

Dallas Reunion Tower Ball to display light show for RoughRiders title

Light show to take place on September 28th from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
September 28, 2022

FRISCO, Texas (September 28, 2022) – In honor of the RoughRiders first Texas League Championship since 2004, the iconic Reunion Tower Ball in Dallas will feature a Frisco RoughRiders-themed light show on Wednesday, September 28th. The show will take place from 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. in Dallas. Located in

Riders sweep Wind Surge to win Texas League title

Frisco claims its first Texas League Championship since 2004
September 28, 2022

WICHITA, Kansas (September 27, 2022) – Facing a 2-0 deficit into the eighth inning, the Frisco RoughRiders scored four runs in the top of the tenth to defeat the Wichita Wind Surge, 7-5, and take the Texas League Championship Series, 2-0. With Tuesday’s win, the RoughRiders claim their first Texas

White K’s 10 as Woodies Take Finale in Zebulon

Down East clubs three home runs in win
September 13, 2021

Zebulon, N.C. – Despite falling behind early, the Down East Wood Ducks clubbed three home runs against the Carolina Mudcats, taking the 5-2 win Sunday afternoon. Owen White (W, 2-1)finished with a career-high 10 strikeouts in six innings to earn the Suddenlink Player of the Game. For the second night

Wood Ducks Walk Off Cannon Ballers

Saggese delivers walk off single
September 3, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – Despite trailing early, the Down East Wood Ducks earned the 6-5 walk off win against the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, Friday night. Thomas Saggese earned the Suddenlink Player of the Game with a walk off single. Kannapolis (32-74) took the early lead, plating one run in the second

Wood Ducks Split Doubleheader with Kannapolis

Stephan and Matthews dazzle in their starts
September 2, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – After falling in game one, 1-0, the Down East Wood Ducks won game two of their doubleheader with the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, 7-0. John Matthews (W, 4-4) spun 5 2/3 scoreless innings with 10 strikeouts and Josh Stephan tossed five scoreless innings with seven strikeouts in his

Down East Hangs On For 6-5 Win 

Inoa extends on-base streak to 25 games
August 28, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks came from behind after an early deficit to defeat the Fayetteville Woodpeckers, 6-5 Friday night. Cristian Inoa extended his on-base streak to 25 games with a single in the second inning to tie the longest on-base streak by a Wood Ducks this

Bats Explode For Down East in 11-Run Win

Mateo has perfect day at the plate with three RBI
August 20, 2021

Kannapolis, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks continued their winning ways on the road with a 14-3 win over the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, Thursday night. Daniel Mateo and Thomas Saggese led the way for the Wood Ducks, combining for nine hits in 11 at-bats with four RBI. Down East

Woodies Rebound With Win Over Carolina

August 13, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – After a 19-10 loss, the Down East Wood Ducks rebounded with an 11-6 win over the Carolina Mudcats, Thursday night. Down East held Carolina scoreless through the first seven innings and had a huge offensive day with 11 runs. Down East (49-37) opened the scoring in the

Florentino and Acuña Power Wood Ducks to Win Over Carolina

Pitching staff takes no-hitter to sixth inning
August 10, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – With a 4-2 win on Tuesday against the Carolina Mudcats, the Down East Wood Ducks won their fifth straight game. The pitching staff shut down the Mudcats with seven shutout innings and took a no-hitter to the sixth inning. After two scoreless innings, Down East (48-36) jumped

Down East Sweeps the Doubleheader With Delmarva

Wood Ducks combine for eight runs in the final inning of both games
August 8, 2021

Salisbury, M.D. – The Down East Wood Ducks combined for eight runs in the seventh inning of both games to sweep the doubleheader against the Delmarva Shorebirds, Sunday afternoon. The Woodies took the first contest by a score 9-5 and game two 6-2. Down East (47-36) started game one with

Wood Ducks Survive Late Shorebirds Surge

August 6, 2021

Salisbury, M.D. – Despite a late-inning surge, the Down East Wood Ducks held on to defeat the Delmarva Shorebirds, 8-4 Friday night. Jayce Easley and Thomas Saggese led the way with two RBIs each. Down East (45-36) opened the scoring for the second night in-a-row. In the top of the

Costly Error Hands Wood Ducks Win Over Fayetteville

July 28, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – Thanks to a late error, the Down East Wood Ducks defeated the Fayetteville Woodpeckers 7-5 on Tuesday night. The Wood Ducks surrendered the lead but managed to claw back with a three-run bottom of the eighth for their second come from behind win this season. Fayetteville (32-41)

Down East Splits Doubleheader with Carolina

Offense Explodes in Game One but Falls Silent in Game Two
July 21, 2021

Zebulon, N.C. – After a 15-run performance last night, the Down East Wood Ducks split their doubleheader with the Carolina Mudcats. The Wood Ducks picked up where they left off last night, with a 12-4 win in game one but were completely shut down in game two, falling 9-1. For

Collard Greens Escape With Win Over Delmarva

Harris plates three RBI in win
July 16, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – Thanks to some timely hitting late in the game, the Down East Wood Ducks, playing as the Kinston Collard Greens defeated the Delmarva Shorebirds, 6-3 Friday night. Leading by one, the Collard Greens bats plated two runs in the eighth inning to give them a comfortable three-run

Five-Run Seventh Powers Wood Ducks To Win Over Shorebirds

Down East clubs three homeruns
July 16, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – Thanks to a five-run bottom of the seventh, the Down East Wood Ducks defeated the Delmarva Shorebirds, 9-3 Thursday night. Dustin Harris earned the Suddenlink Player of the Game, going three-for-four and two runs scored. Delmarva (38-23) scored first with one run in the top of the

Nine-Run First Powers Avocados to Win Over Pescados

June 26, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – Thanks to a nine-run first inning, the Avocados Luchadores (Down East Wood Ducks), defeated the Pescados de Carolina (Carolina Mudcats), 14-2 Saturday night. Finishing with two hits, including a homerun and four RBIs, Thomas Saggese earned the Suddenlink Player of the Game. The Avocados (26-20) sent 13

Wood Ducks Split Doubleheader Against Mudcats With Walkoff Win in Game 2

Woodies walkoff for third time in 2021
June 24, 2021

Kinston, N.C. – The Down East Wood Ducks split their doubleheader with the Carolina Mudcats, Thursday night at Grainger Stadium. The Woodies fell in game one, 2-1 but salvaged game two with a walkoff win, 4-3. After five scoreless innings, Down East (25-19) got on the board in the bottom

Wood Ducks Snap Mudcats’ Win Streak

Saggese tallies three hits and two RBIs in win
June 1, 2021

Zebulon, N.C. – Thanks to a breakout game from Thomas Saggese, who finished with three hits and two RBI, the Down East Wood Ducks defeated the Carolina Mudcats 4-3 Tuesday night to snap their six-game win streak. Tonight marks the seventh time that these two teams have faced each other