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LIMITED FAN AVAILABILITY TO ROYALS ALTERNATE SITE WORKOUTS BEGINNING ON APRIL 15TH

Fans can purchase $8 tickets to attend select workouts at Arvest Ballpark
April 9, 2021

Springdale, Ark. – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are excited to announce that fans will be able to attend the Kansas City Royals Alternate Site workouts at Arvest Ballpark on Thursday, April 15th, Friday, April 16th, and Saturday, April 17th with each workout scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. There will

GAME TIMES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2021 SEASON OF NATURALS BASEBALL

Opening Night at Arvest Ballpark will be on Tuesday, May 11th with first pitch slated for 7:05 p.m.
March 22, 2021

SPRINGDALE, Ark – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are excited to announce game times for all of their 2021 home games. Opening Night at Arvest Ballpark will be on Tuesday, May 11th while the home and regular season finale will be on Sunday, September 19th. The Naturals will open the season

KANSAS CITY ROYALS TO USE ARVEST BALLPARK AS ALTERNATE TRAINING SITE

March 18, 2021

Springdale, Ark. – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are thrilled to announce that the Kansas City Royals will be using Arvest Ballpark, home of their Double-A affiliate the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, as their alternate training site during the month of April. Per Major League protocols, anywhere from 20 to 28 players

SCOTT THORMAN NAMED MANAGER OF THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURALS

The Kansas City Royals announce the Naturals 2021 field staff led by skipper, Scott Thorman
February 19, 2021

SPRINGDALE, Ark. – The Kansas City Royals have announced the 2021 field staffs for all of their minor league affiliates today – Friday, February 19th – and the big-league club has once again tabbed Scott Thorman as the field manager of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. Thorman, who was slated to

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURALS 2021 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Naturals baseball returns to Arvest Ballpark on Tuesday, May 11th against the Tulsa Drillers
February 18, 2021

SPRINGDALE, Ark – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are excited to announce the release of their 2021 Double-A Central regular season schedule and subsequent home games scheduled for Arvest Ballpark this summer. Our 2021 Home Opener at Arvest Ballpark will take place on Tuesday, May 11th against the Tulsa Drillers. The

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURALS EXHIBITION GAME AGAINST THE KANSAS CITY ROYALS POSTPONED

February 15, 2021

Springdale, Ark. – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals and the Kansas City Royals, have announced that the Exhibition Game presented by Red Vines and Sour Punch between the two clubs, which was scheduled to be played at Arvest Ballpark on Monday, March 29th has been postponed due to the continuing Covid-19

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURALS TO REMAIN DOUBLE-A AFFILIATE OF THE KANSAS CITY ROYALS

Naturals sign Player Development League License Agreement with Major League Baseball, will compete in the new 10-team “Double-A Central”
February 11, 2021

Springdale, Ark. – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals have announced that they have accepted Major League Baseball’s invitation to be a member of its all-new Professional Development League System by signing a 10-year player development league license agreement with MLB. As part of the agreement, the Naturals will continue to serve

NATURALS OFFERING FANS BATTING CAGE EXPERIENCE AT ARVEST BALLPARK

Reserve the Batting Cages on select dates between Tuesday, January 5th and Saturday, February 27th
December 4, 2020

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are excited to give fans an opportunity to reserve a Batting Cage Experience at Arvest Ballpark in January or February of 2021. The Batting Cage Experience is presented by Whataburger. The cost is $95 for a 1-hour rental and you'll receive the following amenities: Access to

NATURALS ANNOUNCE SOUR PUNCH AND RED VINES AS THE PRESENTING SPONSOR OF THE ROYALS EXHIBITION GAME AT ARVEST BALLPARK

The historic event is scheduled to take place on Monday, March 29, 2021 at 6:05 p.m
November 5, 2020

Springdale, Ark. – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are thrilled to announce that Sour Punch and Red Vines will be the presenting sponsor of the Kansas City Royals Exhibition Game at Arvest Ballpark, which is scheduled to take place on Monday, March 29th, 2021 with first pitch slated for 6:05 p.m.

NATURALS TO HOST THE KANSAS CITY ROYALS IN AN EXHIBITION GAME AT ARVEST BALLPARK

October 6, 2020

Springdale, Ark. – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are excited to announce that they’ll be hosting a historic event on Monday, March 29, 2021 as they’ll be welcoming their parent club, the Kansas City Royals, to Arvest Ballpark for an exhibition game with first pitch scheduled for 6:05 p.m. The Royals

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURALS WILL NOT PLAY IN 2020 AS MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASONS ARE CANCELED

June 30, 2020

Springdale, Ark. – Minor League Baseball today announced that the 2020 season for all of its clubs, including the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Although it may not be surprising given how our world has changed over the last few months, the official news

NATURALS TO EXPAND NETTING AT ARVEST BALLPARK

February 27, 2020

SPRINGDALE, AR - The Northwest Arkansas Naturals today announced plans to install additional protective netting at Arvest Ballpark prior to team's Opening Day on Thursday, April 16. "The safety and wellbeing of our fans, associates and players has always been our top priority and we remain committed to providing a

NATURALS UPDATE ON ARVEST BALLPARK

March 13, 2020

SPRINGDALE, Ark. - Effective starting Friday, March 13th, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals announce that the Arvest Ballpark front office, ticket office, and Team Store will be closed for the time being.We encourage all Naturals fans and our great partners in baseball and in business to continue to reach out to

ROYALS EXTEND PLAYER DEVELOPMENT CONTRACT WITH NATURALS

Northwest Arkansas will continue to serve as Kansas City's Double-A Affiliate through the 2022 season
January 20, 2020

SPRINGDALE, Ark. - The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are excited to announce a two-year extension of the club's player development contract with the Kansas City Royals, an agreement that will now keep the Naturals serving as the Double-A Affiliate of the Kansas City Royals through the 2022 season. "We are thrilled

TAKE BATTING PRACTICE AT ARVEST BALLPARK ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 21ST AND SATURDAY, AUGUST 29TH

August 14, 2020

Springdale, Ark. – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are excited to give fans the special opportunity toTake Batting Practice at Arvest Ballpark. Individual tickets to a session are $5 per person and the events will be on Friday, August 21st and Saturday, August 29th. On each day, fans will be able

PLAY CATCH AT ARVEST BALLPARK ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 15TH

August 7, 2020

Springdale, Ark. – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are excited to give fans the special opportunity to Play Catch at Arvest Ballpark on Saturday, August 15th. Individual tickets to the event are $5 and fans can choose one of three different time slots: 12pm – 1pm; 1:15pm – 2:15pm; and 2:30pm

NATURALS IMPACT IN THE COMMUNITY

The Naturals' fundraising program has helped raise over one million dollars since the 2010 season
December 10, 2019

SPRINGDALE, Ark - The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are proud to continue to have a positive impact on Northwest Arkansas and the surrounding communities as over one million dollars has been raised for participating groups since the start of the 2010 season through the team's fundraising and community partners program. During the 2019

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURALS JOIN MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL'S COMMUNITY FIRST CAMPAIGN

National initiative will raise funds for Feeding America in response to global pandemic
April 28, 2020

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — The Northwest Arkansas Naturals today announced they are joining MiLB CommUNITY First, a new national initiative developed by Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) in conjunction with Feeding America®, to raise funds for local food banks and to honor individuals risking their lives on the front lines of the

THORMAN READY TO CAPTAIN 'NEW WAVE' IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS

April 27, 2020

SPRINGDALE, Ark. – The Naturals and the entire Northwest Arkansas community will welcome in a new face into the first base dugout for the 2020 season. The Kansas City Royals named Scott Thorman the fifth manager in franchise history this past January, but like everyone else, he is sequestered at

NATURALS TO CELEBRATE 'NATURALS AT HOME OPENER' ON SOCIAL MEDIA ON THURSDAY, APRIL 16TH

The team will provide fun, interactive content for fans to celebrate 'Opening Day' in their homes
April 15, 2020

SPRINGDALE, Ark. - Even though the Northwest Arkansas Naturals' 2020 season at Arvest Ballpark will be delayed, the organization is encouraging fans to celebrate the greatest holiday in sports with them from home with a special 'Naturals At Home Opener' on social media on Thursday, April 16th.Throughout the day, the

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL DELAYS START OF 2020 SEASON

March 12, 2020

Statement from Minor League Baseball"In light of the current coronavirus outbreak, and after consultation with medical professionals and our partners at Major League Baseball, Minor League Baseball will delay the start of the 2020 Championship Season. We will continue to monitor the developments and will announce additional information about the

SCOTT THORMAN TABBED AS NATURALS MANAGER

The Kansas City Royals name the Northwest Arkansas 2020 coaching staff led by skipper, Scott Thorman
January 10, 2020

SPRINGDALE, Ark. - The Kansas City Royals have announced the 2020 field staffs for all of their minor league affiliates today - Friday, January 10th - and the big league club has tabbed Scott Thorman as the new field manager of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. Thorman, promoted from the Wilmington

NATURALS ANNOUNCE 'LOS NATURALES' PROMOTIONAL DETAILS

Los Naturales del Noroeste de Arkansas will play at Arvest Ballpark on May 3rd, June 12th, and August 8th
March 12, 2020

SPRINGDALE, Ark - The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are excited to announce the promotional details for the three (3) scheduled 'Los Naturales del Noroeste de Arkansas' games at Arvest Ballpark this year. The designated games, which are part of Minor League Baseball's "Copa de la Diversión" or "Fun Cup" initiative, will

NATURALS HOST OPEN HOUSE AT ARVEST BALLPARK ON SATURDAY, MARCH 7TH

The FREE event begins at 11 a.m. and coincides with single game tickets going on sale at the Box Office
February 25, 2020

SPRINGDALE, Ark. - The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are excited to announce that they will be hosting their annual Open House on Saturday, March 7th at Arvest Ballpark from 11 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The general public is invited to attend this FREE event at Arvest Ballpark that will be held

NATURALS ANNOUNCE 2020 PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE

Fireworks, theme nights, and giveaways highlight the family-fun planned at Arvest Ballpark
February 19, 2020

SPRINGDALE, Ark. - The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are excited to announce the release of their 2020 Promotional Schedule that is filled with fun events for the entire family. Promotions include post-game Fireworks Spectaculars, theme nights, and exclusive giveaways, which will continue to make Naturals Baseball at Arvest Ballpark the place