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Blue Wahoos Chosen No. 5 Among Baseball America's Super Teams

With pitching as team strength, Blue Wahoos projected for another strong year
February 21, 2020

Their first season as a Minnesota Twins affiliate in 2019 brought the Blue Wahoos a fifth consecutive post-season appearance in the Southern League.Another big season is forecast.The Blue Wahoos were chosen No. 5 by Baseball America among the publication's top 10 "Super Teams" in minor league baseball. The teams were

Blue Wahoos Announce Major Clubhouse Enhancements For 2020 Season

Construction is underway on player amenity improvements at Blue Wahoos Stadium
February 20, 2020

The Blue Wahoos are putting a wow factor into their home team clubhouse.In effort to meet needs of changing times in professional baseball, the team is completing major renovations prior to Opening Day 2020 to the clubhouse and weight room at Blue Wahoos Stadium. When completed, the remodeling will enhance

Inaugural Wahoos Classic A Home Run For Area Economic Impact

Virginia, Oklahoma series brings success on field, box office, local businesses
February 18, 2020

The teams' first look at the baseball setting which frames Blue Wahoos Stadium created a lasting impression during the inaugural Wahoos Classic.Before unpacking their equipment, players on both the Oklahoma Sooners and Virginia Cavaliers reached for cellphones."It's really cool to play in a stadium that is kept up super-nice like

Kazoo's Reading Program Promotes Childhood Literacy

Blue Wahoos visited 14,000 students in 2019
February 13, 2020

A visit from Kazoo is certainly one way to break up a long day at school.On February 6th, Oakcrest Elementary students received a visit from Kazoo and the Blue Wahoos as part of Kazoo's Reading Program. In two 30-minute sessions, hundreds of thrilled Pensacola youngsters read Kazoo Makes the Team

Blue Wahoos Announce 2020 Promo Schedule

January 24, 2020

With the 2020 season fast-approaching, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos announced their preliminary 2020 promotional calendar on Friday, bringing an action-packed schedule of affordable, family fun to Blue Wahoos Stadium throughout the upcoming season full of returning fan-favorite events and exciting new theme nights.The 2020 season at Blue Wahoos Stadium will

Big Blast Into Bay Powers Oklahoma To Twinbill Sweep, Wahoos Classic win

Tyler Hardman drives in four runs, including two-run homer to lead 19th ranked Sooners in the first-ever tourney
February 16, 2020

Down two strikes in the seventh inning of a tied game, all Oklahoma's Tyler Hardman was seeking was a shorter swing and a ball in play.What ensued was a big blast and a baseball rolling into Pensacola Bay.Hardman's prodigious two-run, bay bomb - the only home run hit in the

Pensacola's Kevin Saucier Joins Blue Wahoos As Scouting Liaison

Former MLB Pitcher, Long-Time MLB Scouting Bureau Member To Help Boost Team Mission
February 12, 2020

His long-time role as professional baseball scout often brought Kevin Saucier back home, where he relished working games in Pensacola at Blue Wahoos Stadium."I would be sitting in the stands and people I had not seen in years, people I went to school with would come down and talk to

Minnesota Twins Announce 2020 Blue Wahoos Coaching Staff

Borrego returns to lead Blue Wahoos after strong 2019 season
January 10, 2020

The Minnesota Twins announced their Double-A minor league coaching staff assignments for the 2020 season on Friday, bringing a new-look staff to Pensacola with a familiar face at the helm. 2019 Blue Wahoos manager Ramon Borrego will return to lead the Blue Wahoos in 2020 after taking the team to

Blue Wahoos New Batboy Wade Vadakin Now Hall Of Famer

Beloved former Mobile BayBears batboy elected to Southern League 2020 HOF Class
February 7, 2020

Wade Vadakin, the beloved former batboy for the Mobile BayBears, who will work games this season for the Blue Wahoos, has been elected to the Southern League Hall of Fame.Vadakin, 40, born with congenital brain-stem damage and visual impairment, was voted to the 2020 class through the league's annual Special

Virginia Pitchers Combine On Two-Hit Shutout To Win First Game of Wahoos Classic

Cavaliers get quality start, flawless relief in well-played defensive game
February 15, 2020

A pitching showcase between Oklahoma and Virginia developed as anticipated in Friday's opener of the inaugural Wahoos Classic.On this night, Virginia's staff wowed with the biggest impression.Four Cavaliers' pitchers combined on a two-hitter, led by starter Griff McGarry's seven strikeouts in five innings in the team's 6-0 victory against the

Blue Wahoos Announce Spring Baseball Schedule

Blue Wahoos Stadium to host 21 teams and 38 games before Opening Day
February 12, 2020

The Blue Wahoos kick off their season on April 9th at Blue Wahoos Stadium, but local fans won't need to wait until then to enjoy baseball at Pensacola's bayfront stadium. The Blue Wahoos announced a full slate of high school and college games at Blue Wahoos Stadium on Tuesday, featuring

Blue Wahoos Investor Derrick Brooks Directing Next Super Bowl

NFL Hall of Famer Is Co-Chairman Of Super Bowl 55 Host Committee
February 11, 2020

The clock is ticking and Derrick Brooks is hustling, putting the same of determined effort he carried as a Hall of Fame linebacker in the NFL into being a lead organizer for Super Bowl LV in Tampa -- now less than a year away.Brooks, co-investor in the Blue Wahoos, has

Weather Forecast Forces Wahoos Classic To Have Twinbill Saturday

Virginia and Oklahoma will play two 9-inning games beginning at 1 p.m.
February 14, 2020

An inclement weather forecast on Sunday has forced a schedule change in the Wahoos Classic with Oklahoma and Virginia at Blue Wahoos Stadium.The teams will now play a doubleheader Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. The second game will start at 4 p.m. Saturday or 30 minutes after conclusion of the

Pensacola To Host Virginia And Oklahoma In Wahoos Classic Tournament

College baseball powerhouse programs to play at Blue Wahoos Stadium
September 30, 2019

Tournament Schedule and TicketsBaseball will be back at Blue Wahoos Stadium in February 2020 with a marquee collegiate baseball matchup set to kick off the stadium's ninth season. The Virginia Cavaliers and Oklahoma Sooners will square off in Pensacola on February 14-16 in the inaugural Wahoos Classic Tournament, a three-day,

Blue Wahoos Join National Girls And Women In Sports Day Celebration

February 4, 2020

Wednesday, February 5th is the 34th Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, dedicated to honoring the achievements of women in sports, and the Blue Wahoos are celebrating being led by a front office in which women are well-represented.Both the Vice President of Operations and the Chief Financial Officer,

Mattair, Blankenhorn Reflect On All-Decade Team Honors

Blue Wahoos Fans Select All-Star Team Of Pensacola's Best
February 2, 2020

His seven seasons and 788 games in minor league baseball brought Travis Mattair into a lot of communities, a wide variety of ballparks.So naturally, he has been often asked about the most memorable place. The team he loved the most."It's a very simple, quick, answer and it's playing for the

Blue Wahoos Add Patch To Honor NAS Pensacola To Uniforms

January 16, 2020

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos will take the field in 2020 with their city over their hearts. The team announced on Thursday that the Blue Wahoos will wear "We Have The Watch-NAS Pensacola" patches on their uniforms in 2020 to honor the victims of the tragic shooting at Naval Air Station

Three's Company! Trio of Blue Wahoos Players Honored By Twins

Arraez, Dobnak, Larnach get major recognition at Diamond Awards banquet
January 28, 2020

So close in age, Luis Arraez, Randy Dobnak and Trevor Larnach together played significant roles in the Pensacola Blue Wahoos success last season and figure prominently in the Minnesota Twins future.All three were honored with separate, major awards last Thursday during the Twins' 15th annual Diamond Awards dinner event in

Florida's Van Jefferson Visits Blue Wahoos Stadium, Leaves Lasting Impression

Gators rising NFL prospect part of Senior Bowl Caravan To Pensacola
January 29, 2020

As he lofted passes to kids as young as 6-years-old in the outfield at Blue Wahoos Stadium, former Florida Gators receiver Van Jefferson relived childhood memories."Just being out here and seeing this, it's awesome," said Jefferson, who was one of six players from the Reese's Senior Bowl who visited last

Blue Wahoos Part Of Reese's Senior Bowl Experience

Partnerships enable team to broaden awareness in Mobile at showcase game
January 28, 2020

From tailgating to broadcasting, the Blue Wahoos had a strong presence at the 71st Reese's Senior Bowl.Along with the near-sellout crowd inside Mobile's Ladd-Peebles Stadium, thousands of people were partying outside the stadium in designated tailgate areas. The Blue Wahoos had one of the company vans, Blue Wahoos tent and

Blue Wahoos Highlight Top 100 Prospects

Six 2019 team members make Baseball America's 2020 list
January 24, 2020

Baseball America released its 2020 Top 100 MLB Prospects this week, and the Wahoos were well represented. The Twins had six players make the list this year, the third most in baseball, trailing only the Rays and the Dodgers, and all six contributed in Pensacola in 2019.#26 - Royce Lewis

Florida, Alabama Stars Part Of Senior Bowl Visit To Blue Wahoos Stadium

Gators WR Van Jefferson, Tide LB Anfernee Jennings To Participate In Friday Event
January 22, 2020

Florida Gators receiver Van Jefferson and Alabama linebacker Anfernee Jennings produced instant impressions for the South team Tuesday on the first day of the Reese's Senior Bowl practices in Mobile.Both rising NFL prospects will be in Pensacola on Friday to attend a special free event from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at