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Manager Chris Cron Provides Updates from Scottsdale

The Aces skipper spoke to the media on Friday on his early experience at #DbacksSummerCamp...
July 14, 2020

When the Arizona Diamondbacks Summer Camp opened on Friday, July 3, there had been months of preparation going on behind-the-scenes. "Every player was checked in to throughout the last three months," noted Aces manager Chris Cron when he spoke to the media on Friday. "We were just making sure they

Inside Baseball's Bubble

Former Aces weigh in on their first impressions from D-backs Summer Camp...
July 10, 2020

Q: What has your experience been so far? Andy Young, INF: The experience has been good! We are getting used to the new protocols and regulations. Now it's about getting our work in and being the most prepared we can be. Jon Duplantier, RHP: It's always good seeing guys and

Calvert's Photo of the Week: July 3

Join the Aces Team Photographer Each Week as He Provides the Behind-the-Scenes Stories of Some of His Favorite Pictures Over the Years...
July 3, 2020

On Tuesday, Minor League Baseball officially canceled the 2020 season. Although not unexpected—fans paying attention to Major League Baseball and the impact of COVID-19 knew this was coming—it still hurt to see the news, officially. I love minor league baseball and am grateful for every night I’ve spent at Greater

2020 Minor League Baseball Season Canceled

June 30, 2020

Minor League Baseball announced today that the 2020 Pacific Coast League season has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Reno Aces will not take the field for the 2020 season, but will focus on ensuring that the 2021 season is the best yet for Reno baseball fans. “While

Breaking Down the D-Backs Summer Camp Roster

We highlight 4 former Aces that can make an impact this season, as well as other roster notes for Aces fans...
June 29, 2020

Alex Young, LHP Young had a breakout year in 2019, which he split between Reno and Arizona. With the big league club dealing with injuries and lack of starting pitching depth, he was called up as an emergency starter in June despite a 6.09 ERA in the minors. But the

24 Former Aces Named to D-backs 60-Man Summer Camp Roster

With MLB aiming to return to the field in July, the Arizona Diamondbacks have announced their player pool for the 2020 season...
June 29, 2020

Right-handed Pitchers Archie Bradley Taylor Clarke Stefan Crichton Jon Duplantier Kevin Ginkel Joel Payamps James Sherfy Riley Smith Taylor Widener Left-handed Pitchers Andrew Chafin Robbie Ray Alex Young Position Players Nick Ahmed Kevin Cron Jake Lamb Tim Locastro Ketel Marte Wyatt Mathisen David Peralta Juniel Querecuto Josh Rojas Ildemaro Vargas

Calvert's Photo of the Week: June 23

Join the Aces Team Photographer Each Week as He Provides the Behind-the-Scenes Stories of Some of His Favorite Pictures Over the Years...
June 23, 2020

I’m experiencing my birthday this week. Most people would say they are “celebrating” a birthday, but I’ve never really enjoyed them. And although I empathize with those who have had special occasions like anniversaries and birthdays disrupted by COVID-19, I’m not entirely sure this week will be all that different

Reno Aces to Host Blood Drive with Vitalant

June 16, 2020

The Reno Aces and Reno 1868 FC are partnering with Vitalant to host a blood drive at Greater Nevada Field. Donations will also include testing for COVID-19 antibodies. Aces and 1868 fans, along with all members of the Northern Nevada community, can join the club in saving lives at Greater

Players Share Favorite Baseball Dad Memories

We asked our team to share their favorite memories of their fathers' and the diamond...
June 9, 2020

Juniel Querecuto, UTIL "The most memorable moment of my father was when he was catching in the Venezuelan winter league. It was in the 2nd inning and there was a play at home, so the runner scoring crushed my dad. He went down and started feeling pain in his knee.

How a Special Group of Athletes Inspires Aces Players Each Year

June 4, 2020

Every year, the Reno Aces organization partners with Amplify Life to host Camp Lotsafun at Greater Nevada Field. The camp, which began in 1973 at the Clear Creek Camp near Carson City, looks to enhance the lives of those affected by mood, neurodevelopmental disorders, and intellectual and developmental disabilities. “It

Inside a Pitcher's Mind with Taylor Clarke

May 28, 2020

Since a young age, Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher and Reno Ace Taylor Clarke knew the mound was for him. “My earliest memories of pitching are throwing in my backyard to my dad,” says Clarke, now 27, “I always had a strong arm and fit right into it.” Like most pitchers, Clarke

Calvert's Photo of the Week: May 27

Join the Aces Team Photographer Each Week as He Provides the Behind-the-Scenes Stories of Some of His Favorite Pictures Over the Years...
May 27, 2020

Last week, I introduced myself and shared a favorite picture of Aces pitcher, Braden Shipley. This week’s image has a military theme. Like many of you, I spent some time reflecting on Memorial Day this past weekend. Interestingly, I’ve never photographed a Memorial Day weekend game in Reno. It’s the

Our Staff in the Community: Vince Ruffino

We interviewed Vince Ruffino, Senior Marketing Manager for the Aces, about his role in the Northern Nevada community as a coach at Hug High School...
May 26, 2020

Q: What is your role at Hug High School? Assistant Coach - Freshman Boys. Q: How long have you been involved with them? This was my first season with the program! Q: How have you balanced working in the front office with you coaching duties? We would practice 6 days

Our Staff in the Community: Doug Raftery

We interviewed Doug Raftery, former Director of Corporate Sponsorships for the Aces and current Reno 1868 FC General Manager, about his role in the Northern Nevada community as a coach at the University of Nevada, Reno...
May 18, 2020

Q: What is your role at the University of Nevada, Reno? Head Coach, Reno Men's Club Soccer. Q: How long have you been involved with them? Last fall was my first semester with the team! Q: How have you balanced working in the front office with you coaching duties? We

Alysa Bajenaru, Wife of Aces Pitching Coach, Assists Minor League Families During COVID-19

When people think of baseball salaries, they first think of the big-money contracts. However, money in the minors isn't as glamorous as those Major League contracts...
May 18, 2020

When COVID-19 shut down Spring Training, many Minor League Baseball players weren't sure what their next move was going to be. Do they stay in Arizona or Florida? Do they go back home? Their second worry was how they were going to provide for their families while the entire sports

Introducing Calvert's Photo of the Week

Join the Aces Team Photographer Each Week as He Provides the Behind-the-Scenes Stories of Some of His Favorite Pictures Over the Years...
May 18, 2020

Many Reno Aces fans know me. If you've been to a ballgame, you've probably seen me on the field during pregame, we may have even chatted in the stands. I like to walk around the stadium. There are so many great places to enjoy baseball at Greater Nevada Field. If

Our Staff in the Community: Joseph Santos

We interviewed Joseph Santos, Team Store and Merchandise Manager for Greater Nevada Field, about his role in the Northern Nevada community as a coach at Galena High School...
May 13, 2020

Q: What is your role at Galena High School? Head JV Boys Basketball Coach. Q: How long have you been involved with them? 10 years. Q: How have you balanced working in the front office with you coaching duties? Balancing work and coaching are challenging. The basketball schedule is from

Inside Look at the KBO with Former Ace Jamie Romak

May 12, 2020

With North American baseball is on pause, many fans have turned their attention to the Korea Baseball Organization. However, with the sixteen-hour time difference, it's going to take some coffee if you plan on watching a game live from Korea. On KBO's Opening Day, fans were glued to their TV

Our Staff in the Community: Sarah Bliss

We interviewed Sarah Bliss, Director of Ticket Operations for Greater Nevada Field, about her role in the Northern Nevada community as a coach for Girls on the Run...
May 5, 2020

Q: What is your role with Girls on the Run? Coach. Q: How long have you been involved with them? Three years. Q: How have you balanced working in the front office with you coaching duties? Girls on the Run has a spring session and a fall session, each 10

Tim Locastro Catches Up With Nevada Sports Net During Shutdown

April 19, 2020

The fastest man in baseball reflects on his 2019 season with both the Reno Aces and Arizona Diamondbacks and speaks about what players are doing to stay in shape amid the shutdown. Watch the full interview below:

Aces Season Ticket Members Convert Jerseys into Protective Masks

Jeff and Sheila Wood Spent 35 Hours over 5 Days to Make over 190 Protective Masks
April 19, 2020

Willing to help anyway they could, Jeff and Sheila Wood stepped to the plate. The long time Aces season ticket members turned Aces jerseys into over 190 protective masks. The masks were sold to benefit six different local healthcare centers - they raised $3,600 in two hours. KOLO's Kurt Schroeder

Aces and 1868 FC Corporate Partners Offer Business and Job Opportunities

Reno Aces and Reno 1868 FC Working in Tandem with Corporate Partners to Provide Updates on Business
April 17, 2020

The Reno Aces and Reno 1868 FC are working in tandem with corporate partners to provide our fans with updated information on partner business hours, deals, services, job opportunities, and other pertinent information to help benefit our community. Below is a list of this important information provided by our partners.

Aces' Partner Rounds Bakery is ALL IN for the Community

Bakery Feeding Medical Workers and Sewing Protective Masks During COVID-19 Outbreak
April 14, 2020

Feeling frustrated, Rounds Bakery owners' Anton Novak and Sean Cary needed to get involved. "My husband Sean said, 'This is an all-out war against this virus, and we need to do everything we can to help,'" Novak said.

From Silver Sox Manager to World Series Champion - Gary Jones Reflects on his Time in Reno

April 17, 2020

The Biggest Little City has a rich baseball culture that predates the Aces. The Reno Silver Sox began play in the 1940s and played affiliated baseball on and off into the early 1990s - mostly in the California League. The club was once a minor league team for the New

The Time the Aces Rallied for Nine in the Ninth to Win It

Andrew Aplin's Walk-Off Grand Slam Caps Off the Largest Comeback in Team History
April 13, 2020

It was looking bleak quite frankly, Fresno put up a six-spot in the top of the fourth inning to make it 12-2. The stadium had emptied, the broadcast became flat, and everyone working at the ballpark just wanted to call it a mercy so they could go home. But that’s