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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

That One Time Tomas Hit Four Homers and Szczur Cycled in the Same Game

Aces Make History in 25-8 Victory Over Rainiers
April 10, 2020

Greater Nevada Field is a hitter-friendly environment, it is no secret.

Reno Aces Release City Pride On-Field "BLC" Cap

Alternate On-Field Hat Displays Proud Biggest Little City Nickname, Draws Color Inspiration from a Deck of Cards, and Uses Font from Reno Arch
April 9, 2020

After consulting local ambassadors and drawing from community landmarks, the Reno Aces announced the much-anticipated release of an alternate on-field hat today to pay homage to "The Biggest Little City in the World."

Reno Aces All-Time Home Opener Highlights

April 7, 2020

It comes with a lore reserved only for the country's top sporting events. The Super Bowl, Major League Baseball's Opening Day, Sunday of the Masters, Daytona 500, NBA Christmas, the Kentucky Derby - Reno Aces Home Opener. Okay, one may not be like the others. But we have seen some

Aces' Reliever Damien Magnifico Encourages Adopting, Not Shopping

Contact SPCA of Northern Nevada or Nevada Humane Society To Learn How You Can Adopt Your Next Pet
April 3, 2020

When he's not pumping 100 MPH gas on the mound, Aces pitcher Damien Magnifico spends his time fostering animals. The 28-year-old reliever enters his second season in the D-Backs' organization, but has become a full-time stay at home dog dad while he waits for baseball to come back.

Fun Fact About Each Player in the 2020 Aces Media Guide

From Players with Olympic Swimming Dreams to Those Who Can Speak Four Languages, the 2020 Aces Are an Interesting Bunch
April 1, 2020

We just wanted to share some fun facts about each player in our 2020 Media Guide with you, enjoy.

How are Aces Players Passing the Time?

Aces Players Fill Void Without Baseball With Working Out, Hanging With Family, and Playing Video Games
March 27, 2020

We reached out to some 2019 Reno Aces to see what they are doing to pass the time without baseball. To sum it up...they are doing exactly what we are all doing…waiting for baseball to come back.

Aces Roster Continues to Take Shape

INF Andy Young, INF Wyatt Mathisen, INF Kevin Cron, RHP Taylor Clarke, and RHP Jon Duplantier Assigned to Reno
March 26, 2020

Infielders Andy Young, Wyatt Mathisen, Kevin Cron, and two right-handed pitchers Taylor Clarke and Jon Duplantier were optioned to Reno from Arizona this month.

Tips to Stay in Baseball Shape from Aces Pitching Coach Jeff Bajenaru

"The Main Thing is to Have Some Fun and Get Creative!"
March 26, 2020

What is your general advice for ways young ballplayers can get better while they are forced to be at home? What types of things can they be doing? Basically, just depends on what you have available at home right now. Playing catch is the number one thing that all kids

Cron's 2019 Video Game Numbers

Joe Bauman Award Winner Kevin Cron Had a Ridiculous 2019 for Reno, Let's Revisit
March 23, 2020

In a world unfortunately limited to virtual reality baseball at the moment, it appears to be good time to revisit the 2019 season for Kevin Cron. As you marvel at the stats your create a player in MLB the Show is currently putting up, let's remember, Cron displayed video game

Get to Know: DeLuzio 

March 17, 2020

Ben DeLuzio logged some frequent flyer miles in 2019. The speedy outfielder started the season in Double-A Jackson, was promoted to Triple-A Reno on July 4, then was sent back to the Generals for the stretch run of the season. The demotion had nothing to do with DeLuzio's play in

Message From Aces President Eric Edelstein

March 17, 2020

"Following Major League Baseball's announcement that it will follow the CDC guidelines for gathering, we now know that the Reno Aces opening day will be further delayed.  Sharing Commissioner Manfred's sentiments, we look forward to playing as many baseball games at Greater Nevada Field as we safely can in 2020.