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Pair of Big Innings Blast Trash Pandas Past Shuckers, 14-5

Rocket City scores eight runs in the seventh inning
August 12, 2022

BILOXI, Mississippi – The Rocket City Trash Pandas scored a flurry of runs in the fourth and seventh innings on Friday night, pulling away from Biloxi for a 14-5 victory. The first three innings went without offense from either side, but Rocket City would deliver the first blow in the

Trash Pandas Shut Down Biloxi Bats In 3-1 Win 

Four pitchers hold Shuckers to three hits in road victory
August 11, 2022

Four Rocket City Trash Pandas pitchers were dominant on the mound, and new catcher Logan O’Hoppe delivered another clutch homer for a 3-1 victory over the Biloxi Shuckers in the third game of their six-game series on Thursday night. With the victory, the Trash Pandas became the first Southern League

Trash Pandas Homestand Highlights: August 16-21 

Trash Pandas host Lookouts in six-game set at Toyota Field
August 11, 2022

The playoff-bound Rocket City Trash Pandas return to Toyota Field next week for a six-game series against their North Division foes, the Chattanooga Lookouts, Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, from Tuesday, August 16 through Sunday, August 21. A thrilling week at Toyota Field will begin with a Country Night

Trash Pandas Edged In Biloxi 6-5

Teodosio homers, drives in four in defeat
August 10, 2022

BILOXI, Mississippi – A five-run deficit proved too much for the Rocket City Trash Pandas to overcome in a 6-5 loss to the Biloxi Shuckers in the second game of their six-game series at MGM Park on Wednesday night. The Shuckers opened the scoring in the bottom of the first

Trash Pandas Homer, Hang On For 5-4 Win 

Bullpen throws 3.1 scoreless innings to finish victory
August 9, 2022

New catcher Logan O’Hoppe starred with a pair of home runs, and the Rocket City Trash Pandas bullpen protected a one-run lead to defeat the Biloxi Shuckers 5-4 in the opener of a six-game series at MGM Park on Tuesday night. Starters Coleman Crow and Nick Bennett each were sharp

Coleman Crow Carves Out Place As Rocket City Ace

August 7, 2022

The Los Angeles Angels minor league system is full of pitching. In 2021, the club famously used all 20 draft picks on pitchers in an effort to find the future stars on the mound for the Halos. Nine of those 20 have passed through the Rocket City in 2022. But

Trash Pandas To Host Military Tribute Night, Donut 5K Challenge 

USA Patriots Softball Game set for September 10, Donut 5K Challenge on September 24
August 1, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas today announced details for two events taking place at Toyota Field in September, the Military Tribute Night on Saturday, September 10, and the Rocket City Trash Pandas Donut 5K Challenge on Saturday, September 24 The Military Tribute Night on September 10 will be a celebration

Auburn Alum and SEC Player of the Year Sonny DiChiara Joins Trash Pandas

Angels fifth-round pick out of Auburn to make pro debut with Rocket City
July 29, 2022

MADISON, Alabama – The Rocket City Trash Pandas, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Angels, today announced that infielder Sonny DiChiara, the Angels’ fifth round selection in the 2022 MLB draft, has been assigned to Double-A Rocket City to begin his professional career. Celebrating his 23rd birthday today, DiChiara joined

Tickets For North Alabama vs. Jacksonville State Football Game Now On Sale

Game is set for Saturday, October 15th at Toyota Field
July 18, 2022

BUY TICKETS HERE MADISON, Alabama – Single-game tickets for the University of North Alabama's historic football meeting with Jacksonville State on October 15 at Toyota Field go on sale today to the general public. Tickets can be purchased online at trashpandasbaseball.com, over the phone at (256) 325-1403 ext.1, or at

Preston Palmeiro Forges His Own Path 

July 26, 2022

Preston Palmeiro is only trying to be himself. No more. No less. With his last name already etched in baseball history, that is the only approach that Palmeiro can take on his path to the big leagues. His father, Rafael Palmeiro, finished a two-decade Major League career as one of

Bryce Teodosio's Mad Dash 

July 12, 2022

Bryce Teodosio knew he hit it well. Watching Montgomery Biscuits right fielder Grant Witherspoon move back on the ball, Teodosio thought he had his ninth home run of the season to give the Trash Pandas a lead. But on Sunday, June 19 in a tie game with a chance to

Trash Pandas Battle Back For 4-3 Win

Rocket City earns split of six-game series with Tennessee
August 7, 2022

MADISON, Alabama – The Rocket City Trash Pandas fought to take the lead in their final turn at the plate in a tightly-played matchup, then held it in the ninth to defeat the Tennessee Smokies 4-3 in the finale of their six-game series at Toyota Field on Sunday afternoon. The

Ninth Inning Homer Sinks Trash Pandas In 5-3 Loss

August 6, 2022

MADISON, Alabama – The Rocket City Trash Pandas came back to tie the game late, but a ninth inning home run was the difference in a 5-3 loss to the Tennessee Smokies in the fifth game of their six-game series in front of a crowd of 6,150 on Saturday night

Trash Pandas Even Series With 4-1 Win

Silseth strikes out nine to earn third win
August 5, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas hit a pair of early home runs to back a dominant start from Chase Silseth in a 4-1 victory over the Tennessee Smokies on Friday night at Toyota Field in front of a crowd of 6,168. The win evens the series for the Trash Pandas

Patience, Speed Power 7-4 Trash Pandas Win

Trash Pandas steal franchise-record seven bases to beat Smokies
August 4, 2022

MADISON, Alabama – With a good eye at the plate and fast legs on the basepaths, the Rocket City Trash Pandas came from behind to defeat the Tennessee Smokies 7-4 in the third game of their six-game series at Toyota Field on Thursday night. As a team, the Trash Pandas

Trash Pandas Fall To Smokies 6-3

Torii Hunter Jr. hits sixth home run, steals pair of bases in loss
August 3, 2022

MADISON, Alabama – The Rocket City Trash Pandas were unable to contain the Tennessee Smokies offense in the middle innings, ultimately suffering a 6-3 loss in the second game of their six-game series at Toyota Field on Wednesday night. The defeat marks the first time all season the Trash Pandas

Trash Pandas Homestand Highlights: August 2-7 

Trash Pandas host Smokies in six-game series
July 28, 2022

The first-half North Division Champion Rocket City Trash Pandas are back at Toyota Field to begin the month of August with a six-game series against their North Division rivals, the Tennessee Smokies, Double-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, from Tuesday, August 2 through Sunday, August 7. A thrilling week at

Trash Pandas Drop Wild One to Smokies, 8-7 in 10 Innings

Rocket City ties game with six runs in the bottom of the ninth
August 3, 2022

MADISON, Alabama – An epic comeback in the bottom of the ninth was not enough for the Rocket City Trash Pandas on Tuesday night, as they were unable to score in extra innings in an 8-7 loss in 10 innings to the Tennessee Smokies in the opener of a six-game

Trash Pandas Hang On, Beat Lookouts 3-2 In Finale

Rocket City earns split of six-game series in Chattanooga
July 31, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas used a strong day on the mound, timely hitting at the plate and a little bit of luck in the field to defeat the Chattanooga Lookouts 3-2 in the finale of their six-game series on Sunday afternoon at AT&T Field. The win gives the Trash

Trash Pandas Stunned By Five-Run Ninth in 9-8 Loss

DiChiara reaches base five times in professional debut
July 30, 2022

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee – Despite a balanced attack at the plate led by the newest member of the team, the Rocket City Trash Pandas let a four-run lead slip away in the bottom of the ninth, falling 9-8 to the Chattanooga Lookouts in the fifth game of their six-game series on

Trash Pandas Bounce Back Against Lookouts With 5-2 Victory

Rocket City levels the series at two games apiece
July 29, 2022

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee – The Rocket City Trash Pandas evened up their series against the Lookouts with a 5-2 win at AT&T Field on Friday night. Right-hander Sam Bachman took the mound for Rocket City in his second start after returning from injury. The top-ranked Angels prospect threw 49 pitches over

Weather Ends Trash Pandas' Comeback Bid In 4-3 Loss

Trash Pandas strand 14 on base in one-run defeat in Chattanooga
July 28, 2022

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee – The Rocket City Trash Pandas made a late bid at a comeback on Thursday night at AT&T Field, but ultimately a weather delay proved to be the deciding factor, giving the Chattanooga Lookouts a 4-3 victory in the third game of the six-game series. Down 4-3 entering

Late Homers Power Trash Pandas Past Lookouts 9-7

Rocket City scores six runs in seventh to even series in Chattanooga
July 27, 2022

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee – The Rocket City Trash Pandas stormed ahead with a powerful top of the seventh inning, bashing three two-run home runs to turn a deficit into a lead for a 9-7 victory over the Chattanooga Lookouts in the second game of their six-game series at AT&T Field on