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Visalia Rawhide Accepts Affiliate Invitation from Arizona Diamondbacks

February 12, 2021

Visalia, CA - The Visalia Rawhide have officially accepted their invitation to remain an affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks after recently signing Major League Baseball’s Professional Development License (PDL). The 10-year agreement will keep the Diamondbacks’ Single-A baseball team in Visalia through the 2030 season. “We could not be more

Rawhide Announce 2021 Coaching Staff

February 1, 2021

VISALIA, CA – The Arizona Diamondbacks announced their coaching staffs for their Minor League for the 2021 season, including the group that will lead the Visalia Rawhide, their Single-A affiliate. At the helm for the Rawhide will be Manager Javier Colina. Colinawill start his first season in Visalia as Manager.

Visalia Rawhide Receive Affiliate Invitation from Arizona Diamondbacks

December 9, 2020

VISALIA, CA -The Visalia Rawhide Baseball Club received an invitation on Wednesday from the Arizona Diamondbacks to sign a Player Development License as their Single-A affiliate. The license, not yet distributed by Major League Baseball, is expected to cover a ten-year term. "We are very pleased and honored to receive

Former and Current Owners of the Visalia Rawhide Baseball Club Team up to Donate $250,000 to the Visalia and Tulare County Community

September 14, 2020

VISALIA, CA- The former and current owners of the Visalia Rawhide have jointly contributed $250,000 to establish the Visalia Rawhide Charitable Fund at the Central Valley Community Foundation to serve the community where Visalia Rawhide fans live, work and play. “The Visalia community provided great support over our 18 years

A Letter from Ownership on the Cancellation of the 2020 Season

June 30, 2020

With great disappointment, we inform you that the Visalia Rawhide’s 2020 season has officially been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier today, Major League Baseball informed Minor League Baseball that it will not be providing its Minor League affiliates with players for the 2020 season. As such, there will

Visalia Rawhide Owners Team Up to Donate $30,000 for Community Relief

Visalia Rawhide donates $30,000 to local charities to support community members during the COVID-19 pandemic
April 15, 2020

Visalia, CA- The Sigal Family, owners of the Visalia Rawhide, have committed over $30,000 to Central Valley non-profits to immediately assist those in need during the current national emergency. The Rawhide staff and the Central Valley Community Foundation have been key in researching and advising where funds should be allocated.

Rawhide Player Interviews During Stay at Home

Hear from your favorite Rawhide players as they prepare for the 2020 season
April 3, 2020

Curious what your favorite Rawhide players are doing during the Stay at Home Order? Watch Jill Gearin's interviews as she catches up with the boys to see how they are staying in baseball shape. New videos updated weekly! Jon Duplantier, Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher and former Rawhide pitcher, tells Jill about

Rawhide Announce 2020 Coaching Staff

2019 California League Manager of the Year, Shawn Roof, Returns to Visalia for the 2020 Season
January 22, 2020

VISALIA, CA - New and familiar faces will take over the Coaching Staff of the Rawhide in 2020, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced. Shawn Roof will return for his second season with the Rawhide as Manager. Roof led the Rawhide to its first California League Championship since 1978. He was named

The Visalia Rawhide Announce Co-General Managers

February 13, 2020

VISALIA, CA - Mike Candela and Julian Rifkind have been promoted to co-General Managers of the Visalia Rawhide. Former General Manager Jennifer (Pendergraft) Reynolds stepped down on Monday. "Jennifer announced this week she wanted to resign in order to spend more time with her family. We support her decision and

Rawhide Win California League Championship

September 15, 2019

VISALIA, CA-Rawhide defeated the Lake Elsinore Storm 4-3 to win the California League Championship for the first time in 40 years. Visalia took the best-of-five game series in four games to win it's first California League Championship since 1978. The California League Championship MVP is Mack Lemieux. He threw a

Rawhide win 4-2, Lead the Series 2-1

September 14, 2019

VISALIA, CA- Rawhide score two runs in the eighth to take the lead in Game 3 of the Championship Series. Visalia scored first for the third time of the series. Geraldo Perdomo led off the first inning with a double and later scored off Luis Alejandro Basabe 's double to

Lake Elsinore Takes Game 1 of the Championship Series

September 11, 2019

LAKE ELSINORE, CA-The Lake Elsinore Storm take game one of the best-of-five California League Championship Series. Rawhide scored first in the top of the fourth inning. Eduardo Diaz tripled to lead off the inning and scored off a pass ball by Luis Campusano. Later that inning, Max Murphy doubled to

Rawhide Lead the Series 2-0 Heading to Visalia

September 6, 2019

SAN JOSE, CA- Rawhide defeat the San Jose Giants 4-3 to take Game 2. Rawhide scored in the first inning for the second straight game. Alek Thomas doubled on a shallow fly ball to right-center field. Luis Alejandro Basabe moved him to third on a ground out to short stop.

Rawhide Take Game One of the Northern Division Series

September 5, 2019

SAN JOSE, CA- Rawhide defeat the San Jose Giants 3-1 to take the 1-0 lead in the best-of-five series. Visalia got on the board first. Luis Alejandro Basabe drove in Geraldo Perdomo for the first run of the game with a base hit to the short stop Manuel Geraldo .

Rawhide Clinch the Second Half Championship of the Northern Division

August 31, 2019

MODESTO, CA-Rawhide defeat the Nuts 9-2 and the San Jose Giants lose 2-0 to clinch the Second Half Championship of the Northern Division. The Rawhide make it a season sweep of the California League Northern Division by winning both the first and second half championships. Justin Vernia earned his eighth

Ryan Weiss earns First California League win in Rawhide's 12-4 win over Stockton

August 22, 2019

VISALIA, CA-Rawhide put on a show scoring 12 runs off 16 hits and six walks. Nobody in the Visalia line-up struck out, while the pitching staff combined to strike out 10 Ports batters. Ryan Weiss earned his first California League win after giving up two earned runs off four hits.

Rawhide Manager Shawn Roof named Manager of the Year

Shawn Roof named Manager of the Year and Luis Alejandro Basabe awarded Post-Season All-Star Honors
August 21, 2019

VISALIA, CA-The California League announced today the post-season awards for the 2019 season. Rawhide Manager Shawn Roof is named the 2019 Manager of the Year. Rawhide third baseman Luis Alejandro Basabe is awarded post-season All-Star honors.Roof has led the Rawhide to league-best 78-46 record. The 2019 Rawhide have won the

Playoff Bound Rawhide to Host a "Bring the Ring" Rally and Playoff Clinic

August 21, 2019

VISALIA, CA-The Visalia Rawhide are playoff bound after becoming the champions of the first half of the season. The first playoff home game is on September 6th, however the Rawhide will travel for the first two games of the divisional series on September 4th and 5th. On September 3rd, the

Rawhide Win off Yanqui's two RBI singles

August 20, 2019

VISALIA, CA- Rawhide win 2-1 and take game one of the three-game series against the Stockton Ports. Justin Vernia started for the Rawhide and earned his seventh win of the season. He gave up just one run off four hits and three walks. Vernia struck out a career-high eight batters.

Rawhide Win 7-6 in Extras at Rancho

August 17, 2019

VISALIA, CA- Game one went lasted ten innings, but the Rawhide came out on top. Visalia had bases loaded in the first inning and drove in two runs. Jose Herrera hit an RBI single to centerfield and drove in Eduardo Diaz . Alek Thomas scored the second run of the

Rawhide defeats San Jose Giants 7-5 to take the series

August 16, 2019

VISALIA, CA-Johnny Cueto started for the San Jose Giants as a part of a MLB rehab assignment. He and the Giants had the lead after Manuel Geraldo hit a homerun off Shumpei Yoshikawa . Cueto gave up the lead when Jorge Perez hit his fourth homer of the season to

Rawhide come back in the 6th to defeat the San Jose Giants

August 15, 2019

VISALIA, CA-Rawhide win comeback fashion. Visalia scored three runs in the sixth inning to win 4-3. Justin Vernia earned the win after pitching six innings to start the game. He gave up three runs of four hits. Two of those four hits were homeruns, but he did strike out a