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Rawhide get 10th win off 10 runs

June 17, 2021

Rancho Cucamonga, CA- The Visalia Rawhide won their 10th game of the season. Blake Walston had 6.2 scoreless innings of work, the longest of his career, which earned him his second win of the season. Jorge Barrosa put the Rawhide on the board in the third inning with his third

The Rawhide Open Valley Strong Ballpark to Full Capacity

June 11, 2021

VISALIA, CA – Starting June 22, Valley Strong Ballpark will be open at full capacity. The Rawhide, following the recommendations of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), will no longer require social distancing. “Our staff is excited to finally have Valley Strong Ballpark filled with Rawhide fans. This has

Rawhide Score 12, Even the Series

May 27, 2021

Modesto, CA- Rawhide win their fifth game of the season and score a season-high 12 runs. Blake Walston earns his first win of the 2021 season after giving up one run off five hits and three walks in five innings. He struck out a career-high eight batters. Modesto scored first

Rawhide Walk it Off

May 20, 2021

Visalia, CA- Rawhide win their second game of the season off A.J. Vukovich's bat. Denson Hull, who pitched in the ninth with a tied ballgame, earned his first win of the season. Rawhide scored first for the second game in a row. Vukovich singled to left field, which drove in

SP Chen hits first career HR, Rawhide fall 5-3

Walston allows one earned run over six but suffers first loss
May 13, 2021

Visalia, CA -- Blake Walston received his first loss of the 2021 season, despite giving up just one earned run in six innings. His lone earned run came in the bottom of the first inning when he gave up a solo home run to Ezequiel Tovar, which was the first

Rawhide drop first road game to Grizzlies

May 12, 2021

In the inaugural game of the Battle of the 559, Visalia fell to Fresno 9-2. Rawhide starter, Austin Pope, takes his first loss of the season after giving up three earned runs in five innings. Grizzlies' starter, Mike Ruff, earned his second win of the season by giving up just

Rawhide get their first win of the season

May 9, 2021

Visalia, CA-Rawhide avoid the sweep and defeat the Lake Elsinore Storm for their first win of the 2021 season. Rawhide took the early lead in the first inning. Nick Thwaits, the Lake Elsinore starting pitcher, gave up an double to Neyfy Castillo allowing S.P. Chen to score. The next at

Rawhide Drop Game One of 2021 Season

May 5, 2021

Rawhide dropped first game of the 2021 season to the Lake Elsinore Storm. It was a match up of the 2019 California League Championship and the Rawhide fell short with the final score of 8-7. The lead changed four times throughout the game. Sheng-Ping Chen hit a 2-RBI double in

Rawhide Announce Opening Day Roster

May 1, 2021

VISALIA, CA – On Saturday, the defending California League Champion Visalia Rawhide announced its roster for the 2021 season. All 29 players are new faces to Visalia. Six of those players are named in MLBpipeline.com Dbacks Top 30 list-LHP Blake Walston at #8, 3B/OF A.J. Vukovich at #13, OF Wilderd

Valley Strong Credit Union acquires naming rights for Visalia’s Recreation Ballpark 

April 27, 2021

Valley Strong Credit Union has obtained the naming rights for Recreation Ballpark, home of the professional baseball team the Visalia Rawhide, and beginning next month, the facility will be called Valley Strong Ballpark. The joint announcement was made on Tuesday, April 27. “As we head towards our return to baseball

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.