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RHP OWNS LOWEST CAREER ERA IN FRANCHISE HISTORY AT 1.80

RHP OWNS LOWEST CAREER ERA IN FRANCHISE HISTORY AT 1.80

SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the club has re-signed RHP Rob Wort to a 2017 American Association contract. The 2017 season will mark Wort’s 9th season in professional baseball, 4th as a member of the X’s. Wort currently ranks 1st in Sioux City Explorers franchise history in lowest ERA in a single season at 1.79 and also 1st in lowest career ERA at 1.80. The hard throwing right hander also ranks T-4th in franchise history in single season wins with 11 and T-8th in career wins with 19, while ranking T-6th in single season games pitched at 41 and his 100 career games pitched with the X’s rank 5th most all time.


MENDONCA BACK FOR 2017

MENDONCA BACK FOR 2017

SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the club has re-signed INF Tommy Mendonca to a 2017 American Association contract. The 2017 season will mark Mendonca’s 9th season in professional baseball, 4th as a member of the X’s. Mendonca currently ranks 6th in Sioux City franchise history in career doubles (68), 8th in career RBIs (167), and 10th in career hits (293).


REINIER ROIBAL JOINS LOS ANGELES DODGERS ORGANIZATION

REINIER ROIBAL JOINS LOS ANGELES DODGERS ORGANIZATION

SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the Los Angeles Dodgers have purchased the contract of Explorers RHP Reinier Roibal. Roibal will report to spring training with the Dodgers when pitchers and catchers report in the next week to earn a spot within the Dodgers organization for the 2017 season.

 

X’S ADD TWO MORE PITCHERS TO 2017 ROSTER

X’S ADD TWO MORE PITCHERS TO 2017 ROSTER

SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the club has signed RHPs Brad Orosey and Keith Picht to 2017 American Association contracts. The 2017 season will mark Orosey’s 6th season and Picht’s 5th season in professional baseball, with the upcoming season being each’s first with the Explorers after each were recently acquired by the X’s from American Association teams this offseason.


X’S SIGN PAIR OF RIGHT-HANDED PITCHERS

X’S SIGN PAIR OF RIGHT-HANDED PITCHERS

SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the club has re-signed RHP PJ Francescon and also signed rookie RHP Ryan Flores to 2017 American Association contracts. The 2017 season will mark Francescon’s 7th season in professional baseball, while the upcoming season will be Flores’ first season of professional baseball. 


LANG RETURNS TO SIOUX CITY FOR 2017 CAMPAIGN

LANG RETURNS TO SIOUX CITY FOR 2017 CAMPAIGN

SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that OF Michael Lang will return for the 2017 American Association season, which marks the X’s 25th season in Siouxland. The upcoming season will be Lang’s 5th season with the X’s and 6th season overall in professional baseball.


X’S START TO BUILD 2017 ROSTER

X’S START TO BUILD 2017 ROSTER

SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the club has re-signed OF LeVon Washington to a 2017 American Association contract. The upcoming season will be Washington’s 8th season in professional baseball and 2nd as a member of the X’s. 


MINNESOTA TWINS WINTER CARAVAN COMING TO SIOUX CITY

MINNESOTA TWINS WINTER CARAVAN COMING TO SIOUX CITY

SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers and Briar Cliff University will be hosting the 2017 Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan on Tuesday, January 17 at 12:30 P.M. at the Heelan Hall Atrium on the campus of Briar Cliff University. The event will be free to the public and will feature a traditional “hot stove” program with a lunch to be available for purchase. The Twins Winter Caravan is one of the longest running and most extensive offseason team caravans in professional sports. 


X’S RELEASE COMMEMORATIVE 25TH SEASON IN SIOUXLAND LOGO

X’S RELEASE COMMEMORATIVE 25TH SEASON IN SIOUXLAND LOGO

SIOUX CITY, IA – In honor of the Explorers' upcoming 25th season in Siouxland, the team officially unveiled a new commemorative logowhich will be featured on the right sleeve of a special 25th Anniversary season game jersey that will be worn by the X’s during the 2017 season, which begins on May 18th at Mercy Field at Lewis and Clark Park.


HOLIDAY SPECIAL ONE DAY SALE

HOLIDAY SPECIAL ONE DAY SALE

Get ready to cross that avid sports fan off your holiday shopping list as the Sioux City Explorers have an incredible opportunity just for you!  On Friday, December 16th, the Sioux City Explorers will be having a one day only holiday sales extravaganza at their off-season offices located at 600 Stevens Port Drive, Suite 105 in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota.


LINDSEY CAUGHEL JOINS SEATTLE MARINERS ORGANIZATION

LINDSEY CAUGHEL JOINS SEATTLE MARINERS ORGANIZATION

 The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the Seattle Mariners have purchased the contract of recently acquired Explorers RHP Lindsey Caughel. Caughel was acquired by the X’s on November 16th in a trade with the Lincoln Saltdogs and will report to spring training with the Mariners when pitchers and catchers report in the spring to earn a spot within the Mariners organization for the 2017 season. The X’s will retain the reversionary rights to Caughel.


X’S ACQUIRE TRIO OF PITCHERS IN TRADE WITH LINCOLN

X’S ACQUIRE TRIO OF PITCHERS IN TRADE WITH LINCOLN

The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the club has acquired RHP Lindsey Caughel, the 2016 American Association pitcher of the year, along with LHP Ryan Davis and RHP Brad Orosey from the Lincoln Saltdogs in exchange for RHP Jake Kuebler and INF Cody Lenahan.


AMERICAN ASSOCIATION RELEASES 2017 SCHEDULE

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION RELEASES 2017 SCHEDULE

SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that their schedule for the 2017 American Association season has been finalized and will feature 10 different opponents coming to Mercy Field at Lewis & Clark Park, which will mark the teams 25th season in Siouxland.


NEW TEAM TO JOIN THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION

NEW TEAM TO JOIN THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION

Fargo, N.D. – The Cleburne Railroaders baseball organization took another step in its return to the diamond by officially joining the American Association of Independent Baseball on Thursday at the league owners’ meetings.

 
 

X’s Acquire 4 players in trade with the Airhogs

X’s Acquire 4 players in trade with the Airhogs

SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that they have acquired the rights to INF Brian Bistagne, INF Cody Lenahan, RHP Jack Karraker, and LHP Derek Callahan from the Texas Airhogs in exchange for the cash considerations.


THANK YOU X's FANS!

THANK YOU X'S FANS!

EXPLORERS SEASON COMES TO AN END WITH LOSS TO WICHITA

EXPLORERS SEASON COMES TO AN END WITH LOSS TO WICHITA

EXPLORERS SEASON COMES TO AN END WITH LOSS TO WICHITA


WINGUTS TAKE 2-1 SERIES LEAD IN SEMI-FINALS


WINGNUTS EVEN SERIES AT A GAME APIECE

WINGNUTS EVEN SERIES AT A GAME APIECE

WINGNUTS EVEN SERIES AT A GAME APIECE


X’S OPEN SEMI-FINALS WITH EXCITING WALK-OFF VICTORY IN EXTRA INNINGS

X’S OPEN SEMI-FINALS WITH EXCITING WALK-OFF VICTORY IN EXTRA INNINGS

PATRON'S WALK-OFF SINGLE GIVES EXPLORERS THE 1-0 SERIES LEAD