02/21/2018 1:58 PM
XS INK SAMSON TO 2018 CONTRACT
SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the club has re-signed INF Nate Samson, the 2016 American Association Player of the Year, to a 2018 American Association contract. The 2018 season will mark Samson’s 13th season in professional baseball, 4th with the Explorers. Samson owns a career .332 batting average while playing for the Explorers, which ranks as the 3rd highest in Sioux City franchise history.
02/19/2018 1:16 PM
EXPLORERS SIGN INF NELSON WARD
SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the club has signed INF Nelson Ward to a 2018 American Association contract. The 2018 season will mark Ward’s 5th season in professional baseball.
02/02/2018 10:58 AM
TWO MORE EXPLORERS HEADED TO BIG-LEAGUE CAMP
It gets crazy trying to keep up with all of the former American Association players packing their bags for major league spring training camps.
The major leagues. Baseball’s Mount Rushmore. That is a big deal, right?
01/29/2018 9:19 AM
EXPLORERS SIGN PAIR OF FORMER 4TH ROUND DRAFT PICKS
SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the club has signed LHP Ryan Horstman and LHP Hunter Ackerman to 2018 American Association contracts. The 2018 season will mark Horstman’s 6th season in professional baseball and Ackerman’s 8th season in professional baseball.
01/09/2018 1:57 PM
FLORES RETURNS TO SIOUX CITY FOR 2018 CAMPAIGN
SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the club has re-signed RHP Ryan Flores to a 2018 American Association contract. The 2018 season will mark Flores’ 2nd season in professional baseball, both in Sioux City. The Explorers have also signed RHP Marcus Jensen to a 2018 American Association contract. The upcoming season will be Jensen’s 8th season in professional baseball.
12/07/2017 10:35 AM
EXPLORERS SIGN PAIR OF RIGHT-HANDED PITCHERS
SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the club has signed RHPs Eric Karch and Justin Vernia to 2018 American Association contracts. The 2018 season will mark Karch’s 5th season in professional baseball and Vernia’s 2nd season in professional baseball.
11/07/2017 12:33 PM
EXPLORERS BEGIN TO BUILD ROSTER FOR 2018
SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the club has signed RHP Brian Ernst to a 2018 American Association contract. The upcoming season will be Ernst’s 5th season in professional baseball, all at the independent level.
10/30/2017 9:57 AM
2018 SCHEDULE RELEASED
SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that their schedule for the 2018 season has been finalized and will feature all 11 league opponents coming to Mercy Field at Lewis & Clark Park, which will mark the teams 26th season in Siouxland. The Explorers will open the 2018 season on the road for their first 7 games beginning with a 4 game set versus the Lincoln Saltdogs starting on Thursday, May 17th, 2018. The X’s will have an off day on the 21st before traveling to Sioux Falls for a 3 game series against the Canaries. The X’s 2018 home opener will be on Friday, May 25th against the Cleburne Railroaders.
10/27/2017 9:04 AM
The Annual Sleep-Out is November 3rd
This will be the thirteenth year for the Siouxland Sleep-Out at Lewis and Clark Park, home of the Explorers. It is a chance for the entire Siouxland community to come together and raise awareness for those individuals, families and children who do not have suitable housing.This will be the thirteenth year for the Siouxland Sleep-Out at Lewis and Clark Park, home of the Explorers. It is a chance for the entire Siouxland community to come together and raise awareness for those individuals, families and children who do not have suitable housing.
10/13/2017 8:39 AM
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO DIVISION FORMAT
SIOUX CITY, IA – The American Association announced that the league will move to a two-division format for the 2018 season from its previous three-division setup. The new division format will split the 12 team league into the North Division and the South Division. The Sioux City Explorers will play in the league’s South Division, along with the Lincoln Saltdogs (NE), Kansas City T-Bones (MO), Wichita Wingnuts (KS), Texas AirHogs TX), and the Cleburne Railroaders (TX). The North Division features the Sioux Falls Canaries (SD), St. Paul Saints (MN), Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks (ND), Gary SouthShore Railcats (IN), Winnipeg Goldeyes (MB), and the leagues newest member, the Chicago Dogs (IL).
09/06/2017 9:50 AM
Explorers close campaign with victory
SIOUX CITY – This wasn’t the way the Sioux City Explorers hoped to see their 2017 season finish, but at least it was a happy ending.
09/03/2017 9:18 AM
Canaries even series with Sioux City with 6-5 win
SIOUX FALLS | Sioux Falls' Trey Vavra hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to give the Sioux Falls the lead and it went on to edge Sioux City 6-5 in an American Association baseball game at the Birdcage Saturday evening.
09/02/2017 9:26 AM
TONY CAMPANA NAMED LEAGUES 2017 DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
SIOUX CITY, IA - The American Association of Professional Baseball announced today that Sioux City Explorers centerfielder Tony Campana has been tabbed as the 2017 American Association Defensive Player of the Year.
09/02/2017 9:11 AM
Explorers pound Sioux Falls pitching in 8-2 win
SIOUX FALLS | Sioux City opened its final series of the season by rocking Sioux Falls pitching for 16 hits and won 8-2 at the Birdcage Friday evening.
09/01/2017 8:45 AM
Explorers deal blow to Kansas City's playoff hopes
SIOUX CITY – If you can’t make it to the American Association playoffs, the next best thing is what happened Thursday night for the Sioux City Explorers.
Taking on a Kansas City T-Bones club tied for the league’s wild-card lead with only five games remaining, the Explorers not only dealt the Bones a costly defeat, they also equaled their third most decisive win of the season with a 9-1 rout.
08/31/2017 9:06 AM
Top of the order leads T-Bones to win
SIOUX CITY – In more than 80 years since electricity gave baseball the option of playing games after dark, artificial “sunshine” has created plenty of nightmares for people trying to catch fly balls.
08/30/2017 9:40 AM
Kansas City wins in controversial fashion
SIOUX CITY – Whether or not the rules were properly applied is now water under the bridge.
08/29/2017 9:50 AM
X's hold off T-Bones rally
SIOUX CITY – These so-called “dog days” aren’t turning out to be so bad since the Sioux City Explorers snapped out of a franchise-record losing streak.
08/28/2017 8:07 AM
X's equal season-high 18 hits in win
LINCOLN – Sioux City equaled its season-high of 18 hits and posted a 9-4 American Association baseball victory over Lincoln Sunday afternoon at Haymarket Park.
08/25/2017 12:10 AM
EXPLORERS EDGE GOLDEYES IN WILD AFFAIR
EXPLORERS EDGE GOLDEYES IN WILD AFFAIR