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Amarillo Blanked, Held to Two Hits in Loss

Diaz Fans 8 over 5.0 IP in Loss
April 13, 2024

MIDLAND, Texas (April 13, 2024) – Amarillo suffered its first shutout loss of the season after a 2-0 defeat to the Midland RockHounds on Saturday night. RockHounds pitchers sat down 19 straight at one point, and 23 of the final 25 batters to secure the win and a 3-2 series

Sod Poodles Even Series in Midland

Tawa Collects Three Hits, De Los Santos Provides Late Home Run
April 13, 2024

MIDLAND, Texas (April 12, 2024) – Multiple hit efforts by four Amarillo batters did a majority of the work as the Soddies took down the Midland RockHounds 7-6 to even the series on Friday night. Tim Tawa and Deyvison De Los Santos paced the lineup, collecting three hits a piece.

Late Lead Slips Away From Sod Poodles Thursday Night

Lin Has 10 Strikeouts, Graham Adds Three Hits
April 12, 2024

MIDLAND, Texas (April 11, 2024) – A back-and-forth contest for most of Thursday's game against the Midland RockHounds ended in an 8-5 Amarillo loss. Sod Poodles outfielder Kevin Graham delivered a go-ahead RBI in the top of the eighth inning but Midland snatched the lead and a 2-1 series lead

Mario Lopez to Appear at HODGETOWN

Former Saved by the Bell & Access Hollywood Star to Meet With Fans
April 11, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (April 11, 2024) – Today the Amarillo Sod Poodles have announced that Mario Lopez will make an appearance at HODGETOWN for a special meet and greet on Sunday, May 5th. The former Saved by the Bell and Access Hollywood star is scheduled to have an on-field pre-game interview

Patiño Collects Three Hits in Sod Poodles First Win

Sod Poodles Five-Run Third Propels Winning Effort
April 10, 2024

MIDLAND, Texas (April 10, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles used a five-run third inning en route to earning their first win of the 2024 season. Multi-hit efforts from four players and a dominant showing from the bullpen provided an all-around effort in the 7-4 win over the Midland RockHounds

Chen, Melendez Homer in Loss to Midland

Sod Poodles Leave 12 Runners on Base
April 9, 2024

MIDLAND, Texas (April 9, 2024) – Tied after the fifth inning, the Amarillo Sod Poodles dropped their first game of the series to the Midland RockHounds 4-3 on Tuesday night. A ninth-inning two-out rally placed the tying run 90 feet away for the Sod Poodles who unfortunately left 12 runners

Vukovich Homers Twice in Loss

Sod Poodles Outhit Missions In Lopsided Loss
April 7, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (April 6, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles fell to the visiting San Antonio Missions 18-5 on Saturday night at HODGETOWN. Three-hit nights from A.J. Vukovich and Deyvison De Los Santos carried the offense that outhit the Missions in a lopsided defeat. For the second consecutive game to

Sod Poodles Drop Opener to Missions

Roberts Homers, Patino Collects Three Hits in Loss
April 6, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (April 5, 2024) –The Sod Poodles dropped the opening game of the 2024 season to the San Antonio Missions on Friday night 12-5. A Caleb Roberts homer and three-hit night from Wilderd Patiño were the notable offensive efforts while Yu-Min Lin fanned five over his three innings of

Sod Poodles Release Opening Night Roster

Six of the Arizona Diamondbacks Top 30 Prospects to Start in Amarillo
April 6, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (April 5, 2024) – Today in conjunction with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Amarillo Sod Poodles released their 2024 Opening Night Roster. The defending Texas League Champions will start the season with six of the D-backs’ Top-30 prospects (MLB Pipeline), including No. 4-rated prospect, Yu-Min Lin. The left-handed pitching

Amarillo's First Ever Drone Show at HODGETOWN June 7-8

Sod Poodles and Sky Elements Add to Expansive 2024 Promotional Schedule
March 21, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (March 21, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles are excited to announce the addition of back-to-back drone light show performances at HODGETOWN on June 7-8. The Sod Poodles have partnered with Sky Elements to bring 200 drones to light up the Amarillo sky and pay homage to Sod

Sod Poodles to Host National Anthem Auditions

Performances Will be Heard on Saturday, March 2nd
February 15, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (Feb. 15, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles will be hosting public auditions for national anthem performances for the 2024 season on Saturday, March 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at HODGETOWN. Soloists, duets, and trios are invited to audition for "The Star-Spangled Banner" or "God Bless

Sod Poodles, City Federal Credit Union Unveil Fiesta Deck

February 13, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (Feb. 13, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles and City Federal Credit Union are excited to unveil the City Federal Fiesta Deck at HODGETOWN. This brand-new hospitality and group area is attached to the first base side of the suite level and will add a covered, exclusive option

Concessions Fundraising Program Open For 2024 Season

February 8, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (Feb. 8, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles and Diamond Creations, the team’s food and beverage service provider, are excited to open the Concessions Fundraising Program for the 2024 season. The initiative offers a unique fundraising opportunity for non-profit groups through concession stand sales at HODGETOWN. Non-profit or

Single-Game Tickets On Sale Now

Sod Poodles Begin Texas League Title Defense on April 5th
February 6, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (Feb. 6, 2024) – Single-game tickets for the 2024 Amarillo Sod Poodles season are officially on sale now. The defending Texas League Champions will begin the campaign at HODGETOWN on Friday, April 5 when they host the visiting San Antonio Missions (Double-A, San Diego Padres) for a three-game

Sod Poodles Release 2024 Promo Schedule 

Fireworks, Giveaways, Specialty Nights, and Celebrity Appearances Highlight Summer at HODGETOWN
February 5, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (Feb. 5, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles, defending Texas League Champions, and Double-A affiliate of the National League Champions, the Arizona Diamondbacks, are excited to announce the Promotional Schedule for the 2024 season. The Sod Poodles will begin the new season against the San Antonio Missions on

Sod Poodles, VisuaLED Announce Major Addition to HODGETOWN

The Amarillo Sod Poodles to Add Brand-New Digital Ribbon to Suite Level
January 17, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (January 17, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles are excited to announce a brand-new addition to HODGETOWN beginning with the 2024 season. A high-tech, digital LED ribbon board will be added just below the suite level of the stadium, replacing the existing static signage that has been in

Tim Bogar Named Sod Poodles Manager 

Three-Time Manager of the Year to Lead Reigning Texas League Champions
January 8, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (January 8, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles, in conjunction with the Arizona Diamondbacks Player Development Staff are excited to announce the on-field staff for the 2024 season. Tim Bogar, a three-time Minor League Manager of the Year has been named the third manager in Sod Poodles franchise

Christmas In The Sky Returns to HODGETOWN

Regions Largest Christmas Fireworks Celebration Returns for Third Year
December 6, 2023

AMARILLO, Texas – Fairly Group and The OccuNet Company are excited to extend a warm invitation to all Amarilloans to join them for the region's largest Christmas celebration at HODGETOWN, home of the Amarillo Sod Poodles. The third annual ‘Christmas In The Sky Celebration’ will occur on Friday, December 15,

Amarillo Sod Poodles Named 2023 MiLB Organization of the Year

November 8, 2023

LAS VEGAS -- Minor League Baseball announced the 2023 winners of the Organization of the Year Award, Executive of the Year Award, Future Star Award and the CommUNITY Champion Award. Nominees from each league were selected by their peers and were candidates for the overall awards. ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR

Sod Poodles Win Texas League Championship

Second Championship For Amarillo in Four Seasons
September 28, 2023

Amarillo, Texas (September 27, 2023) – For the second time in four seasons of playing baseball in Amarillo, the Sod Poodles are Texas League Champions. The Sod Poodles beat the Arkansas Travelers 9-1 on Wednesday night to secure the first championship at HODGETOWN. The Sod Poodles jumped out early in

Roberts, Lawlar, Bliss Named Texas League Postseason All-Stars

Trio of Sod Poodles Named Texas League Post-Season All-Stars
September 26, 2023

San Antonio, Texas (September 26, 2023) – Earlier today, Major League Baseball announced full Texas League Postseason All-Stars. Votes were cast by all 10 Texas League Managers with the final decisions determined by the Commissioner’s Office. Caleb Roberts was named an All-Star as an outfielder, Jordan Lawlar was named the

Sod Poodles Drop Game Two, Face Travs in Winner-Take-All Game 144

The 2023 Season All Comes Down to Wednesday in Winner-Take-All Showdown
September 27, 2023

Amarillo, Texas (September 26, 2023) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles returned to HODGETOWN for Game 2 of the Texas League Championship Series against the Arkansas Travelers. After a back-and-forth affair that saw the Sod Poodles erase a four-run deficit, the Arkansas Travelers forced a winner-take-all game three of the Texas

Kings of the South: Sod Poodles Head to Texas League Championship

Sod Poodles Punch Ticket to Texas League Championship
September 23, 2023

San Antonio, Texas (September 22, 2023) – Behind a brilliant night on the mound by the pitching staff and timely hits by the offense, the 2023 Amarillo Sod Poodles will play for the Texas League Championship. The Sod Poodles earned a 6-3 win in the decisive game three of the

Sod Poodles Force Game Three, Even Series Behind 7-4 Win

Sod Poodles Keep Season Alive
September 22, 2023

San Antonio, Texas (September 21, 2023) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles forced a winner-take-all game three of the Texas League South Division Championship Series on Thursday night in San Antonio. The Sod Poodles jumped out to a six-run lead and were able to fend off a late-inning rally by the

Game of the Year Ends in 12-11 Extra Innings Defeat for Amarillo

Teams Combine for 10 Home Runs, 23 Runs, and 31 Hits to Start Playoffs
September 20, 2023

Amarillo, Texas (September 19, 2023) – Game one of the Texas League South Division Championship Series was one for the ages at HODGETOWN. After battling back from down five, the Sod Poodles tied the game in the sixth, traded runs late, and were on the short end of nine combined