The Saltdogs signed OF Austin Darby, a recent four-year starter at Nebraska, to his first professional contract Thursday. (HUSKERS.com)
For the second time in three years, the American Association lost a valuable member of their fraternity to melanoma. Scott Miller, the voice of the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks passed away in late February and Brian Rose, the bench coach for the Wichita Wingnuts, passed away in late January, 2013. The league will honor these two men with the Brian Rose/Scott Miller Man of the Year Award.
The Saltdogs acquired RHP Matt Larkins (pictured), the 2015 American Association innings leader, and RHP Brad Orosey in a trade with Wichita Tuesday. (TheABL.com)
Single-game tickets for 2016 Saltdogs games at Haymarket Park are on sale now, with prices beginning at $6.50.
The Saltdogs are set to play an exhibition game against the Sioux City Explorers in Seward on May 12. For just $12, you can get a ticket to the game plus a ticket voucher for a regular season game at Haymarket Park on June 19.
Three-time All-Big Ten infielder Pat Kelly is returning to his collegiate stomping grounds at Haymarket Park. The Saltdogs signed the former Nebraska standout Tuesday, headlining a key group of recent acquisitions for the 2016 season. (PHOTO: HUSKERS.COM)
Former Kansas City Royals hurler Dan Reichert is returning to the Saltdogs as pitching coach for the 2016 season. (BARRY TAYLOR PHOTOGRAPHY)