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Saltdogs Acquire Pimentel’s Rights, Sign Norris Grad Trey Hair

LINCOLN, NE -- The Lincoln Saltdogs continue to make transactions as the offseason rolls on.  Recently, the Saltdogs acquired the rights to former Saltdogs left-handed pitcher Cesilio Pimentel, signed catcher Tyler Moore, signed Norris High School graduate Trey Hair and traded outfielder T.J. Bennett. The Saltdogs traded catcher Dashenko Ricardo to the Sioux Falls Canaries [...]

2018-12-06T16:13:35+00:00December 6th, 2018|

SALTDOGS MAKE FLURRY OF TRADES

LINCOLN, NE – The Lincoln Saltdogs were busy shifting personnel via trades during the beginning of the off-season. The Saltdogs received right-handed pitcher Devin Raftery, RHP Zac Westcott and infielder Jake Vieth as a result of the first series of moves. On October 1st, Lincoln acquired Raftery and Westcott from Windy City (Frontier League) for [...]

2018-12-04T09:54:55+00:00December 4th, 2018|

SALTDOGS ANNOUNCE 2019 SCHEDULE

LINCOLN, NE – The Lincoln Saltdogs and the American Association jointly announced the 2019 schedule today. Find the online schedule at: https://saltdogs.com/schedule/. The Saltdogs will open the season on a seven-game road swing from May 16-22. Lincoln starts the new campaign with a four-game set in Sioux City against the division-rival Explorers. The beginning of [...]

2018-11-19T16:31:42+00:00November 19th, 2018|

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2019 DIVISIONS

MOORHEAD, MN -- The Lincoln Saltdogs will be seeing a familiar face a little more frequently in the 2019 season. The American Association recently announced the new divisions for the 2019 season.  The alignment stays mostly the same but accounts for the subtraction of the Wichita Wingnuts and the addition of the Milwaukee Milkmen.  The [...]

2018-10-29T09:10:03+00:00November 1st, 2018|

SALTDOGS HOSTING LEAGUE MEETINGS

LINCOLN -- The Lincoln Saltdogs are hosting the 2018 American Association league meetings this week. The annual meetings rotate through cities in the league.  This year’s gathering is at The Graduate hotel in Lincoln. “We are excited to showcase the city of Lincoln to officials from all the teams in our league,” President/GM Charlie Meyer [...]

2018-10-03T12:41:13+00:00October 3rd, 2018|

SALTDOGS COLLECT TALENTED GROUP OF PLAYERS TO COMPLETE EARLIER TRADES

LINCOLN, NE – The Lincoln Saltdogs announced today that the team received two players from the Wichita Wingnuts and two players from the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks to complete earlier trades.  Wichita sent outfielders Angel Reyes (pronounced ON-hell) and Zach Nehrir (pronounced NAIR-ee-er) to Lincoln while Fargo gave right-handed pitchers Travis Ballew (pronounced BUH-lew) and Geoff Broussard [...]

2018-09-17T09:20:31+00:00September 14th, 2018|

HAYMARKET PARK PICKED AS ‘FIELD OF THE YEAR’ FOR THE 18TH STRAIGHT SEASON

LINCOLN, NE – The Lincoln Saltdogs and the American Association jointly announced today that Haymarket Park is the league’s ‘Best Playing Field’ for 2018.  Haymarket Park has been the Field of the Year for all 18 seasons of its history.  The league’s field managers and media personnel vote on the award. Athletic Turf Manager Jeremy [...]

2018-09-14T09:11:37+00:00September 10th, 2018|

SEASON RECAP: THIRD STRAIGHT WINNING SEASON MARKED BY GREAT MOMENTS

LINCOLN, NE – The 2018 Lincoln Saltdogs season was another successful edition of “America’s Pastime” in the capital city.  Outstanding moments and a third-straight winning season marked the 18th summer of pro baseball at Haymarket Park. “Haymarket Park was full of energy in 2018 because of our talented players and the exciting promotions organized by [...]

2018-09-17T09:20:46+00:00September 7th, 2018|

CURT SMITH NAMED AMERICAN ASSOCIATION PLAYER OF THE MONTH

LINCOLN, NE – Hopefully Curt Smith had some empty space in his trophy case.  Last week fans chose the Lincoln Saltdogs infielder as the team MVP, Monday the league picked him as an All-Star and today the league announced him as the American Association’s Player of the Month for August. The slugger continues to rack [...]

2018-09-04T14:21:55+00:00September 4th, 2018|