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Voice Of The Sod Poodles Sam Levitt Named 2021 MiLB Broadcaster Of The Year

Levitt Earns Ballpark Digest’s Honors For His Skill, Diligence, and Innovation As A Broadcaster
November 23, 2021

AMARILLO, Texas – Amarillo Sod Poodles broadcaster Sam Levitt was named Minor League Broadcaster of the Year by Ballpark Digest, the publication announced earlier today. The announcement comes as part of the 2021 Ballpark Digest Awards which recognizes some of the very best accomplishments across baseball throughout this past season.

Apply Now: Sod Poodles 2022 Season Internships

November 17, 2021

The Amarillo Sod Poodles have opened their internship opportunities for the 2022 season. Sod Poodles internships are for highly motivated individuals who have an interest in the business of sport management. The internships are designed to give individuals their first experience within the sports industry in areas including game-day operations,

Sod Poodles Announce Home Game Times For 2022 Season

Sod Poodles To Host 69 Home Games at HODGETOWN in 2022, Home Opener Set For April 8, 2022
November 17, 2021

AMARILLO, Texas – The Amarillo Sod Poodles announced today game times for the 2022 season. The Sod Poodles season comprises 69 home games of a 138-game regular-season schedule. The third season of Soddies baseball begins at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, April 8, 2022 at HODGETOWN against the Midland RockHounds, Double-A

Sod Poodles Pitcher Drey Jameson Awarded Rawlings Gold Glove

Jameson Becomes First Pitcher In Amarillo Professional Baseball History To Win Prestigious Defensive Honor
November 12, 2021

AMARILLO, Texas – Sod Poodles pitcher Drey Jameson was one of nine minor league players to be awarded the 2021 Rawlings Gold Glove Award by Minor League Baseball and Rawlings Sporting Goods for their defensive excellence throughout the 2021 season. The announcement was made on MLB Network during their broadcast

Vote For The Sod Poodles in the 2021 MiLBY Awards!

October 18, 2021

The Sod Poodles are featured in TWO MiLBYS Award Categories: Click to watch and vote: Top Home Run & Best Feel-Good Moment! VOTE for our TWO videos as much as you want every day through November 3! Click the links above or below to watch each moment and vote! TOP

Amarillo Sod Poodles 2021 Season Summary

A Complete Summary of the 2021 Sod Poodles Season, Team and Players
October 14, 2021

COMPLETE 2021 SEASON SUMMARY NOTES A New Chapter in Amarillo: The Amarillo Sod Poodles organization officially accepted the Arizona Diamondbacks invitation to join as their new Double-A affiliate in February 2021. The player development agreement will last through the 2030 season. The Phoenix-based D-backs become the second MLB affiliate in

Five Former Soddies To Represent D-backs During 2021 Arizona Fall League

Buddy Kennedy, Dominic Canzone, and Mitchell Stumpo Highlight Former Soddies To Play For Salt River Rafters
October 6, 2021

AMARILLO, Texas – After a cancelled 2020 Arizona Fall League “AFL” MLB’s premier fall ball league returns for the 2021 season. The AFL is composed of six teams and will take place over five and a half weeks starting on October 13, 2021. The league is broken into two divisions;

Stone Garrett Earns Double-A Central All-Star Team Honors

Sod Poodles Outfielder Is Lone Amarillo Representative On 2021 Awards List
October 6, 2021

AMARILLO, Texas – Sod Poodles outfielder Stone Garrett was named to the 2021 Double-A Central All-Star Team the league announced earlier today.

Thomas, Nelson Named D-backs 2021 Organization Player And Pitcher Of The Year

2021 Soddies Players Alek Thomas and Ryne Nelson Earn Top Individual Minor League Honor By Arizona Diamondbacks
October 1, 2021

The Arizona Diamondbacks named OF Alek Thomas and RHP Ryne Nelson the organization’s Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year respectively. Thomas, 21, is the D-backs No. 3 prospect by both Baseball America (25th overall) and MLB.com (40th overall). Currently, he has combined to hit .313 (136-for-435) with 29

Game Of The Year Ends With Garrett's Walk Off Home Run In 10th

2021 Season Ends On First Walk Off Home Run
September 19, 2021

Sunday, September 19, 2021 vs. Frisco [TEX] Frisco RoughRiders (64-55) | Amarillo Sod Poodles (59-61) Amarillo, Texas — The Amarillo Sod Poodles won the season's finale over the Frisco RoughRiders 14-11 in dramatic fashion on Sunday afternoon. The back and fourth game saw 11 runs scored between the teams in

Nelson Fans Nine In Loss To Frisco Saturday Night

September 18, 2021

Saturday, September 18, 2021 vs. Frisco [TEX] Frisco RoughRiders (64-54) | Amarillo Sod Poodles (58-61) The Sod Poodles fell 5-3 to the Frisco RoughRiders in their final Saturday night contest at HODGETOWN. In the eighth inning, after Amarillo led through the first seven frames, Frisco rallied for three runs in

Garrett's Two-Homer Night Highlights Soddies Win Over Frisco

September 17, 2021

Friday, September 17, 2021 vs. Frisco [TEX] Frisco RoughRiders (63-54) | Amarillo Sod Poodles (58-60) The Sod Poodles claimed victory in their final Friday night contest at HODGETOWN with a 6-1 win over the Frisco RoughRiders in front of a sellout crowd of 6,675. Outfielder Stone Garrett highlighted the Soddies

Jameson Strikes Out 12 In 4-1 Loss To Frisco

Jameson Has Five 10+ Strikeout Games In 2021
September 16, 2021

Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 Frisco RoughRiders (63-53) | Amarillo Sod Poodles (57-60) Amarillo, Texas — A pitching duel between a couple top organizational prospects went in Frisco's favor on Friday night. One swing in the top of the third inning provided the RoughRiders with their only runs in the contest

Minor League Baseball’s Copa de la Diversión Program To Reach 85 Cities in 2022

Celebration of U.S. Latino Fans and Communities Continues Growth In Sixth Year
September 16, 2021

NEW YORK, NY. Sept. 16, 2021 — Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced the continued long-term commitment to, and expansion of, the celebration of its U.S. Latino fans and communities through the unveiling of a record number of teams participating in the 2022 Copa de la Diversión™ (Fun Cup™) campaign

Sod Poodles Sweep Frisco In Wednesday Doubleheader

Amarillo Matched Largest Comeback Win In 2021 In Game One
September 16, 2021

Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021 Frisco RoughRiders (62-53) | Amarillo Sod Poodles (57-59) AMARILLO, Texas - Amarillo overcame a five run deficit in the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader to win a back-and-forth slugfest 10-9. In what was a pitcher's duel in the second game, Amarillo leaned on it's shutdown pitching

Garrett Adds Home Run And Two RBIs In 14-6 Loss To Riders

Garrett Leads The D-backs' Farm System In HR And RBI
September 14, 2021

Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 Frisco RoughRiders (62-51) | Amarillo Sod Poodles (55-59) AMARILLO, Texas - Amarillo fell 14-6 to the Frisco RoughRiders in the series opener on Tuesday night. A back-and-fourth contest early took a turn in Frisco's favor in the later frames. Arizona Diamondbacks No. 26 rated prospect Brandon

Sod Poodles Final 2021 Regular-Season Homestand Highlights

Sod Poodles Final Seven Games Of 2021 At HODGETOWN Feature Key Promotions Fans Don't Want To Miss
September 13, 2021

BUY TICKETS NOW The Amarillo Sod Poodles, Double-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, have a jam-packed final week of promotions that fans don't want to miss to conclude the 2021 regular season! The Soddies will take on the Frisco RoughRiders, Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, for the final seven

Dominic Fletcher Earns Double-A Central Player of the Week

Sod Poodles Outfielder Tops League Position Players With Hot Bat
September 13, 2021

Sod Poodles outfielder Dominic Fletcher has been named Double-A Central Player of the Week for the week of September 6-12, the League announced today. On the week, Fletcher batted .458 (11-for-24) over six games against Tulsa with a double, two triples, four home runs, eight RBI, and just five strikeouts.

Sod Poodles Fall To Drillers In Back-And-Forth Series Finale

September 12, 2021

Sunday, September 12, 2021 vs. Tulsa [LAD] Tulsa Drillers (60-54) | Amarillo Sod Poodles (55-58) The Sod Poodles fell 8-7 to the Tulsa Drillers in the series finale Sunday afternoon at HODGETOWN. After leading through the first four frames, the Drillers tied things up in the fifth. The Drillers jumped

Sod Poodles Make History With Four Straight Home Runs In An Inning, Claim 20-12 Victory Over Tulsa

September 12, 2021

Saturday, September 11, 2021 vs. Tulsa [LAD] Tulsa Drillers (59-54) | Amarillo Sod Poodles (55-57) The Sod Poodles made professional baseball history Saturday night at HODGETOWN when Stone Garrett, Buddy Kennedy, Dominic Fletcher, and Dominic Canzone hit back-to-back-to-back-to-back home runs in the third inning, leading Amarillo to a 20-12 victory

Sod Poodles' Five-Homer Night Not Enough In 8-7 Loss To Tulsa

September 10, 2021

Friday, September 10, 2021 vs. Tulsa [LAD] Tulsa Drillers (59-53) | Amarillo Sod Poodles (54-57) The Soddies fell 8-7 to the Tulsa Drillers Friday night at HODGETOWN. After trailing 5-0 through the first five-and-a-half frames, the Soddies battled back to get within a run. After Tulsa extended to a three-run

Sod Poodles Fend Off Late Push, Win Third Straight Over Tulsa

Fletcher Homers Twice In Win
September 10, 2021

Thursday, September 9, 2021 vs. Tulsa [LAD] Tulsa Drillers (58-53) | Amarillo Sod Poodles (54-56) Amarillo, Texas - The Amarillo Sod Poodles made it three straight wins with their 6-5 win over the Drillers on Thursday night. Amarillo had to fend off a late push by the Drillers but got

Soddies Walk Off In 10th, Earn Second Straight Win Over Tulsa

September 9, 2021

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 vs. Tulsa [LAD] Tulsa Drillers (58-52) | Amarillo Sod Poodles (53-56) The Amarillo Sod Poodles walked off in the 10th inning Wednesday night at HODGETOWN to defeat the Tulsa Drillers 6-5 courtesy of Stone Garrett's line-drive double. The extra-inning victory marked the second consecutive victory against

Soddies Led By Nelson's Career-Night, Route Drillers 10-2

Nelson Strikes Out Nine In A Career-High Seven Innings.
September 8, 2021

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 vs. Tulsa [LAD] Tulsa Drillers (58-51) | Amarillo Sod Poodles (52-56) Amarillo, Texas — The Amarillo Sod Poodles picked up the series opening win over the Tulsa Drillers on Tuesday night at HODGETOWN. The D-backs' No. 5 rated prospect, Ryne Nelson had a career-night on the

Soddies Trail Early and Drop Series Finale

Garrett blasts team-leading 19th homer
September 6, 2021

San Antonio, Texas — The Amarillo Sod Poodles fell 7-4 to the San Antonio Missions in their series finale at Wolff Stadium on Sunday evening. San Antonio snapped Amarillo's three-game win streak in the team's final road game of the 2021 schedule. The Sod Poodles fell behind early, as the