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Barnstormers Lose in Overtime

May 27, 2016 - DES MOINES, IA- The Iowa Barnstormers (4-8) fell to the Sioux Falls Storm (12-1) at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, IA Friday night, 50-49. A close game ending in overtime between Sioux Falls Storm and the Iowa Barnstormers started with a bang. Iowa was the first to strike with just ten seconds gone in the first quarter when receiver Lemans Casimier took a handoff from new quarterback Travis Partridge three yards in for the score, a PAT made it 7-0. The Storm wouldn't waste any time putting ... Full Story

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Freitas Promoted from Double-A

May 27, 2016 - DES MOINES - The Iowa Cubs, in conjunction with the Chicago Cubs, added catcher David Freitas to the roster today. Freitas, a 15th-round draft pick out of the University of Hawaii, was promoted from Double-A Tennessee and will suit up for Iowa for the first time. Freitas received the call up to replace catcher Taylor Davis, who was placed on the disabled list today. Freitas, 27, hit .284 through 23 games with the Smokies this season and collected seven doubles, one triple, two homers and 1... Full Story

Iowa Falls to El Paso in Extras

May 26, 2016 - DES MOINES - The Iowa Cubs (19-26) dropped the final game of the series against the El Paso Chihuahuas (25-21), 6-3 in 12 innings on Thursday afternoon at Principal Park. Alex Sanabia got the ball for Iowa for his third start in an I-Cubs uniform. He pitched 5.2 innings striking out four, walking two and was tagged with two runs on four hits. Manuel Margot set the tone early for El Paso when he drove the second pitch of the game over the left-field fence to put the Chihuahuas up, 1-0. Alex... Full Story

Iowa welcomes the Sioux Falls Storm to Wells Fargo Arena

May 25, 2016 - DES MOINES - The Iowa Barnstormers (4-7) are back at home and set to take on the Sioux Falls Storm (11-1). The game is set to kickoff is set for Friday May 27, 2016 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. Fans will be able to tune in to the game by watching live on, listening on WHO Radio 1040 or watching locally on Mediacom MC22. The Barnstormers fell short in their comeback attempt last Saturday night as they faced off against the Cedar Rapids Titans (9-4). The Barnstormers' s... Full Story

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May 29 PCL Albuquerque at Iowa 2:08 p.m.
May 28 PCL Albuquerque at Iowa 8:08 p.m.
May 27 IFL Sioux Falls 50 at Iowa 49 Final (OT)
May 27 PCL Albuquerque 1 at Iowa 6 Final
May 26 PCL El Paso 6 at Iowa 3 Final (12)
May 25 PCL El Paso 9 at Iowa 1 Final
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