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Post and Passerelle Return

May 3, 2016 - Sioux City, IA - The Sioux City Explorers announced today that they have finalized their coaching staff for the 2016 season and Bobby Post and Matt Passerelle will both return as members of Steve Montgomery's coaching staff. Bobby Post will once again serve as the X's pitching coach and Matt Passerelle will serve as the X's hitting coach. Bobby Post will begin his fifth season as the Pitching Coach for the Sioux City Explorers in 2016. Post was the pitching coach for the Explorers in 2009 and 2010 under manager Les Lancas... Full Story

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Eric Wordekemper Set To Return

May 2, 2016 - SIOUX CITY, IA - The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the club has re-signed RHP Eric Wordekemper and signed C Ralph Henriquez to 2016 American Association contracts. The Explorers also announced that they have traded C Matt Koch to the Laredo Lemurs (American Association) in exchange for LHP Cody Forsythe. Wordekemper, a native of nearby Storm lake, Iowa, was drafted in the 46th round of the 2005 MLB Amateur Draft by the New York Yankees out of Creighton University in Omaha, NE. Wordekemper spent seven seasons i... Full Story

Sioux City Explorers Ryan Court Heading to Boston

April 29, 2016 - SIOUX CITY, IA - The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the Boston Red Sox have purchased the contract of Explorers INF Ryan Court. Court will report to Double-A Portland within the Red Sox organization. Court was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 23rd round of the 2011 MLB June Amateur Draft from Illinois State University. In his first season in Sioux City in 2015, the Sleepy Hollow, IL resident appeared in 99 games and posted an impressive .331 batting average, which was good for 12th best in the America... Full Story

X's Land Two More Pitchers

April 27, 2016 - SIOUX CITY, IA - With spring training right around the corner, the Sioux City Explorers continue to add more pitching depth as the X's announced today that the club has signed RHP Graham Johnson and RHP Jason Townsend to 2016 American Association contracts. The 2016 season will mark Johnson's 7th season in professional baseball and 2nd in independent ball, while the upcoming season will be Townsend's 6th season in professional baseball. Johnson was drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 6th round of the 2008 MLB June Amate... Full Story

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Sioux City Explorers Minor League Baseball

League: American Association
Home: Sioux City, Iowa
Class: Independent
Website: Sioux City Explorers site
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