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Woodpeckers Spotlight Local Organizations with “Nonprofit of the Night” Program

March 10, 2023

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers announce their revamped “Nonprofit of the Night” program. The purpose of Nonprofit of the Night is to highlight local registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations at one Woodpeckers game per homestand and provide them with a unique platform to inform fans of their services. This program

Michelle Skinner Named New General Manager for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers

March 2, 2023

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers, the Single-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, today announced Michelle Skinner as the team’s new General Manager. Michelle is one of two current female General Managers in the Carolina League. Michelle Skinner comes to the Fayetteville Woodpeckers after 13 seasons with the Tri-City ValleyCats

Woodpeckers Announce 2023 First Half Promotional Calendar

March 1, 2023

(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers are excited to announce their 2023 promotional schedule for the first half of the season: April 7th through June 18th. Single game tickets will go on sale Saturday, March 4th, in-person at the free annual Spring Fling event at Segra Stadium from 10 a.m.

Astros Announce Woodpeckers Coaching Staff For 2023

February 24, 2023

(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) — The Houston Astros announced the Fayetteville Woodpeckers coaching staff Thursday, February 23rd, with Ricky Rivera debuting as Manager for the 2023 Season alongside a new field staff. Joining Rivera on the Woodpeckers coaching staff are Pitching Coach Zach Wilkins, Hitting Coach Luis Reynoso, Developmental Coach Dylan Mazzo,

Woodpeckers Announce Return of Reading Program

February 20, 2023

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers reading program, “Bunker’s All-Star Reading Program,” will return for its second year with new incentives and increased participation. The reading program is open to K-5 schools in Cumberland and surrounding counties. Students at registered schools will be challenged to read for 20 minutes per

Fayetteville Woodpeckers 2023 Spring Fling at Segra Stadium

February 17, 2023

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers will host their 2023 Spring Fling event at Segra Stadium to celebrate the release of Single Game tickets for the 2023 Season on Saturday, March 4th, 2023, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Fans will have the opportunity to step through the gates of Segra Stadium

Segra Stadium to Host Campbell vs. #11 East Carolina Baseball

February 16, 2023

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Segra Stadium will host the Campbell Fighting Camels and #11 East Carolina Pirates for a non-conference game on March 22nd, 2023, at 6:00pm. Campbell finished their 2022 season with a 41-19 record, while East Carolina finished up their 2022 season with a 46-21 record. Campbell, led by

Woodpeckers Announce Sponsorship of United Way Fundraiser

February 10, 2023

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers proudly announce their sponsorship of the upcoming United Way of Cumberland County “Over the Edge” fundraiser, courtesy of the Woodpeckers Foundation. On March 11, rappelers will go “Over the Edge” of the Cape Fear Valley Medical Arts Center in Downtown Fayetteville, a 50-foot descent.

Woodpeckers Celebrate Second Annual Nonprofit Gala

February 7, 2023

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers hosted their second annual nonprofit gala, “The Grand Slam Gala,” at Segra Stadium on Friday, Feb. 3. The Grand Slam Gala was hosted to spotlight nonprofit organizations that the Fayetteville Woodpeckers have worked with during the 2022 season and their impact on the community.

Battle of the Villes Heads to Segra Stadium April 4th, 2023

February 2, 2023

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers and Asheville Tourists – the Low-A and High-A Affiliates of the Houston Astros – are kicking off the 2023 Season at the Segra Stadium with a Tuesday, April 4th exhibition game. The “Battle of the Villes” Exhibition game marks the second annual meeting between

Bunker’s Buddies Kids Club Memberships Now Available

January 17, 2023

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Registration is now open for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers official kids club for the 2023 season. Bunker’s Buddies Kids Club will have four tiers of memberships available for children 12-and-under. Children in the Bunker’s Buddies Kids Club will enjoy numerous perks at Segra Stadium. Each tier will offer

Woodpeckers Announce “Trees for Charity” Winners

January 11, 2023

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — As part of the annual ‘Fayetteville Holiday Lights’ presented by AEVEX Aerospace, the Fayetteville Woodpeckers held “Trees for Charity” in which organizations partnered with a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit of their choice to decorate a tree for display at the event. From December 8th through 23rd, Fayetteville Holiday

Woodpeckers head Second Annual “Backpacks for Patriots”

December 5, 2022

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers are teaming up with the Military Luggage Company, Off-Road Outreach, Fayetteville Area Operation Inasmuch, and Veterans Services of the Carolinas for the second annual “Backpacks for Patriots” program. This initiative provides backpacks and other essential items for unhoused veterans and low-income military families. The

Woodpeckers To Host Annual ‘Fayetteville Holiday Lights’ Event 

November 10, 2022

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers will host ‘Fayetteville Holiday Lights’ for fifteen days this December at Segra Stadium in the heart of downtown. Fayetteville Holiday Lights, presented by AEVEX Aerospace, will take place December 8th – 23rd from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. each night. The event will include

Annual “United for Veterans” Event at Segra Stadium CANCELED due to forecasted weather

November 9, 2022

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers have decided to cancel the annual “United for Veterans” event scheduled for Friday, November 11th at Segra Stadium. It will not be rescheduled for 2022. This decision was made in an effort to keep staff, attendees and vendors safe during the forecasted hit of

Segra Stadium to Host Annual “United for Veterans”

October 28, 2022

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers will host the annual “United for Veterans” event on Friday, November 11th from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Segra Stadium. This event is free, open to the public and will have activities for all ages. United for Veterans will feature a resource fair

Woodpeckers End 2022 Season with Shutout Victory

September 11, 2022

Fayetteville, NC - The Fayetteville Woodpeckers (55-75, 24-41) ended the regular season with a dominant showing on the mound as Carlos Calderon, Nolan Devos, and Tyler Guilfoil combined for a shutout in a 3-0 victory over the Lynchburg Hillcats (63-68, 28-37) on Sunday afternoon at Segra Stadium. It was the

McGowan’s 11th-Inning Double Walks Woodpeckers Off on Final Friday

September 10, 2022

Fayetteville, NC - A tied 3-3 game carried into the bottom of the 11th on Friday night until Garrett McGowan’s RBI double walked things off in a 4-3 victory for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (54-75, 23-41) over the Lynchburg Hillcats (63-67, 28-36) at Segra Stadium. The walk-off was the second of

Six Arms Throw Second Combined No-Hitter in Woodpeckers Franchise History

September 7, 2022

Fayetteville, NC - The Fayetteville Woodpeckers (53-74, 22-40) rolled out six different pitchers on Wednesday night and got a hitless effort from each one, stitching together just the second combined no-hitter in franchise history with a 3-0 victory over the Lynchburg Hillcats (62-66, 27-35) at Segra Stadium. It was the

Woodpeckers Start Final Homestand With Close Defeat

September 6, 2022

Fayetteville, NC - The Fayetteville Woodpeckers (52-74, 21-40) returned home for the final series of the regular season and flipped a four-run deficit into a one-run game on Tuesday night but couldn’t pull off a late comeback in a 4-3 defeat to Lynchburg Hillcats at Segra Stadium. After not seeing

Woodpeckers Drop Final Road Game of 2022 Season

September 4, 2022

Kinston, NC - The Fayetteville Woodpeckers were held scoreless until the ninth inning on Sunday afternoon, and despite some solid pitching in the early and late stages of the game, dropped the final road game of the regular season to the Down East Wood Ducks 3-1 at Grainger Stadium. Tyler

Bellozo, Ullola Exceptional in Woodpeckers Shutout Win over Down East

September 3, 2022

Kinston, NC - The Fayetteville Woodpeckers (52-72, 21-38) got another outstanding pitching performance on Saturday night at Grainger Stadium that led them to a 7-0 shutout victory over the Down East Wood Ducks (63-62, 30-29). Valente Bellozo and Miguel Ullola silenced the Wood Ducks’ offense to deliver Fayetteville its second

Fayetteville Shut Down By Down East Pitching Friday Night 

September 2, 2022

Kinston, NC - The Fayetteville Woodpeckers (51-72, 20-38) could not solve the arms of the Down East Wood Ducks’ pitching staff Friday night at Grainger Stadium as the Woodpeckers fell by a 5-1 final score. With the win, Down East has evened the series at two games apiece. Wood Ducks

Fayetteville Rides Blubaugh Gem to Second Straight Victory

September 1, 2022

Kinston, NC - The lights were not too bright for Fayetteville Woodpeckers starting pitcher AJ Blubaugh in his first Single-A start Thursday night. Blubaugh (W, 1-1) was nearly unhittable, going five innings allowing just a single run on two hits with no walks and eight strikeouts as the Woodpeckers (51-71,

Calderon, Garcia Dominant as Woodpeckers Shut Out Down East

August 31, 2022

Kinston, NC - Carlos Calderon pitched six scoreless innings, Ronny Garcia earned his first Single-A save, and the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (50-71, 19-37) silenced the Down East Wood Ducks Wednesday night at Grainger Stadium. Fayetteville won by a final score of 6-0 to even the series at one game apiece. Calderon