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HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS: JULY 4, JULY 6 – JULY 10 

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SPRINGDALE, Ark – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals will welcome the Tulsa Drillers (Double-A Affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers) to Arvest Ballpark to begin a six-game series on the Fourth of July. The first game of the homestand will take place on Monday, July 4 at 6:35 p.m. before both

ZERPA'S DELIVERS BRILLIANT START, BUT SOD POODLES WALK OFF ON NATURALS

Naturals homer three times and Zerpa throws seven scoreless, but Sod Poodles score five unanswered and walk off on Naturals.
June 30, 2022

AMARILLO, TX – Despite three home runs and seven shutout innings from Angel Zerpa, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals lost 5-4 to the Amarillo Sod Poodles on a walk-off Thursday night. Zerpa turned in the best start of his professional career, throwing 7.0 innings without allowing a run, surrendering just two

GENTRY HOMERS TWICE BUT NATURALS FALL IN AMARILLO 10-4

Gentry adds 5th and 6th homers of the year, goes back-to-back with Loftin, but Sod Poodles even the series.
June 29, 2022

AMARILLO, TX – Despite a two-homer night from right fielder Tyler Gentry – including back-to-back home runs in the first inning with Nick Loftin, an offensive outburst in the middle innings from the Amarillo Sod Poodles was too much to overcome, as the Northwest Arkansas Naturals fell Wednesday night, 10-4.

NATURALS OPEN SECOND HALF WITH BLOWOUT WIN IN AMARILLO

Naturals tag Sod Poodles for 20 runs on 17 hits, with seven doubles and five homers to kick off road trip.
June 28, 2022

Amarillo, TX – After stumbling to the end of the first half, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals opened up the second half of the 2022 season in blowout fashion, beating the Amarillo Sod Poodles on the road 20-6. All nine Naturals in the lineup had at least one hit and scored

NATURALS SWEPT BY CARDINALS 

Glendinning homers for second time this week, but Naturals fall to Springfield 8-2.
June 26, 2022

SPRINGDALE, AR – In similar fashion to much of the series, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals fell behind early and could not come back, falling 8-2 to the Springfield Cardinals Sunday afternoon at Arvest Ballpark, swept in six games to end the first half. Springfield scored four times in the second

NATURALS RALLY FALLS SHORT IN FIFTH STRAIGHT LOSS TO SPRINGFIELD

Naturals score six unanswered runs but can't complete comeback against Cardinals.
June 25, 2022

SPRINGDALE, AR – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals scored six unanswered runs late in the game, but could not come back from the Springfield Cardinals' offensive explosion, dropping the fifth straight game of the series, 13-10. Offensively, the Naturals tied their single-game high this week with 11 hits, scoring more runs

BIG INNING COSTS NATURALS FOURTH STRAIGHT LOSS TO CARDINALS

Naturals can't keep up with Springfield, surrender six runs in sixth inning.
June 25, 2022

SPRINGDALE, AR – What started out as a pitchers’ duel spiraled into a fourth straight loss for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, as a six-run sixth for the Springfield Cardinals was the difference in a 7-1 loss for the Naturals Friday night. Starting pitchers Angel Zerpa and Michael McGreevy battled toe-to-toe,

NATURALS DROP 3RD STRIAGHT TO SPRINGFIELD

Bewley homers, but Cardinals out-pace Naturals from first inning.
June 23, 2022

SPRINGDALE, AR – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals could not keep up with the Springfield Cardinals Thursday night, dropping a third straight game this series, 11-2. The Naturals’ lone runs of the game, came in the bottom of the third inning, on a two-run homer from Brhet Bewley, his second of

9TH INNING COMEBACK FALLS SHORT AS NATURALS DROP SECOND STRAIGHT TO SPRINGFIELD

Naturals bring tying run to the plate in the ninth for second straight game.
June 22, 2022

SPRINDALE, AR – For the second straight game, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals put the tying run on first and brought the winning run to the plate in the ninth inning, but could not close the gap, falling to the Springfield Cardinals 9-6. After falling behind in the first, the Naturals

NATURALS FALL SHORT IN SERIES OPENER TO CARDINALS

Porter goes 3-for-5 but Naturals strand tying run on 1st base in 9th inning.
June 21, 2022

SPRINGDALE, AR – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals brought the winning run to the plate in the bottom of the ninth but could not come back, dropping the series opener to the Springfield Cardinals, 5-3 Tuesday night at Arvest Ballpark. The Cardinals jumped out to an early lead, scoring twice in

HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS: JUNE 21 – JUNE 26 

June 20, 2022

SPRINGDALE, Ark – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals will continue their long stretch of home games by welcoming the Springfield Cardinals (Double-A Affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals) for a six-game series at Arvest Ballpark, Tuesday, June 21 through Sunday, June 26. The homestand includes daily food and drink specials and

NATURAL SHUT OUT TRAVS FOR SECOND STRAIGHT GAME TO SPLIT SERIES

Veneziano throws six shutout frames, Natuarls staff ends the series with 19.0 scoreless innings.
June 19, 2022

SPRINGDALE, AR – For the second straight game, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals kept the Arkansas Travelers off the scoreboard, with a 4-0 shutout win Sunday afternoon to secure a series split and climb back to .500. Anthony Veneziano twirled another brilliant outing, as the left-hander threw 6.0 scoreless innings, allowing

GROWLIN’ CHICKENS BOUNCE BACK WITH SHUTOUT WIN OVER TRAVLEERS

Zerpa, Klein and Dipoto combine for 4th shutout of season, while offense scores nine runs on four hits
June 19, 2022

SPRINGDALE, AR – After three straight losses to the Arkansas Travelers – including a pair of blowouts – the Northwest Arkansas Growlin’ Chickens bounced back Saturday night, weathering a rain delay to win 9-0 over the Travelers. The victory marked the club’s fourth shutout win of the season, the second-largest

GROWLIN’ CHICKENS WEEKEND AT ARVEST BALLPARK

June 17, 2022

SPRINGDALE, Ark – It is Growlin’ Chickens Weekend at Arvest Ballpark as the Northwest Arkansas Naturals will reprise their role as the Northwest Arkansas Growlin’ Chickens for two games against the Arkansas Travelers (Double-A Seattle Mariners). The weekend slate of games is highlighted by the two Growlin’ Chickens games tonight

NATURALS FALL IN BACK-AND-FORTH AFFAIR TO TRAVELERS

Garcia drives in two runs, Gentry delivers three hits but Naturals fall run short in 5-4 loss.
June 15, 2022

SPRINGDALE, AR – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals fell a run short in a back-and-forth game Wednesday night, as the Arkansas Travelers came out ahead 5-4 to even the week’s series. After the Travelers scored in the first, the Naturals tied the game in the third on an RBI double from

VENEZIANO DEALS AGAIN AS NATURALS TAKE SERIES OPENER OVER TRAVELERS 

Means drives in four runs, Veneziano strikes out seven across 6.0 innings in 7-5 victory over Arkansas
June 15, 2022

SPRINGDALE, AR – Starting pitcher Anthony Veneziano pitched into the seventh inning for his second straight, striking out seven and the Northwest Arkansas’ Naturals offense provided plenty of support, as the Naturals took Tuesday’s series opener with the Arkansas Travelers, 7-5. After allowing a run in the first, Veneziano settled

HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS: JUNE 14 – JUNE 19 

June 9, 2022

SPRINGDALE, Ark – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals will host their in-state rivals, the Arkansas Travelers (Double-A Affiliate of the Seattle Mariners), for a six-game series at Arvest Ballpark beginning on Tuesday, June 14. The homestand includes daily food and beverage deals and is highlighted by Growlin’ Chickens Weekend on Friday

ANTHONY VENEZIANO NAMED TEXAS LEAGUE PITCHER OF THE WEEK

The Naturals’ starter has been honored for his performance the week of June 6 through June 12.
June 13, 2022

SPRINGDALE, AR – Minor League Baseball announced the Pitcher and Player of the Week honors for each of the respective Player Development Leagues and Naturals’ left-hander Anthony Veneziano was named the Texas League Pitcher of the Week for his performance the week of June 5 through June 12. Veneziano’s recognition

NATURALS TAKE SERIES IN TULSA WITH 7-3 WIN OVER DRILLERS

Four mutli-hit games and strong bullpen effort help Northwest Arkansas claim seires win in Tulsa.
June 12, 2022

TULSA, OK – After falling behind in the first inning, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals scored twice in the second and maintained a lead for the rest of Sunday afternoon’s game, as a 7-3 victory over the Tulsa Drillers at ONEOK Field. Sunday’s win secured the series for the Naturals, club’s

BIG INNING COSTS NATURALS IN 9-4 LOSS TO DRILLERS

Rave homers and Marsh strikes out seven, but Drillers score seven runs in third inning to blow past Naturals.
June 12, 2022

TULSA, OK – A seven-run third inning was too much for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals to overcome Saturday night, as the Tulsa Drillers took the penultimate game of the series, 9-4 at ONEOK Field. Alec Marsh retired six of the first seven he faced and bounced back well after a

EIGHT-RUN SEVENTH PROPELS NATURALS TO 13-4 WIN OVER DRILLERS

Naturals win third straight game in Tulsa, adding late insurance against Drillers.
June 11, 2022

TULSA, OK – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals played back-and-forth with the Tulsa Drillers Friday night and after taking a lead in the sixth inning, scored eight runs in the seventh for a 13-4 win. Making his first career start, left-hander Zack Phillips tied a career-high with 4.0 innings, set a

NATURALS SWEEP DOUBLEHEADER IN TULSA

Naturals scored eight unanswered, Veneziano throws shutout in Game 2 for fourth straight doubleheader sweep.
June 10, 2022

TULSA, OK – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals bounced back after a loss Tuesday and rainout Wednesday to sweep a doubleheader over the Tulsa Drillers Thursday evening, with 5-3 and 3-0 wins at ONEOK Field. After falling behind early 3-0 in the first game, the Naturals scored eight unanswered runs over

NATURALS DROP SERIES OPENER TO DRILLERS IN TULSA

Rave goes 3-for-4 with homer, but Naturals can't overcome strong Drillers pitching effort.
June 7, 2022

TULSA, OK – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals brought the game close in the late innings but dropped the series opener to the Tulsa Drillers Tuesday night, 5-2. Right-hander Noah Murdock made his Double-A debut and struck out six across 5.0 innings of work. Murdock retired the first four batters he

NATURALS DROP SERIES FINALE TO HOOKS

Bradley and Grotjohn homer but Hooks offense outpaces Naturals
June 5, 2022

SPRINGDALE, AR – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals were unable to secure a series split with the Corpus Christi Hooks, dropping Sunday’s series finale 17-4 at Arvest Ballpark, the largest margin of defeat this season. Corpus Christi scored at least two runs in seven of the game’s nine innings, tagging every

MATIAS HOMER WALKS NATURALS OFF OVER HOOKS

Seuly Matias sends Naturals home victorious with 14th walk-off home run in cub history.
June 4, 2022

SPRINGDALE, AR – For the first time in 1,141 days, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals won a game on a walk-off home run, as Seuly Matias connected on a two-run shot in the bottom of the 10th inning to beat the Corpus Christi Hooks, 6-5. After the Hooks scored twice in