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Blue Wahoos' Johnston Earns Marlins Top MiLB Award; Pensacola's McCants Repeat Service Winner 

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When elevated a year ago, former Blue Wahoos first baseman Troy Johnston struggled during the final month of the season with the Triple-A Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. He spent the offseason working to ensure the next chance became successful. It led him to become the 2023 Marlins Minor League Player of

Blue Wahoos' Season Ends in 10-3 Loss; Smokies Win Southern League Championship

September 26, 2023

Pensacola, Fla. – The Blue Wahoos' acclaim-filled 2023 season, which included several club records, ended Tuesday one last feat short of complete. Unable to contain the Tennessee Smokies' power-laden lineup, Pensacola’s quest to repeat as Southern League champions was dashed in the Smokies' 10-3 win to sweep the short series

Johnston, Monteverde, Yan Named Southern League All-Stars; Randel Named Manager of the Year

September 26, 2023

PENSACOLA, FL – Three Pensacola Blue Wahoos players were recognized for their outstanding 2023 seasons on Tuesday, as Troy Johnston, Patrick Monteverde and Jefry Yan were named to the Southern League All-Star Team. Blue Wahoos manager Kevin Randel was recognized by his peers as the Southern League Manager of the

After Game 1 Loss, Blue Wahoos Seek To Repeat Past In Championship Series

September 24, 2023

After Sunday’s opening-game loss, the Blue Wahoos now hope to repeat their comeback from a year ago in the Southern League Championship Series. But it’s going to take another impressive turnaround. The Tennessee Smokies produced a quick knockout in Game One, scoring eight runs in the first three innings, including

Early Deficit Too Large as Wahoos Drop Game One of SLCS

September 24, 2023

Kodak, Tenn. – The Pensacola Blue Wahoos dug themselves an early hole in Game One of the best-of-three Southern League Championship Series on Sunday evening, falling 8-4 to the Tennessee Smokies. The Blue Wahoos will return to Pensacola, needing a win in Game Two on Tuesday night to keep their

Monteverde Dazzles as Blue Wahoos Advance to SLCS

September 21, 2023

Pensacola, Fla. – The explosion of joy, from the Blue Wahoos dugout to the party on the mound, reflected pure exhilaration. With their fans standing and celebrating, Pensacola did it again, reaching the Southern League Championship Series with a 5-1 victory Thursday night against the Montgomery Biscuits at Blue Wahoos

With Hostetler's Bombs, Blue Wahoos Continue Record HR Season In Playoff Win 

September 19, 2023

No team in Blue Wahoos history blasted more home runs in a single-season than this edition. The bomb brigade has carried right into post-season. Leading the way, first baseman Bennett Hostetler, who produced a career memory Tuesday night by hitting two home runs and scored three runs as the Blue

Hostetler's Homers Lift Wahoos to 5-2 Series-Opening Win

September 19, 2023

Montgomery, Ala. – Bennett Hostetler went 3-for-5 with a double and two home runs as the Pensacola Blue Wahoos opened up the Southern League Division Series with a 5-2 win over the Montgomery Biscuits on Tuesday night. The Blue Wahoos return to Pensacola needing just one more win to advance

Blue Wahoos Investor Derrick Brooks Surprises, Wows Pensacola School With Gifts 

September 19, 2023

Many of the grateful school children at O.J. Semmes Elementary School, all clutching surprise gifts, waited in line to meet Derrick Brooks. Some were holding a paper drawing with thank you message or a special poem. Others just wanted to give him a hug. A poignant scene recently unfolded inside

Playoff-Bound Blue Wahoos Cap Regular Season with 6-3 Win

September 17, 2023

Pensacola, Fla. – On a day complete with a military honor, the Blue Wahoos could not have choreographed a better way to end the final Sunday of their regular season. The skies had cleared. The team had just produced a seventh-inning rally. The Blue Angels buzzed above the ballpark in

Bermúdez Brilliant in 3-0 Shutout Win

September 16, 2023

Pensacola, Fla. – His well-traveled professional career has taken Blue Wahoos pitcher Jonathan Bermúdez across the country with three different organizations, pitching in more than 100 games. He provided great reason to always remember the one Saturday night. The 27-year-old lefthander from Puerto Rico worked a career-long seven complete innings,

Late Rally Not Enough as Wahoos Fall 5-4

September 16, 2023

Pensacola, Fla. – Pregame rain returned Friday, continuing a week-long trend, thinning the crowd and delaying the Blue Wahoos game by nearly two hours on consecutive days. The glum scenario has carried into a post-game feeling as well. After trimming a 5-1 deficit with an eighth-inning rally, the Blue Wahoos

Early Deficit Swallows Wahoos in 8-2 Loss

September 14, 2023

Pensacola, Fla. – The first inning breezed quickly for Blue Wahoos pitcher Patrick Monteverde, resembling so many of his previous starts this season. But he will quickly want to forget the rest. After suddenly struggling with his pitch command, a leadoff homer in the second inning was followed by three

Buxton Debuts, Banfield Homers in 3-2 Wahoos Win

September 13, 2023

Pensacola, Fla. – The Blue Wahoos’ latest new pitcher shined on Wednesday. And another team feat was attained. In his Double-A debut, Ike Buxton set an early tone by throwing four scoreless innings, while allowing just one hit, then Pensacola’s bullpen sealed a 3-2 victory against the Mississippi Braves at

Wahoos Fall in Extras Despite Sánchez's Awaited Return

September 12, 2023

Pensacola, Fla. – Sixto Sánchez bounded out of the Blue Wahoos dugout and leaped on the mound. Just being in a game again meant a lot. Pitching against an opponent for the first time in three seasons, Sánchez used a two-strikeout, scoreless first inning Tuesday as a first step toward

Blue Wahoos Continue Attaining Feats As Season Ends, Playoffs Await

September 12, 2023

The Blue Wahoos will end another superlative-filled, regular-season on Sunday before chasing a chance to repeat as Southern League champions. They began a homestand Tuesday at Blue Wahoos Stadium against the Mississippi Braves on a seven-game win streak, highlighted by a week-long, six-game road sweep of the Rocket City Trash

Blue Wahoos Complete Sweep of Rocket City, Win Seventh Straight

September 10, 2023

Madison, Ala. – The Pensacola Blue Wahoos wrapped an historic road schedule with yet another win on Sunday afternoon, beating the Rocket City Trash Pandas 9-5 to complete a six-game sweep and extend their winning streak to seven games. With a week of home games remaining before playoffs begin, the

Wahoos' Sixth in a Row is Milestone Win for Randel

September 9, 2023

Madison, Ala.– The Pensacola Blue Wahoos won their sixth straight game on Saturday night, 6-1 over the Rocket City Trash Pandas, and gave manager Kevin Randel a piece of history. Randel, wrapping up his third season at the helm of the Blue Wahoos, became just the second manager in franchise

Home Run Barrage Helps Wahoos Win Fifth Straight

September 8, 2023

Madison, Ala.– The Pensacola Blue Wahoos won their fifth game in a row on Friday night, overcoming an early deficit to beat the Rocket City Trash Pandas 8-4. A night after scoring all 11 of their runs on four homers, Pensacola's first six runs came on three long balls. Before

Blue Wahoos Blast Rocket City in 11-4 Victory

September 7, 2023

Madison, Ala.– The Pensacola Blue Wahoos launched four home runs, including a pair of milestone shots, in an 11-4 victory over the Rocket City Trash Pandas on Thursday night. Josh Zamora's three-run blast in the second inning was his first Double-A homer, and Jake Thompson followed suit with a game-breaking

Palacios Pitches Gem in Pensacola's 1-0 Win

September 6, 2023

Madison, Ala.– Luis Palacios was masterful in a matinee performance, twirling 8.0 scoreless innings as the Pensacola Blue Wahoos defeated the Rocket City Trash Pandas 1-0 in a combined three-hit shutout on Wednesday afternoon. Palacios (W, 9-7) became the first Pensacola pitcher since 2019 to complete 8.0 innings, and did

McIntosh's Late Homer Leads Pensacola Past Trash Pandas

September 5, 2023

Madison, Ala.– Paul McIntosh hit a go-ahead ninth-inning homer as the Pensacola Blue Wahoos opened up their final regular season road series with a 3-2 win over the Rocket City Trash Pandas on Tuesday night. Deadlocked in a 2-2 tie from the fourth inning on, the Pensacola designated hitter mashed

Wahoos Wait Out Rain, Beat Lookouts 5-3

September 3, 2023

Pensacola, Fla.– A long day and tough week ended in a gratifying way for the Blue Wahoos. After the start of Sunday’s game at Blue Wahoos Stadium was pushed back nearly two and a half hours, the Blue Wahoos jumped to an early lead, then had their bullpen hold under

Bermúdez Sharp, but Late Error Sinks Wahoos in 3-2 Loss

September 2, 2023

Pensacola, Fla.– Another 20-year-old rising star shined on the mound Saturday at Blue Wahoos Stadium. This time, however, it was an opposing pitcher. Chase Petty, one of the Cincinnati Reds’ top prospects, dazzled in his Double-A debut, setting a tone on a pitchers’ night for both teams as the Chattanooga

Mesa's Walk-off Homer Sends Wahoos to 6-4 Win

September 1, 2023

Pensacola, Fla.– Victor Mesa Jr. has enjoyed a flair for dramatics at Blue Wahoos Stadium. The centerfielder did it again in a big way Friday night following a lengthy rain delay and tied game, blasting a towering, 2-out, 2-run, walk-off home run over the right field wall to lift the