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Trash Pandas Eliminated With 3-1 Loss

Rocket City drops two at home to Tennessee to end season
September 23, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas season came to an end on Friday night, lacking the clutch hit they desperately needed in a 3-1 loss to the Tennessee Smokies in Game 3 of the North Division Series at Toyota Field. The Smokies used power pitching to win both games at Toyota

Trash Pandas Ride Home Field Advantage To Playoffs

September 23, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas are the best home team in Minor League Baseball. For the entire 2022 season, they did not lose a home series, winning 10 and splitting two in route to a stellar 49-20 record at Toyota Field. The team credits the support at home to the

Trash Pandas Fall 4-2, Tennessee Evens Series 

Series comes down to decisive Game 3 on Friday night
September 22, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas struggled offensively and were unable to hold a one-run lead in the middle innings, falling 4-2 to the Tennessee Smokies in Game 2 of the North Division Series on Thursday night in the first playoff game in Toyota Field history. With the win, the Smokies

Fast Start Leads Trash Pandas To 9-5 Game 1 Win

Rocket City beats Tennessee on road, can close out series Thursday
September 20, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas took the lead on the game’s second pitch and led from start to finish, holding on at the end for a 9-5 victory over the Tennessee Smokies in Game 1 of the Southern League North Division Series on Tuesday night at Smokies Stadium. With the

Trash Pandas Begin Southern League Playoffs 

Trash Pandas battle Smokies in best-of-three Division Series
September 19, 2022

Let’s Ride! The Rocket City Trash Pandas are playoff bound for the first time in franchise history. The Trash Pandas will begin the Southern League playoffs this week, meeting the Tennessee Smokies in the best-of-three North Division Series. Throughout the 2022 season, the support of Trash Panda Nation has been

Brett Kerry Earns Second Pitcher of the Week Award 

Rocket City pitcher starter earns final Southern League weekly award
September 19, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas are proud to announce that pitcher Brett Kerry has been named Southern League Pitcher of the Week for the period ending on Sunday, September 18, the final week of the regular season. The weekly honor bookends a strong season for Kerry, who previously won the

Zach Neto Cherishes The Moments In Pro Debut

September 18, 2022

In a span of 11 weeks, Zach Neto has been a member of the Campbell Fighting Camels, the Tri-City Dust Devils, and the Rocket City Trash Pandas. Needless to say, it’s been a whirlwind for the 21-year-old. Over the summer, his life changed. He left Campbell University as one of

Beer & Wine Fest Returns To Toyota Field On October 22

More than 100 selections available at Trash Pandas Beer & Wine Festival
September 9, 2022

The Beer & Wine Festival is back at Toyota Field on Saturday, October 22. Over 100 beer, wine, and spirit selections will be available for unlimited sampling for guests ages 21 and older. CLICK HERE TO GET TICKETS TO THE BEER & WINE FESTIVAL Special packages are available in advance

Rocket City Trash Pandas Reveal 2023 Schedule

Season Begins at Toyota Field on April 6 vs. Chattanooga
September 7, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas are thrilled to announce the schedule for the 2023 Southern League season. The third season in Trash Pandas history will begin at home for the first time, with Opening Night at Toyota Field scheduled for Thursday, April 6 against the Chattanooga Lookouts. CLICK HERE FOR

Logan O'Hoppe Builds Foundation For Success Behind The Plate

September 2, 2022

On August 3, Logan O’Hoppe was enjoying a meal with family and friends. By the time he sat down for a late lunch with family and friends around 3:30, he’d already caught a game behind the plate for the Reading Fightin Phils and was excited to enjoy a nice Italian

Kolton Ingram Takes The Lead As Bullpen Ace

September 6, 2022

Trash Pandas reliever Kolton Ingram’s been on a winding road for the early part of his professional baseball career. Originally a 37th round draft pick of the Detroit Tigers in 2019, his career was derailed by the pandemic in 2020 before winding up with the Angels heading into the 2021

Livan Soto Promoted To Angels For MLB Debut 

Trash Pandas leader in hits and runs earns his call to the show
September 17, 2022

On Saturday, the Los Angeles Angels announced that infielder Livan Soto, a star in the 2022 Rocket City Trash Pandas lineup and one of the top players in the Southern League, has been promoted to join the Angels for his MLB debut. Soto becomes the 16th former Trash Pandas player

Tickets For North Alabama vs. Jacksonville State Football Game Now On Sale

Game is set for Saturday, October 15th at Toyota Field
July 18, 2022

BUY TICKETS HERE MADISON, Alabama – Single-game tickets for the University of North Alabama's historic football meeting with Jacksonville State on October 15 at Toyota Field go on sale today to the general public. Tickets can be purchased online at, over the phone at (256) 325-1403 ext.1, or at

Trash Pandas To Host Military Tribute Night, Donut 5K Challenge 

USA Patriots Softball Game set for September 10, Donut 5K Challenge on September 24
August 1, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas today announced details for two events taking place at Toyota Field in September, the Military Tribute Night on Saturday, September 10, and the Rocket City Trash Pandas Donut 5K Challenge on Saturday, September 24 The Military Tribute Night on September 10 will be a celebration

Trash Pandas Finish Regular Season With 9-2 Loss

Rocket City wraps up 2022 regular season with 81-57 record
September 18, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas ended an incredible 2022 regular season with a 9-2 loss to Birmingham Barons in front of a crowd of 5,052 in the finale of their six-game series at Toyota Field on Sunday afternoon. Despite the loss, the Trash Pandas end the season as the first

Trash Pandas Pitching Silences Barons In 1-0 Win

Kerry, three relievers combine for 16 strikeouts in shutout victory
September 17, 2022

Four Rocket City Trash Pandas pitchers combined on a two-hit shutout, dominating on the mound for a 1-0 victory over the Birmingham Barons on Saturday night in front of an energetic crowd of 6,374 at Toyota Field. Making his final start of the regular season, Brett Kerry was dominant. He

Trash Pandas Secure 80th Win With 2-1 Victory

Stellar start from Erla paces win over Birmingham
September 16, 2022

MADISON, Alabama – Behind a terrific pitching performance led by starter Mason Erla, the Rocket City Trash Pandas defeated the Birmingham Barons 2-1 in front of an electric crowd of 6,002 on Friday night at Toyota Field. The win is the Trash Pandas’ 80th of the season and moves them

Trash Pandas Clinch Second Half Title With 5-2 Win 

Silseth stars in victory over Birmingham
September 15, 2022

The stars shined brightest at Toyota Field on Thursday night, as the Rocket City Trash Pandas clinched the second half North Division title with a 5-2 win over the Birmingham Barons. The win gives the Trash Pandas both the first and second half title in the North Division, and the

Preston Palmeiro Forges His Own Path 

July 26, 2022

Preston Palmeiro is only trying to be himself. No more. No less. With his last name already etched in baseball history, that is the only approach that Palmeiro can take on his path to the big leagues. His father, Rafael Palmeiro, finished a two-decade Major League career as one of

Trash Pandas Storm Past Barons 12-6

Bachman earns first professional win in longest start
September 14, 2022

MADISON, Alabama – The Rocket City Trash Pandas broke a close game open with a seven-run bottom of the fifth inning, using a persistent plate presence and a solid start on the mound to defeat the Birmingham Barons 12-6 in the second game of their six-game series on Wednesday night

Trash Pandas Homestand Highlights: September 13-18

Trash Pandas host Barons in last regular season home series
September 8, 2022

The playoff-bound Rocket City Trash Pandas return to Toyota Field next week for their final homestand of the regular season, hosting the Birmingham Barons, Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, from Tuesday, September 13 through Sunday, September 18. The series against their Alabama rivals will feature a number of

Trash Pandas Drop Opener To Barons 5-2

Bush allows three home runs in loss
September 14, 2022

A persistent Birmingham Barons offensive attack was too much to handle for the Rocket City Trash Pandas on Tuesday night, as they dropped the opener of their final home series of the regular season 5-2 at Toyota Field. Making his 21st start of the regular season, Rocket City southpaw Ky