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Sod Poodles to Host National Anthem Auditions

Performances Will be Heard on Saturday, March 2nd
February 15, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (Feb. 15, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles will be hosting public auditions for national anthem performances for the 2024 season on Saturday, March 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at HODGETOWN. Soloists, duets, and trios are invited to audition for "The Star-Spangled Banner" or "God Bless

Sod Poodles, City Federal Credit Union Unveil Fiesta Deck

February 13, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (Feb. 13, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles and City Federal Credit Union are excited to unveil the City Federal Fiesta Deck at HODGETOWN. This brand-new hospitality and group area is attached to the first base side of the suite level and will add a covered, exclusive option

Concessions Fundraising Program Open For 2024 Season

February 8, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (Feb. 8, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles and Diamond Creations, the team’s food and beverage service provider, are excited to open the Concessions Fundraising Program for the 2024 season. The initiative offers a unique fundraising opportunity for non-profit groups through concession stand sales at HODGETOWN. Non-profit or

Single-Game Tickets On Sale Now

Sod Poodles Begin Texas League Title Defense on April 5th
February 6, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (Feb. 6, 2024) – Single-game tickets for the 2024 Amarillo Sod Poodles season are officially on sale now. The defending Texas League Champions will begin the campaign at HODGETOWN on Friday, April 5 when they host the visiting San Antonio Missions (Double-A, San Diego Padres) for a three-game

Sod Poodles Release 2024 Promo Schedule 

Fireworks, Giveaways, Specialty Nights, and Celebrity Appearances Highlight Summer at HODGETOWN
February 5, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (Feb. 5, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles, defending Texas League Champions, and Double-A affiliate of the National League Champions, the Arizona Diamondbacks, are excited to announce the Promotional Schedule for the 2024 season. The Sod Poodles will begin the new season against the San Antonio Missions on

Sod Poodles, VisuaLED Announce Major Addition to HODGETOWN

The Amarillo Sod Poodles to Add Brand-New Digital Ribbon to Suite Level
January 17, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (January 17, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles are excited to announce a brand-new addition to HODGETOWN beginning with the 2024 season. A high-tech, digital LED ribbon board will be added just below the suite level of the stadium, replacing the existing static signage that has been in

Tim Bogar Named Sod Poodles Manager 

Three-Time Manager of the Year to Lead Reigning Texas League Champions
January 8, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (January 8, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles, in conjunction with the Arizona Diamondbacks Player Development Staff are excited to announce the on-field staff for the 2024 season. Tim Bogar, a three-time Minor League Manager of the Year has been named the third manager in Sod Poodles franchise

Christmas In The Sky Returns to HODGETOWN

Regions Largest Christmas Fireworks Celebration Returns for Third Year
December 6, 2023

AMARILLO, Texas – Fairly Group and The OccuNet Company are excited to extend a warm invitation to all Amarilloans to join them for the region's largest Christmas celebration at HODGETOWN, home of the Amarillo Sod Poodles. The third annual ‘Christmas In The Sky Celebration’ will occur on Friday, December 15,

Amarillo Sod Poodles Named 2023 MiLB Organization of the Year

November 8, 2023

LAS VEGAS -- Minor League Baseball announced the 2023 winners of the Organization of the Year Award, Executive of the Year Award, Future Star Award and the CommUNITY Champion Award. Nominees from each league were selected by their peers and were candidates for the overall awards. ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR

Sod Poodles Win Texas League Championship

Second Championship For Amarillo in Four Seasons
September 28, 2023

Amarillo, Texas (September 27, 2023) – For the second time in four seasons of playing baseball in Amarillo, the Sod Poodles are Texas League Champions. The Sod Poodles beat the Arkansas Travelers 9-1 on Wednesday night to secure the first championship at HODGETOWN. The Sod Poodles jumped out early in

Roberts, Lawlar, Bliss Named Texas League Postseason All-Stars

Trio of Sod Poodles Named Texas League Post-Season All-Stars
September 26, 2023

San Antonio, Texas (September 26, 2023) – Earlier today, Major League Baseball announced full Texas League Postseason All-Stars. Votes were cast by all 10 Texas League Managers with the final decisions determined by the Commissioner’s Office. Caleb Roberts was named an All-Star as an outfielder, Jordan Lawlar was named the

Sod Poodles Drop Game Two, Face Travs in Winner-Take-All Game 144

The 2023 Season All Comes Down to Wednesday in Winner-Take-All Showdown
September 27, 2023

Amarillo, Texas (September 26, 2023) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles returned to HODGETOWN for Game 2 of the Texas League Championship Series against the Arkansas Travelers. After a back-and-forth affair that saw the Sod Poodles erase a four-run deficit, the Arkansas Travelers forced a winner-take-all game three of the Texas

Kings of the South: Sod Poodles Head to Texas League Championship

Sod Poodles Punch Ticket to Texas League Championship
September 23, 2023

San Antonio, Texas (September 22, 2023) – Behind a brilliant night on the mound by the pitching staff and timely hits by the offense, the 2023 Amarillo Sod Poodles will play for the Texas League Championship. The Sod Poodles earned a 6-3 win in the decisive game three of the

Sod Poodles Force Game Three, Even Series Behind 7-4 Win

Sod Poodles Keep Season Alive
September 22, 2023

San Antonio, Texas (September 21, 2023) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles forced a winner-take-all game three of the Texas League South Division Championship Series on Thursday night in San Antonio. The Sod Poodles jumped out to a six-run lead and were able to fend off a late-inning rally by the

Game of the Year Ends in 12-11 Extra Innings Defeat for Amarillo

Teams Combine for 10 Home Runs, 23 Runs, and 31 Hits to Start Playoffs
September 20, 2023

Amarillo, Texas (September 19, 2023) – Game one of the Texas League South Division Championship Series was one for the ages at HODGETOWN. After battling back from down five, the Sod Poodles tied the game in the sixth, traded runs late, and were on the short end of nine combined

Sod Poodles Head Into Postseason With 11-5 Win

Robinson Has Back-to-Back Games With a Home Run
September 18, 2023

Amarillo, Texas (September 17, 2023) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles finished the 2023 regular season with an 11-5 victory over the Frisco RoughRiders on Sunday afternoon. Amarillo powered their way to the win behind 15 hits including six from the bottom three hitters in the lineup. Frisco jumped out to

Amarillo Takes Late Lead, Frisco Scores Last to Win 4-3

Kristian Robinson Hits First Double-A Homer
September 17, 2023

Amarillo, Texas (September 16, 2023) – Amarillo battled back to take a lead in the bottom of eight but couldn't hold off a later Frisco rally as they fell to the RoughRiders 4-3 on Friday night. Frisco struck first with a walk, double, and a sacrifice fly in the top

Sod Poodles Announce Dave Elmore Sod Poodles Foundation

Foundation Will Help to Honor Late Sod Poodles Owner in Charitable Activities Throughout the Panhandle
September 16, 2023

Amarillo, Texas (September 16, 2023) – Today, the Amarillo Sod Poodles have announced the launch of the Dave Elmore Sod Poodles Foundation. The foundation will seek to provide awareness, support, and engage in charitable activities serving three main focuses: First, to support youth sports; Second, to support Amarilloians in need

Sod Poodles Score Final Four, Last on Walk-Off Balk

Rain Couldn't Cool Off Sod Poodles Hot Bats Late
September 16, 2023

Amarillo, Texas (September 15, 2023) – Trailing entering the final two innings, Mother Nature and the Sod Poodles offense started to pour it on at HODGETOWN on Friday night. A late rally by the Sod Poodles helped erase a three-run deficit and helped Amarillo to take a 3-1 series lead

Beer Plates Two, Lin Spins Quality Start to Beat Frisco 2-1

Sod Poodles Earn 75th Win of the Season
September 15, 2023

Amarillo, Texas (September 14, 2023) – Amarillo earned their 75th victory of the season behind a quality start from Amarillo left-hander Yu-Min Lin. Lin Matched his career-high for innings while Seth Beer delivered the only two runs Amarillo would need to take down the RoughRiders on Thursday night. Scoreless through

De Los Santos Homers for Lone Sod Poodles Run on Wednesday

D-backs no. 4-rated Prospect Picks Up 19th Homer of the Season
September 14, 2023

Amarillo, Texas (September 13, 2023) – The Sod Poodles dropped game two of the final regular season series of the year by a score of 10-1 to the Frisco RoughRiders. The teams traded runs in the first inning before Amarillo was kept off the scoreboard over the final eight innings.

Sod Poodles Playoff Tickets on Sale Now

Sod Poodles Back in Playoffs for First Time Since Winning Texas League Championship in 2019
September 13, 2023

Amarillo, Texas (September 13, 2023) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles officially punched their ticket to the Texas League Playoffs by winning the South Division's second half with their 2-1 win over the Frisco RoughRiders last night. Amarillo will face the San Antonio Missions in the Texas League South Division Championship

Pitchers Blank Travs, Tawa Delivers Game-Winning RBI

Sod Poodles Magic Number Down to 6
September 8, 2023

Little Rock, Arkansas (September 7, 2023) – For the second time in three games to begin the series, Amarillo pitchers held the Arkansas hitters to just three hits. Scoreless into the top of the seventh, Tim Tawa delivered the game-winning RBI as the Sod Poodles blanked the Travs 1-0 on

Jordan Lawlar Set to Make MLB Debut

D-backs' Top Rated Prospect, No. 10 in Baseball Gets the Call
September 7, 2023

Amarillo, Texas (September 7, 2023) – Today, the Arizona Diamondbacks selected the contract of Jordan Lawlar from Triple-A Reno. The D-backs’ top-rated prospect is scheduled to make his MLB debut tonight during the team’s opening game of a four-game road trip in Chicago against the Cubs. Lawlar is currently ranked

Amarillo Drops Game Two in Arkansas

Sod Poodles Magic Number at 7
September 7, 2023

Little Rock, Arkansas (September 6, 2023) – The Sod Poodles fell into an early deficit and were unable to climb back as the Arkansas Travelers secured the 15-3 game-two win in Little Rock. Amarillo was paced by four players who each recorded multi-hit efforts to go along with 14 strikeouts