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Rocket City Finishes Series Strong, Defeat Smokies 6-1

Trash Pandas offense recorded 12 hits as a team
6:22 PM EDT

MADISON, ALABAMA – The Rocket City Trash Pandas closed the week on the right foot, securing a 6-1 victory over the Tennessee Smokies on Sunday. The bottom of the Rocket City, including catcher Tyler Payne and infielders Mac McCroskey and Arol Vera, combined to go 6-12 with a double and

Former Trash Pandas Pitcher Zac Kristofak Called Up To Angels 

26-year-old right hander set to make MLB debut after spending 2023 in Rocket City
2:28 PM EDT

MADISON, Alabama – The Los Angeles have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher, Zac Kristofak, who was a member of the Trash Pandas during the 2023 season. He will become the 28th former Rocket City player to make his MLB debut (27th for the Angels) and first in 2024 after

Trash Pandas Homestand Highlights: April 23-28

First t-shirt giveaway, two fireworks shows, and Big Ol’ Ballpark Fair highlight the second homestand of 2024
April 18, 2024

MADISON, Alabama – The Trash Pandas return home on Tuesday for their second homestand of the season. The final four games of the series (April 25-28) will overlap with the Big Ol’ Ballpark Fair to create an exciting atmosphere in and around Toyota Field. All details about the Fair can

Sam Brown: A Force On The Field

First-year pro turning heads on both sides of the ball
April 24, 2024

On a Rocket City team filled with experience, it’s ironically been one of the newer Trash Pandas who has been the only player to play in every game during the first weeks of the season. Trash Pandas infielder Sam Brown made not only his Double-A debut, but professional debut on

Big Ol' Ballpark Fair Back at Toyota Field from April 25 to May 5

Trash Pandas home games will take place during first four days of the fair
March 18, 2024

MADISON, Alabama – The Big Ol’ Ballpark Fair returns to town starting next week and will cross over with four Rocket City Trash Pandas baseball games on April 25-28. Free designated Big Ol’ Ballpark Fair parking for April 25-28 will be located at Hexagon on Intergraph Way in Madison, less

What's New at Toyota Field in 2024

New digital features, frozen yogurt stand and beverage options headline new features for 2024 season.
March 27, 2024

MADISON, Alabama – The Trash Pandas are excited to reveal all the new additions headed to Toyota Field for the 2024 season prior to the team's home opener on Tuesday, April 9, Including new drink stations, food items and exciting ballpark features. The Trash Pandas have a new concession stand

Trash Pandas reveal 2024 Opening Day Roster

Manager Andy Schatzley returns for his third season with roster that includes the top four Angels prospects.
April 2, 2024

MADISON, Alabama- The Rocket City Trash Pandas are proud to reveal their preliminary roster for the 2024 season. Beginning their fourth season in franchise history, the Trash Pandas are set to open the year on Friday, April 5 against the Tennessee Smokies (AA-Chicago Cubs). On the coaching side, the Trash

Opening Week Homestand Highlights

The Trash Pandas begin their fourth season of baseball in Rocket City from April 9-14
April 1, 2024

MADISON, Alabama – Don’t miss the fourth season of Trash Pandas baseball! Following the Trash Pandas three game series against the Tennessee Smokies, the team will return home to host the Birmingham Barons (Double-A, Chicago White Sox) and here’s what to expect! Tuesday, April 9- Trash Pandas vs. Birmingham Barons

Bobbleheads, Giveaways, and Special Appearances Set for 2024 Season

Over 20 Dates will feature Promotional Giveaways & Special Appearances
February 1, 2024

MADISON, Ala. – The Rocket City Trash Pandas promotional calendar is filled with over 20 dates which feature promotional giveaways at the Pepsi Gates and special meet-and-greet opportunities during the games. “The fans have spoken!” bellowed Ricky Fernandez, the Trash Pandas Director of Marketing & Promotions. “Our promotions are really

Trash Pandas Announce New Radio Broadcast Partnership

WZZN-97.7 FM-2 to Broadcast all 138 Trash Pandas Games
March 6, 2024

MADISON, Alabama – The Rocket City Trash Pandas have a new radio home on the all-new Talk Radio WZZN on 97.7-HD2 providing fans an audio-only option to follow the action. Coverage begins when the Trash Pandas kick off their 2024 campaign with a road matchup against the Tennessee Smokes (Double-A

Dog Days Return to Toyota Field for 2024 Season

Fans can bring their four-legged friends to each Wednesday night game
March 1, 2024

MADISON, Alabama – The Rocket City Trash Pandas are bringing back Dog Days the 2024 season with a new addition to the promotion. Starting this year, fans can have their dogs with them in reserved box seats in Sections 1 and 2. Nine total Wednesday night Dog Days are scheduled

Trash Pandas in Tempe: Spring Breakout Game Edition

Seven Former Trash Pandas appear in inaugural Spring Breakout game
March 18, 2024

The Los Angeles Angels played in their first Spring Breakout Game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Both rosters featured the teams’ top prospects with the Angels carrying nine former Trash Pandas. Of those players, seven appeared in the game as pitcher Bryce Osmond and outfielder David Calabrese, both 2023 Trash

Trash Pandas in Tempe: Spring Training Roundup Week 2

Six former Trash Pandas made some noise in spring training.
March 9, 2024

After starting week two of spring training on a winning streak, the Los Angeles Angels struggled heading into Friday where they were able to bounce back with a win over the Colorado Rockies. With eight games played since the last edition, here's some former Trash Pandas who’ve shined in week

Trash Pandas Announce 2024 Coaching Staff

Andy Schatzley returns for third season as manager
February 16, 2024

MADISON, Alabama – The Rocket City Trash Pandas, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Angels, have announced their on-field coaching staff ahead of the 2024 season at Toyota Field. The full coaching staff for the Trash Pandas includes: -Manager: Andy Schatzley (3rd season in Rocket City) -Coach: Dann Bilardello (3rd

Trash Pandas Announce Full 2024 Promotional Calendar

Giveaways, theme nights, fireworks, group outings, and more await for fans of all ages
February 6, 2024

MADISON, Alabama – The Rocket City Trash Pandas have released their promotions schedule ahead of the 2024 season at Toyota Field. By the numbers, there will be 27 postgame fireworks shows, 17 gate giveaways, 9 themed ticket packages, 9 Dog Days (plus one Cat Night), 6 specialty jersey auctions, 5

Specialty Theme Jersey Fundraisers and Collection Dates Announced for 2024

Trash Pandas Announce Fundraisers, Donations Drive and more Community Programs
January 30, 2024

MADISON, Ala. – The Rocket City Trash Pandas will host six specialty jersey fundraisers, five donation drives, and additional community outreach nights to benefit local non-profit organizations during the 2024 season at Toyota Field. “Game worn specialty jersey auctions encompass so much of what the Trash Pandas organization strives for,”

Trash Pandas Unveil 2024 Theme Night Packages

Fans can score limited edition collectibles at select home games
January 29, 2024

MADISON, Alabama – The Rocket City Trash Pandas have put together an exciting lineup of theme ticket packages ahead of their fourth season of baseball at Toyota Field. Each one includes a reserved box seat ticket, plus a special collectible item. “When we host theme nights at Trash Pandas games,

Trash Pandas Launch Wedding Giveaway and 2024 Weekly Promotions

One lucky couple will have their big day at Toyota Field, and nightly fan favorites make their return
January 31, 2024

MADISON, Alabama – The Rocket City Trash Pandas have begun an extraordinary promotion for the 2024 campaign, where a lucky couple will win a special Wedding Giveaway. Now available for entry, fans can submit a form detailing why they should be selected for a wedding to take place during the

Trash Pandas Foundation Launch Color The Can Contest

Grand Prize Winner’s Design will be featured on Cash Can Fundraiser
January 31, 2024

MADISON, Alabama – The Rocket City Trash Pandas Foundation has launched the Color the Can contest. The contest details and submission form is available online at Kids ages 3 to 12 are invited to submit a fun and creative design for this season’s Cash Can. The Cash Can is

Tickets Now On Sale for Alabama vs. Belmont at Toyota Field

The Crimson Tide take on the Bruins on March 26th
January 10, 2024

MADISON, Alabama – The Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team will take on the Belmont Bruins at Toyota Field on Tuesday, March 26th and tickets are on sale now to the general public. First pitch is set for 6:05 P.M. and all gates will open at 4:30 P.M. Tickets start at

Trash Pandas Hosting 2024 Job Fair on February 3rd

Fourth annual hiring event will start at 10 a.m. at Toyota Field
January 17, 2024

MADISON, Alabama – The Rocket City Trash Pandas are hiring! Ahead of the fourth season of baseball in 2024, the team will be hosting a job fair at Toyota Field on Saturday, February 3, beginning at 10 a.m. The Trash Pandas are looking for people with strong energy, passion, and

Sprocket to Deliver Panda-Grams for Valentine's Day

Trash Pandas mascot available to deliver gifts once again in 2024
January 23, 2024

MADISON, Alabama – Valentine’s Day is on the horizon and the Rocket City Trash Pandas are spreading love around North Alabama with help from the most meteoric mascot in sports, Sprocket! For the second consecutive year, the Trash Pandas are giving fans the opportunity to surprise that special someone with