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  • 95 year old Grandpa Bell goes for world record

    95 year old Grandpa Bell goes for world record

  • 8 year old Dakota Redman continues to improve her golf game

    8 year old Dakota Redman continues to improve her golf game

  • Bader Homers in Third-Straight Game in 7-4 Redbirds Win

    Bader Homers in Third-Straight Game in 7-4 Redbirds Win

    Thursday, July 6 2017 11:48 PM EDT2017-07-07 03:48:26 GMT

    Redbirds Sweep Express, Have Won Four-Straight and Eight of Nine                                                        

    Redbirds Sweep Express, Have Won Four-Straight and Eight of Nine                                                        

  • Redbirds Roll Past Round Rock, 6-4

    Redbirds Roll Past Round Rock, 6-4

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-07-06 03:44:56 GMT
    ROUND ROCK, Texas – An early flurry gave the Memphis Redbirds enough of an edge to hold off a late Round Rock Express (Rangers) rally in a 6-4 victory on Wednesday night at Dell Diamond. Memphis (53-32) has now won seven of its last eight contests, surging to a season-best 21 games over .500 and continuing the best start in franchise history. The triumph also assured the Redbirds of a series victory, as they improved to 10-0-8 in their last 18 series and 11-2-9 in s...
    ROUND ROCK, Texas – An early flurry gave the Memphis Redbirds enough of an edge to hold off a late Round Rock Express (Rangers) rally in a 6-4 victory on Wednesday night at Dell Diamond. Memphis (53-32) has now won seven of its last eight contests, surging to a season-best 21 games over .500 and continuing the best start in franchise history. The triumph also assured the Redbirds of a series victory, as they improved to 10-0-8 in their last 18 series and 11-2-9 in s...
  • Overcoming adversity

    Overcoming adversity

    Allie Scott has a prosthetic leg but that doesn't prevent her from competing in favorite sport, tennis.

    Allie Scott has a prosthetic leg but that doesn't prevent her from competing in favorite sport, tennis.

  • Bader makes spectacular catch for Redbirds

    Bader makes spectacular catch for Redbirds

  • Oklahoma City Tops Memphis, 3-2

    Oklahoma City Tops Memphis, 3-2

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-06-28 03:59:01 GMT

    Redbirds Have Lost Three-Straight Games for First Time in Two Months                                                                                                                     

    Redbirds Have Lost Three-Straight Games for First Time in Two Months                                                                                                                     

  • Wisdom Drives in Four in Redbirds 8-4 Triumph

    Wisdom Drives in Four in Redbirds 8-4 Triumph

    Friday, June 23 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-06-24 03:50:14 GMT
    OMAHA, Nebraska – A quick start and a big blast from Patrick Wisdom sent the Memphis Redbirds to an 8-4 victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals) on Friday night at Werner Park. Memphis (45-28) matched its season-high by moving 17 games over .500, continuing their best mark since 2010. Additionally, the Redbirds grew their division lead to 9.0 games, the largest gap of the season. The ‘Birds started quickly, plating a pair of runs in the first and ...
    OMAHA, Nebraska – A quick start and a big blast from Patrick Wisdom sent the Memphis Redbirds to an 8-4 victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals) on Friday night at Werner Park. Memphis (45-28) matched its season-high by moving 17 games over .500, continuing their best mark since 2010. Additionally, the Redbirds grew their division lead to 9.0 games, the largest gap of the season. The ‘Birds started quickly, plating a pair of runs in the first and ...
  • Malik Monk arrives in Charlotte

    Malik Monk arrives in Charlotte

  • Malik Monk watch party: Live at 6:30 from Lepanto

    Malik Monk watch party: Live at 6:30 from Lepanto

  • Malik Monk Watch Party: Live at 6 from Lepanto

    Malik Monk Watch Party: Live at 6 from Lepanto

  • Malik Monk watch party from Lepanto

    Malik Monk watch party from Lepanto

  • Memphis Fires on All Cylinders in 8-3 Win

    Memphis Fires on All Cylinders in 8-3 Win

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 11:33 PM EDT2017-06-21 03:33:19 GMT
    ROUND ROCK, Texas – Behind 7.0 shutout innings from Mike Mayers and 16 hits from the offense, the Memphis Redbirds picked up an 8-3 win in the series finale against the Round Rock Express (Rangers) Tuesday night in Round Rock, Texas. With the win, Memphis (44-27) improves to 17 games over .500 for the first time since Aug. 28, 2010, when it was 76-59. The Redbirds have won three-straight and seven of their last nine contests overall. Mayers did not allo...
    ROUND ROCK, Texas – Behind 7.0 shutout innings from Mike Mayers and 16 hits from the offense, the Memphis Redbirds picked up an 8-3 win in the series finale against the Round Rock Express (Rangers) Tuesday night in Round Rock, Texas. With the win, Memphis (44-27) improves to 17 games over .500 for the first time since Aug. 28, 2010, when it was 76-59. The Redbirds have won three-straight and seven of their last nine contests overall. Mayers did not allo...
  • Gant Does It All in 1-0 Redbird Win

    Gant Does It All in 1-0 Redbird Win

    Saturday, June 17 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-06-17 04:15:33 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – John Gant pitched 8.0 shutout innings of two-hit baseball and drove in the game’s only run in a 1-0 Memphis Redbirds (41-26) win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) Friday night at AutoZone Park. After walking the first batter of the game, Gant retired 13-straight and 20 of the next 21 hitters into the seventh inning. After throwing four balls for that game-opening walk, Gant threw just 16 balls total to the next 23 batters. He end...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – John Gant pitched 8.0 shutout innings of two-hit baseball and drove in the game’s only run in a 1-0 Memphis Redbirds (41-26) win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) Friday night at AutoZone Park. After walking the first batter of the game, Gant retired 13-straight and 20 of the next 21 hitters into the seventh inning. After throwing four balls for that game-opening walk, Gant threw just 16 balls total to the next 23 batters. He end...
  • Voit, DeJong, Wisdom Provide Spark in 7-4 Memphis Win

    Voit, DeJong, Wisdom Provide Spark in 7-4 Memphis Win

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-06-14 03:49:21 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Luke Voit, Paul DeJong, and Patrick Wisdom each drove in two runs, and Mark Montgomery pitched 3.0 nearly-perfect innings of relief to help the Memphis Redbirds to a 7-4 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) in the series opener Tuesday night at AutoZone Park. Voit was 3-for-5, and DeJong and Wisdom both homered for the Redbirds (39-25). Harrison Bader also had two hits and scored a run, and Carson Ke...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Luke Voit, Paul DeJong, and Patrick Wisdom each drove in two runs, and Mark Montgomery pitched 3.0 nearly-perfect innings of relief to help the Memphis Redbirds to a 7-4 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) in the series opener Tuesday night at AutoZone Park. Voit was 3-for-5, and DeJong and Wisdom both homered for the Redbirds (39-25). Harrison Bader also had two hits and scored a run, and Carson Ke...
  • Grizzlies basketball camp makes a stops at Crowley's Ridge College

    Grizzlies basketball camp makes a stops at Crowley's Ridge College

  • Grichuk Provides Redbirds Walk-Off Win in 10th

    Grichuk Provides Redbirds Walk-Off Win in 10th

    Saturday, June 10 2017 12:45 AM EDT2017-06-10 04:45:34 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Randal Grichuk hit a bases-loaded, walk-off single to the centerfield wall to give the Memphis Redbirds a 2-1 win over the Nashville Sounds (Athletics) in 10 innings Friday night at AutoZone Park. Grichuk was playing in his first game for the Redbirds (37-24) after being transferred from Advanced-A Palm Beach on Thursday. The Redbirds are now 5-0 in extra-inning games this season. After Miguel Socolovich pitched a perfect top of the...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Randal Grichuk hit a bases-loaded, walk-off single to the centerfield wall to give the Memphis Redbirds a 2-1 win over the Nashville Sounds (Athletics) in 10 innings Friday night at AutoZone Park. Grichuk was playing in his first game for the Redbirds (37-24) after being transferred from Advanced-A Palm Beach on Thursday. The Redbirds are now 5-0 in extra-inning games this season. After Miguel Socolovich pitched a perfect top of the...
  • Flaherty Shines in 3-2 Redbirds Triumph

    Flaherty Shines in 3-2 Redbirds Triumph

    Thursday, June 8 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-06-09 03:51:39 GMT
    METAIRIE, Louisiana – The Memphis Redbirds didn’t put a runner on base until the seventh inning before using some clutch hitting over the final three frames to scratch out a 3-2 win over the New Orleans Baby Cakes (Marlins) on Thursday night at the Shrine on Airline. Memphis (36-24) starter Jack Flaherty kept the Redbirds in the game, matching zeros with New Orleans (21-38) starter Stephen Fife through six frames. Flaherty allowed two singles in the ...
    METAIRIE, Louisiana – The Memphis Redbirds didn’t put a runner on base until the seventh inning before using some clutch hitting over the final three frames to scratch out a 3-2 win over the New Orleans Baby Cakes (Marlins) on Thursday night at the Shrine on Airline. Memphis (36-24) starter Jack Flaherty kept the Redbirds in the game, matching zeros with New Orleans (21-38) starter Stephen Fife through six frames. Flaherty allowed two singles in the ...
  • Memphis Drops Seesaw Affair, 5-4

    Memphis Drops Seesaw Affair, 5-4

    Thursday, June 8 2017 11:23 AM EDT2017-06-08 15:23:20 GMT

    METAIRIE, Louisiana – The Memphis Redbirds came out on the wrong end of a back-and-forth tussle, falling 5-4 to the New Orleans Baby Cakes (Marlins) on Wednesday afternoon at the Shrine on Airline. The game was scoreless until the last of the fourth inning when New Orleans (21-37) moved ahead on a two-out RBI single from Cal Towey. The two-out runs would become a theme for the Baby Cakes throughout the afternoon. Memphis (35-24) quickly responded, though, with the hel...

    METAIRIE, Louisiana – The Memphis Redbirds came out on the wrong end of a back-and-forth tussle, falling 5-4 to the New Orleans Baby Cakes (Marlins) on Wednesday afternoon at the Shrine on Airline. The game was scoreless until the last of the fourth inning when New Orleans (21-37) moved ahead on a two-out RBI single from Cal Towey. The two-out runs would become a theme for the Baby Cakes throughout the afternoon. Memphis (35-24) quickly responded, though, with the hel...

  • Redbirds Cannot Complete Comeback in 6-4 Loss

    Redbirds Cannot Complete Comeback in 6-4 Loss

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 11:33 PM EDT2017-06-07 03:33:45 GMT
    METAIRIE, Louisiana – The Memphis Redbirds (35-23) saw their three-game winning streak come to an end with a 6-4 loss to the New Orleans Baby Cakes (Marlins) Tuesday night in Metairie, La.   Rangel Ravelo hit a two-run home run with no outs in the top of the ninth to cut the Memphis deficit in half, but the Redbirds could do no more damage and fell short. Chad Huffman was 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI, and Harrison Bader doubled and scored a ru...
    METAIRIE, Louisiana – The Memphis Redbirds (35-23) saw their three-game winning streak come to an end with a 6-4 loss to the New Orleans Baby Cakes (Marlins) Tuesday night in Metairie, La.   Rangel Ravelo hit a two-run home run with no outs in the top of the ninth to cut the Memphis deficit in half, but the Redbirds could do no more damage and fell short. Chad Huffman was 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI, and Harrison Bader doubled and scored a ru...
  • Weaver Named PCL Player of the Month

    Weaver Named PCL Player of the Month

    Monday, June 5 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-06-06 03:54:45 GMT

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Pacific Coast League announced Monday that Memphis Redbirds starting pitcher Luke Weaver has been named the league’s player of the month for May. Weaver was tabbed after a vote cast by the league’s managers. Weaver made six starts for the Redbirds in May and went 5-1 with a 2.19 ERA (9er/37.0ip). Across his outings, he struck out 37 with just six walks. During the month, the 23-year-old paced the league in wins, and was seco...

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Pacific Coast League announced Monday that Memphis Redbirds starting pitcher Luke Weaver has been named the league’s player of the month for May. Weaver was tabbed after a vote cast by the league’s managers. Weaver made six starts for the Redbirds in May and went 5-1 with a 2.19 ERA (9er/37.0ip). Across his outings, he struck out 37 with just six walks. During the month, the 23-year-old paced the league in wins, and was seco...

  • Kelly Tabbed Cardinals Minor League Player of the Month

    Kelly Tabbed Cardinals Minor League Player of the Month

    Monday, June 5 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-06-06 03:52:34 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The St. Louis Cardinals announced on Monday that Memphis Redbirds catcher Carson Kelly has been named the organization’s minor league player of the month for May. Kelly posted a tremendous offensive month, hitting .381 (32-for-84) with seven doubles, three home runs and 15 RBI while appearing in 22 games. He ranked second in the Pacific Coast League in batting average during May, and his .447 on-base percentage was third-best amongst ...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The St. Louis Cardinals announced on Monday that Memphis Redbirds catcher Carson Kelly has been named the organization’s minor league player of the month for May. Kelly posted a tremendous offensive month, hitting .381 (32-for-84) with seven doubles, three home runs and 15 RBI while appearing in 22 games. He ranked second in the Pacific Coast League in batting average during May, and his .447 on-base percentage was third-best amongst ...
  • Local special needs adults bowl with the pros

    Local special needs adults bowl with the pros

  • PBA Tour returns to Jonesboro's Hijinx

    PBA Tour returns to Jonesboro's Hijinx

  • Local Region 8 women struck by broken bat at a Redbirds game in Memphis

    Local Region 8 women struck by broken bat at a Redbirds game in Memphis

  • Redbirds Tripped Up by Albuquerque, 6-3

    Redbirds Tripped Up by Albuquerque, 6-3

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 6:31 PM EDT2017-05-16 22:31:10 GMT

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Memphis Redbirds (25-14) left eight runners on base and hit into three double plays in a 6-3 loss to the Albuquerque Isotopes (Rockies) (20-18) Tuesday afternoon at AutoZone Park. Despite the defeat, the Redbirds have won 15 of their last 18 games. Chad Huffman was 2-for-2 with a double, a run scored, and a walk, and he was also hit by a pitch. Jhonny Peralta went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in his third game on an injury rehab a...

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Memphis Redbirds (25-14) left eight runners on base and hit into three double plays in a 6-3 loss to the Albuquerque Isotopes (Rockies) (20-18) Tuesday afternoon at AutoZone Park. Despite the defeat, the Redbirds have won 15 of their last 18 games. Chad Huffman was 2-for-2 with a double, a run scored, and a walk, and he was also hit by a pitch. Jhonny Peralta went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in his third game on an injury rehab a...

  • Redbirds Resume Winning Ways in Homestand Opener

    Redbirds Resume Winning Ways in Homestand Opener

    Thursday, May 11 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-05-12 03:32:35 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Harrison Bader and Paul DeJong provided the big blows on offense, and Arturo Reyes retired the final 10 hitters in faced in a 7.0-inning outing in a 6-4 Memphis Redbirds (22-12) win over the El Paso Chihuahuas (16-18) Thursday night at AutoZone Park, giving the Redbirds their 12th win in the last 13 games. Bader homered twice in the fourth and sixth innings and DeJong went deep in the first, with the duo accounting for all si...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Harrison Bader and Paul DeJong provided the big blows on offense, and Arturo Reyes retired the final 10 hitters in faced in a 7.0-inning outing in a 6-4 Memphis Redbirds (22-12) win over the El Paso Chihuahuas (16-18) Thursday night at AutoZone Park, giving the Redbirds their 12th win in the last 13 games. Bader homered twice in the fourth and sixth innings and DeJong went deep in the first, with the duo accounting for all si...
  • Weaver Named PCL Pitcher of the Week

    Weaver Named PCL Pitcher of the Week

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 12:34 AM EDT2017-05-09 04:34:27 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Memphis Redbirds right-hander Luke Weaver has been named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for the week of May 1-7, the league office announced Monday. Weaver’s dominance helped the Redbirds on their current 10-game winning streak, which is the longest in franchise history. In his first two starts since returning from missing 22 games due to injury, he tossed 13.0 shutout innings in two wins and did not issue a walk. The ML...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Memphis Redbirds right-hander Luke Weaver has been named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for the week of May 1-7, the league office announced Monday. Weaver’s dominance helped the Redbirds on their current 10-game winning streak, which is the longest in franchise history. In his first two starts since returning from missing 22 games due to injury, he tossed 13.0 shutout innings in two wins and did not issue a walk. The ML...
  • Eight-Run Ninth Sends Redbirds to Eleventh Straight Victory

    Eight-Run Ninth Sends Redbirds to Eleventh Straight Victory

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 12:28 AM EDT2017-05-09 04:28:52 GMT
                                                                        DES MOINES, Iowa – The Memphis Redbirds scored 13 runs over their fin...
                                                                        DES MOINES, Iowa – The Memphis Redbirds scored 13 runs over their fin...
  • Highland's Alexis Moore signs with Lyon College

    Highland's Alexis Moore signs with Lyon College

  • Seven-Straight Wins for the Redbirds after 12-9 Victory at Omaha

    Seven-Straight Wins for the Redbirds after 12-9 Victory at Omaha

    Thursday, May 4 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-05-05 03:50:33 GMT
    OMAHA, Nebraska – The Memphis Redbirds picked up their seventh-straight win in dramatic fashion Thursday night in Omaha, Neb., putting up a three-spot in the top of the 10th en route to a 12-9 win, after losing a 9-3 lead before the bottom of the eighth inning.                                     ...
    OMAHA, Nebraska – The Memphis Redbirds picked up their seventh-straight win in dramatic fashion Thursday night in Omaha, Neb., putting up a three-spot in the top of the 10th en route to a 12-9 win, after losing a 9-3 lead before the bottom of the eighth inning.                                     ...
  • Harding Opens GAC Tournament with 3-1 Win Over Ouachita

    Harding Opens GAC Tournament with 3-1 Win Over Ouachita

    Thursday, May 4 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-05-04 22:32:29 GMT
    Sports - Harding BisonSports - Harding Bison
    BENTONVILLE, Ark. - The 2nd-ranked and No. 1 seed Harding softball opened the Great American Conference Tournament on Thursday with a 3-1 win over No. 8 seed Ouachita at the Tiger Sports Complex. With the win, the Lady Bisons improve to 51-6 overall. Harding is only the second team in GAC history to reach 50 wins in a season. Southern Arkansas had 53 last season. Ouachita falls to 22-33 on the season. Harding advances to face No. 4 s...
    BENTONVILLE, Ark. - The 2nd-ranked and No. 1 seed Harding softball opened the Great American Conference Tournament on Thursday with a 3-1 win over No. 8 seed Ouachita at the Tiger Sports Complex. With the win, the Lady Bisons improve to 51-6 overall. Harding is only the second team in GAC history to reach 50 wins in a season. Southern Arkansas had 53 last season. Ouachita falls to 22-33 on the season. Harding advances to face No. 4 s...
  • Bay Baseball: It's all about the hair

    Bay Baseball: It's all about the hair

  • Arkansas Open comes to Jonesboro

    Arkansas Open comes to Jonesboro

  • Redbirds win 6th in a row; Beat Omaha 6-4 (10 Inn.)

    Redbirds win 6th in a row; Beat Omaha 6-4 (10 Inn.)

  • Weaver Wonderful in Return from DL; Memphis Wins Fifth-Straight

    Weaver Wonderful in Return from DL; Memphis Wins Fifth-Straight

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 12:29 AM EDT2017-05-03 04:29:54 GMT
    OMAHA, Nebraska – Luke Weaver was sensational in his first start since Opening Day after coming off the Disabled List earlier in the day, and the Memphis Redbirds held on for their fifth-straight win with 2-1 victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals) Tuesday night in Omaha, Neb.   Weaver worked 6.0 shutout innings for Memphis (15-11), allowing three hits without a walk and striking out five. He needed just 63 pitches to get through the 6.0 frames, and he tos...
    OMAHA, Nebraska – Luke Weaver was sensational in his first start since Opening Day after coming off the Disabled List earlier in the day, and the Memphis Redbirds held on for their fifth-straight win with 2-1 victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals) Tuesday night in Omaha, Neb.   Weaver worked 6.0 shutout innings for Memphis (15-11), allowing three hits without a walk and striking out five. He needed just 63 pitches to get through the 6.0 frames, and he tos...
  • Memphis Redbirds 4, Round Rock Express 1

    Memphis Redbirds 4, Round Rock Express 1

  • Stewart loves his NASCAR fans

    Stewart loves his NASCAR fans

  • Stewart & Martin formed strong bond through NASCAR

    Stewart & Martin formed strong bond through NASCAR

  • Redbirds Slug Four Home Runs in 11-7 Win

    Redbirds Slug Four Home Runs in 11-7 Win

    Sunday, April 30 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-04-30 22:43:15 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Paul DeJong hit two home runs, including going back-to-back-to-back with Patrick Wisdom and Harrison Bader in the seventh inning, to help launch the Memphis Redbirds to an 11-7 win over the Round Rock Express (Rangers) Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park. The back-to-back-to-back homers in the seventh marked the first time the Redbirds (13-11) hit three-straight bombs in a game since Troy Glaus, Allen Craig, Mark Hamilton, and ...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Paul DeJong hit two home runs, including going back-to-back-to-back with Patrick Wisdom and Harrison Bader in the seventh inning, to help launch the Memphis Redbirds to an 11-7 win over the Round Rock Express (Rangers) Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park. The back-to-back-to-back homers in the seventh marked the first time the Redbirds (13-11) hit three-straight bombs in a game since Troy Glaus, Allen Craig, Mark Hamilton, and ...
  • Redbirds Win Rain-Shortened Game

    Redbirds Win Rain-Shortened Game

    Saturday, April 29 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-04-30 03:52:20 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Saturday’s game between the Memphis Redbirds and the Round Rock Express (Rangers) has been completed early due to rain. Memphis (12-11) picked up a 3-1 win over the Express (11-12). The Redbirds won behind 5.0 innings from Arturo Reyes, who gave up just two hits and struck out seven. Memphis was outhit 2-1 in the game, but scored three third-inning runs thanks in part to two Express errors, two walks, a balk, and a hit-by-pitch. Sa...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Saturday’s game between the Memphis Redbirds and the Round Rock Express (Rangers) has been completed early due to rain. Memphis (12-11) picked up a 3-1 win over the Express (11-12). The Redbirds won behind 5.0 innings from Arturo Reyes, who gave up just two hits and struck out seven. Memphis was outhit 2-1 in the game, but scored three third-inning runs thanks in part to two Express errors, two walks, a balk, and a hit-by-pitch. Sa...
  • 'Birds Break Out the Bats in 9-1 Win

    'Birds Break Out the Bats in 9-1 Win

    Saturday, April 29 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-04-29 04:07:57 GMT

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Memphis Redbirds cranked out a season-high 17 hits, with a season-best eight going for extra-bases, in a 9-1 victory over the Round Rock Express (Rangers) Friday night at AutoZone Park. Daniel Poncedeleon was stellar on the mound for the Redbirds (11-11) in his second quality start in a row, working 6.0 innings and giving up one run on five hits. He was helped by a trio of three-hit games from Todd Cunningham, Luke Voit, 

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Memphis Redbirds cranked out a season-high 17 hits, with a season-best eight going for extra-bases, in a 9-1 victory over the Round Rock Express (Rangers) Friday night at AutoZone Park. Daniel Poncedeleon was stellar on the mound for the Redbirds (11-11) in his second quality start in a row, working 6.0 innings and giving up one run on five hits. He was helped by a trio of three-hit games from Todd Cunningham, Luke Voit, 

  • Mark Martin and Tony Stewart making time for their fans

    Mark Martin and Tony Stewart making time for their fans

  • Memphis, Round Rock Combine for Six Home Runs in 9-7 Express Win

    Memphis, Round Rock Combine for Six Home Runs in 9-7 Express Win

    Friday, April 28 2017 12:06 AM EDT2017-04-28 04:06:18 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Memphis Redbirds and Round Rock Express (Rangers) combined for six home runs in the series opener Thursday night at AutoZone Park, and it was a five-run Express ninth inning, thanks in part to two long balls, that spurred them to a 9-7 win. Paul DeJong, Patrick Wisdom, and Harrison Bader went deep for the Redbirds (10-11), and Jared Hoying hit two for Round Rock (11-10) with Brett Nicholas adding another. DeJ...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Memphis Redbirds and Round Rock Express (Rangers) combined for six home runs in the series opener Thursday night at AutoZone Park, and it was a five-run Express ninth inning, thanks in part to two long balls, that spurred them to a 9-7 win. Paul DeJong, Patrick Wisdom, and Harrison Bader went deep for the Redbirds (10-11), and Jared Hoying hit two for Round Rock (11-10) with Brett Nicholas adding another. DeJ...
  • Coach Halford stops by KAIT to talk about her 33 years at WBC

    Coach Halford stops by KAIT to talk about her 33 years at WBC

  • Redbirds Roughed Up in Colorado Springs

    Redbirds Roughed Up in Colorado Springs

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-04-19 04:00:41 GMT
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – Tommy Pham homered for the fourth time and Carson Kelly had his third multi-RBI game this season, but the Memphis Redbirds could not get past the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) scoring multiple runs in each of the first four innings and lost game one of a four-game series, 14-4, Tuesday night in Colorado Springs. Pham’s sixth inning home run was a solo shot for the Redbirds (7-6), and he has now driven in 12 runs afte...
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – Tommy Pham homered for the fourth time and Carson Kelly had his third multi-RBI game this season, but the Memphis Redbirds could not get past the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) scoring multiple runs in each of the first four innings and lost game one of a four-game series, 14-4, Tuesday night in Colorado Springs. Pham’s sixth inning home run was a solo shot for the Redbirds (7-6), and he has now driven in 12 runs afte...
  • Redbirds Struggle to Manufacture Runs in 3-1 Loss

    Redbirds Struggle to Manufacture Runs in 3-1 Loss

    Saturday, April 15 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-04-15 04:16:48 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) retired 15-straight Memphis Redbirds from the top of the fourth through the top of the ninth en route to a 3-1 win in the series finale Friday night at AutoZone Park. Memphis (6-3) had one hit on the night, which was a Paul DeJong single leading off the fourth inning. The Redbirds scored their lone run in the first inning without the benefit of the hit, asHarrison Bader was hit by a pitch, moved t...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) retired 15-straight Memphis Redbirds from the top of the fourth through the top of the ninth en route to a 3-1 win in the series finale Friday night at AutoZone Park. Memphis (6-3) had one hit on the night, which was a Paul DeJong single leading off the fourth inning. The Redbirds scored their lone run in the first inning without the benefit of the hit, asHarrison Bader was hit by a pitch, moved t...
  • HS Baseball: Valley View 5, Brookland 2

    HS Baseball: Valley View 5, Brookland 2

  • Grizzlies announce first round playoff matchup and schedule

    Grizzlies announce first round playoff matchup and schedule

    Thursday, April 13 2017 1:48 AM EDT2017-04-13 05:48:36 GMT
    Memphis, Tenn. – The Memphis Grizzlies’ schedule for the 2017 Western Conference First Round Playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs is set, with the Grizzlies beginning on the road in San Antonio at the AT&T Center for Games 1 and 2 beginning Saturday, April 15 at 7 p.m. (all times CT). Game 2 will follow on Monday, April 17 at 8:30 p.m. The Spurs will meet the Grizzlies at FedExForum for Game 3 on Thursday, April 20 at 8:30 p.m. and...
    Memphis, Tenn. – The Memphis Grizzlies’ schedule for the 2017 Western Conference First Round Playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs is set, with the Grizzlies beginning on the road in San Antonio at the AT&T Center for Games 1 and 2 beginning Saturday, April 15 at 7 p.m. (all times CT). Game 2 will follow on Monday, April 17 at 8:30 p.m. The Spurs will meet the Grizzlies at FedExForum for Game 3 on Thursday, April 20 at 8:30 p.m. and...
  • Home Run Barrage Continues in 2-1 Memphis Win

    Home Run Barrage Continues in 2-1 Memphis Win

    Thursday, April 13 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-04-13 04:15:13 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – A pair of solo home runs proved to be enough for the Memphis Redbirds in a 2-1 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) Wednesday night at AutoZone Park, giving the Redbirds their fourth-straight win and continuing their best start to a season since 2001. Memphis (6-1) came into the day leading all of Minor League Baseball in home runs on the season, and the Redbirds have now hit multiple home runs in five-straight games. In all six wins this ...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – A pair of solo home runs proved to be enough for the Memphis Redbirds in a 2-1 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) Wednesday night at AutoZone Park, giving the Redbirds their fourth-straight win and continuing their best start to a season since 2001. Memphis (6-1) came into the day leading all of Minor League Baseball in home runs on the season, and the Redbirds have now hit multiple home runs in five-straight games. In all six wins this ...
  • Three-Run First Propels Memphis to 5-1 Win

    Three-Run First Propels Memphis to 5-1 Win

    Saturday, April 8 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-04-08 04:00:43 GMT
    (Source: Memphis Redbirds)(Source: Memphis Redbirds)
    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – The Memphis Redbirds (2-0) used a three-run first inning to shoot past the New Orleans Baby Cakes (0-2) Friday night in New Orleans, La. Wilfredo Tovar went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs for Memphis, and six other Redbirds had a hit. Three Redbirds pitchers limited New Orleans to five hits, one night after seven Memphis hurlers were needed in a 5-4, 13-inning win.   Todd Cunningham got things going with a double to start the game...
    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – The Memphis Redbirds (2-0) used a three-run first inning to shoot past the New Orleans Baby Cakes (0-2) Friday night in New Orleans, La. Wilfredo Tovar went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs for Memphis, and six other Redbirds had a hit. Three Redbirds pitchers limited New Orleans to five hits, one night after seven Memphis hurlers were needed in a 5-4, 13-inning win.   Todd Cunningham got things going with a double to start the game...
  • Memphis Grizzlies coming to Crowley's Ridge College

    Memphis Grizzlies coming to Crowley's Ridge College

    Monday, April 3 2017 10:54 PM EDT2017-04-04 02:54:34 GMT
    PARAGOULD, AR - NBA franchise Memphis Grizzles are coming to Crowley's Ridge College this summer for two youth basketball camps. CRC will host the Grizzles Youth Basketball Camps on June 12 through 15 and again on July 10 through 13.  Camps will include expert basketball instruction featuring drills, skill development, contests and games. Each camper will receive an official Grizzlies reversible jersey and full-size basketball, player evaluations filled out by USA...
    PARAGOULD, AR - NBA franchise Memphis Grizzles are coming to Crowley's Ridge College this summer for two youth basketball camps. CRC will host the Grizzles Youth Basketball Camps on June 12 through 15 and again on July 10 through 13.  Camps will include expert basketball instruction featuring drills, skill development, contests and games. Each camper will receive an official Grizzlies reversible jersey and full-size basketball, player evaluations filled out by USA...
  • A-State welcomes new men's basketball coach

    A-State welcomes new men's basketball coach

    Monday, March 20 2017 10:09 PM EDT2017-03-21 02:09:01 GMT

    Monday officially marks the start of the Mike Balado era at A-State. 

    Monday officially marks the start of the Mike Balado era at A-State. 

  • Rendezvous Returning to AutoZone Park

    Rendezvous Returning to AutoZone Park

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:44 PM EST2017-03-06 20:44:19 GMT
    (Source: Memphis Redbirds)(Source: Memphis Redbirds)
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The unmistakable aromas of Rendezvous’ famous barbecue, a Memphis tradition since 1948, will once again waft through AutoZone Park, as the Memphis Redbirds are pleased to announce the restaurant will return as the official barbecue supplier of the downtown ballpark as part of a multi-year agreement. Beginning again in 2017, the legendary “Rendezvous experience” of smoky Memphis-style meats will once again go hand-in-hand with t...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The unmistakable aromas of Rendezvous’ famous barbecue, a Memphis tradition since 1948, will once again waft through AutoZone Park, as the Memphis Redbirds are pleased to announce the restaurant will return as the official barbecue supplier of the downtown ballpark as part of a multi-year agreement. Beginning again in 2017, the legendary “Rendezvous experience” of smoky Memphis-style meats will once again go hand-in-hand with t...
  • Shaddy Leads Hogs Over Grambling State

    Shaddy Leads Hogs Over Grambling State

    Tuesday, March 15 2016 11:51 PM EDT2016-03-16 03:51:08 GMT
    Tuesday, March 15 2016 11:51 PM EDT2016-03-16 03:51:52 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Sophomore Carson Shaddy had a perfect night at the plate Tuesday, going 3-for-3 with six RBI, two doubles and two runs scored to lead No. 13 Arkansas over Grambling State, 14-4, at Baum Stadium. The six runs batted in by Shaddy is the most by a Razorback this season and most since former Hog Brett Eibner plated seven in an NCAA Regional game against the same Grambling State team back in May of the 2010 season. All nine of Arkansas’ (14-3) starter...

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Sophomore Carson Shaddy had a perfect night at the plate Tuesday, going 3-for-3 with six RBI, two doubles and two runs scored to lead No. 13 Arkansas over Grambling State, 14-4, at Baum Stadium. The six runs batted in by Shaddy is the most by a Razorback this season and most since former Hog Brett Eibner plated seven in an NCAA Regional game against the same Grambling State team back in May of the 2010 season. All nine of Arkansas’ (14-3) starter...

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