Reno Aces Open New Season at Greater Nevada Field Tuesday Night
Northern Nevada will welcome the 2019 Aceball season on April 9th at Greater Nevada Field. Reno will take on the Albuquerque Isotopes at 6:35 p.m.
Northern Nevada will welcome the 2019 Aceball season on April 9th at Greater Nevada Field. Reno will take on the Albuquerque Isotopes at 6:35 p.m. Former Bachelorette contestants Diggy Moreland and James Taylor, along with Ryan O'Flanagan (of Remo, Siracha fame) will be greeting fans throughout the game on the concourse, in addition to the first 1,000 fans receiving a 2019 Magnet Schedule!
The Reno Aces Baseball Club, in conjunction with the Arizona Diamondbacks, set their Opening Day 25-man roster
Right-handed Pitchers (9) – Taylor Clarke, Stefan Crichton, Rubby De La Rosa, Joey Krehbiel, Vinny Nittoli, Joel Payamps, Jimmie Sherfy, Braden Shipley, Taylor Widener
Left-handed Pitchers (4) – Marc Rzepczynski, Robby Scott, Anthony Vasquez, Alex Young
Catchers (2) – Caleb Joseph, Alberto Rosario
Infielders (6) – Kevin Cron, Domingo Leyba, Wyatt Mathisen, Rob Refsnyder, Kelby Tomlinson, Ildemaro Vargas
Outfielders (4) – Abraham Almonte, Andrew Aplin, Tim Locastro, Yasmany Tomás
Disabled list (4) – OF Matt Szczur, RHP Ricky Nolasco, RHP Artie Lewicki, RHP Troy Scribner
The Reno Aces will feature a new a look in 2019. The staff will be headlined by a few of the Diamondbacks’ top pitching prospects in the organization, Taylor Widener (#2) and Taylor Clarke (#3). Infielder Domingo Leyba, the organization’s No. 24 prospect, will be making his first appearance in Reno this season.
Some familiar faces returning to the Biggest Little City include franchise saves leader Jimmie Sherfy and Nevada Wolf Pack alumnus Braden Shipley. 2018 All-Pacific Coast League selections, infielders Kevin Cron and Ildemaro Vargas will be back to provide a spark on offense along with outfielder Yasmany Tomás.
Ten players on the 25-man roster made their way to the Major Leagues in 2018 and 10 are currently on the Diamondbacks’ 40-man roster.
Season memberships and single-game tickets are on sale now at www.renoaces.com or by calling (775) 334-7000.
(Reno Aces contributed to this report.)