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Andrew Snowdon's contract was acquired by the Philadelphia Phillies on July 23. He became the fifth Tucson Toro this season to be drafted by Major League Baseball teams. He pitched a scoreless inning during the International All-Star Game between the Northern League and Golden Baseball League. He struck out two. He had a 2.98 ERA in 39 1/3 innings pitched and recorded 34 strikeouts.

Toros setup man Andrew Snowdon was picked up by the Philadelphia Phillies on July 23. Snowdon is the fifth Toro this season to be picked up by the big leagues. Read more»

Lino Garcia of the Toros is introduced in the beginning of the International All-Star game on Wednesday night at Hi Corbett. He was one of five Tucson players selected for the game against the Northern League. He finished 1-for-3 with a double and run scored.

The Toros, in their second year as a member of the GBL, presented fans with an All-Star experience that is a direct reflection of where the league wants to go. Read more»

John Bannister pitched one inning during the International All-Star Game at Hi Corbett Field on Wednesday night. He was added to the roster on Friday.

Representatives of the 10 teams in the GBL faced one of the country’s premier independent baseball leagues, the Northern League, in the International All-Star Game. Read more»

Shortstop Ryan Priddy, who  has been with the Toros for the past two seasons, is one of the four Tucson players named to the Golden Baseball League/Northern League All-Star Game. Priddy leads the Toros with six home runs on the season and is batting .309.

Toros shortstop Ryan Priddy’s girlfriend and two aunts feel so strongly about him that they are all flying in to Tucson from Colorado to watch him play in Wednesday's GBL vs. Northern League All-Star Game. Read more»

Francisco Plasencia tied Cristobal Santana’s 18-game hit streak record in dramatic fashion in Tucson’s 7-4 defeat in their final game against the Outlaws this season. Read more»

Kris Honel and Eri Yoshida have spent the first half of the season getting the Chico Outlaws to the top of the North Division of the Golden Baseball League. Honel currently leads the league with six wins and helped the Outlaws to the best record in the league.

Chico Outlaws teammates Eri Yoshida and Kris Honel, who leads the league in both wins and strikeouts, have more in common than meets the eye. Read more»

Luis Apodaca and his brother Juan have both made the major leagues in their career, but for Luis, the opportunity to play in the GBL has given him a chance to spend more time with his family.

Toros catcher Luis Apodaca and his brother Juan – currently in the Boston Red Sox organization – grew up playing baseball in Venezuela and now have professional careers in the United States. Read more»

Cristobal Santana set a new Toros record, hitting safely in 18 straight games. Tucson defeated Yuma 20-2 on Thursday after a 10-run third inning. The Toros swept an opponent for the first time this season since the season opening series against the Victoria Seals.

Cristobal Santana extended his streak of hitting safely to 18 games as the Toros swept the Yuma Scorpions in grand fashion in a 20-2 rout Thursday night. Read more»

Cristobal Santana extended his hitting streak to 17 games, tying the Toros' longest of the season in a 6-5 win with a three run home run. Wally Backman, Jr. had a 17 game streak earlier in the season. Tucson has taken the first two against the Yuma Scorpions in a seven-game stretch against the opponent.

Cristobal Santana extended his hitting streak to 17 games with a three-run home run en-route to a 6-5 win over division rival Yuma Scorpions. Read more»

Toros Francisco Plasencia attempts to break up a double play in the Toros' 6-5 series finale loss to Maui on Sunday at Hi Corbett. All six runs came on errors.

In their 6-5 loss to Maui Ikaika, the Toros committed six errors in total – including five in the first, a call was changed for a home run, and a manager was ejected. Read more»

Announcer Bill Roemer has been a part of the Tucson sports landscape for over 30 years. He has called Wildcats games along with Major League Baseball Spring Training games.

After more than 35 years of sports broadcasting in Tucson, Hall of Fame announcer Bill Roemer has become known for how he eats his hot dogs, always fully-loaded with condiments. Read more»

Cody Walden throws a pitch during the Tucson Toros' home finale against St. George Roadrunners. Walden finished with five innings of work, giving up three runs on seven hits. He struck out one.

Catcher Luis Apodaca had just one hit at the plate in the Toros’ 4-3 loss against the St. George RoadRunners on Sunday night, but his unusual double play will be remembered. Read more»

Luis Apodaco hits during the Toros 5-4 loss to Calgary Tuesday at Hi Corbett Field.

The Tucson Toros dropped their fourth straight game against the 2009 Golden Baseball League Champions, the Calgary Vipers, 6-5. Read more»

Catcher Luis Apodaca has a mound conference with starting pitcher Vince Davis at the Toros home opener at Hi Corbett Field.

Opening their second season at home, the Tucson Toros won 5-4 with a dramatic "walk" off by 2B Jose Valdez against the Edmonton Capitals on Wednesday night at Hi Corbett Field. Read more»