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Big Ol' Ballpark Fair Returns From March 10-19

Fourth annual fair to feature over 30 rides, entertainment for all
January 25, 2023

The Rocket City Trash Pandas have partnered with Kissel Entertainment for the fourth annual Big Ol’ Ballpark Fair, taking place in the Toyota Field parking lot from Friday, March 10, through Sunday, March 19. Similar to previous years, the Big Ol’ Ballpark Fair will turn the parking lot at Toyota

Premium Giveaway Nights Return To Toyota Field In 2023

Five Bobbleheads, Garden Gnome highlight Trash Pandas promotions
January 24, 2023

Mark your calendars now! Fan favorite giveaways are back on the Rocket City Trash Pandas promotional calendar! During the 2023 season, the team will host five bobblehead giveaway nights at Toyota Field, as well as the first ever Trash Pandas Garden Gnome. These come in addition to the weekly promotions,

Sprocket To Deliver Valentine's Day Panda-Grams

Trash Pandas mascot available to surprise your loved ones this Valentine’s Day
January 19, 2023

Valentine’s Day is coming up soon and the Rocket City Trash Pandas are spreading love around the Rocket City with help from the best mascot in sports, Sprocket! For the first time, the Trash Pandas are giving fans the opportunity to surprise their special someone with an in-person Valentine’s Day

Trash Pandas Hosting 2023 Job Fair On February 11

Third annual job fair set for 10 AM at Toyota Field
January 9, 2023

The Rocket City Trash Pandas are hiring! Ahead of the third season of Trash Pandas baseball in 2023, the team will be hosting a job fair at Toyota Field on Saturday, February 11 beginning at 10 a.m. The Trash Pandas are looking for people with strong energy, passion, and enthusiasm

Trash Pandas Launch Speakers Bureau

Speakers to share insight, industry knowledge at events throughout North Alabama and the Tennessee Valley
January 11, 2023

The Rocket City Trash Pandas are offering the opportunity to hear from some of the individuals that have made the organization a meteoric success! Today, the Trash Pandas Speakers Bureau was founded to bring guest and keynote speakers from the team to events throughout the community on a complimentary basis.

Alabama Baseball Comes To Toyota Field On March 28 

Crimson Tide to host Middle Tennessee in North Alabama
January 6, 2023

The tide is rolling into Toyota Field for the first time. The home of the Rocket City Trash Pandas will host the Alabama Crimson Tide on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 versus the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. The matchup marks the first journey to Madison for the Alabama baseball team and

Trash Pandas Announce 2023 Weekly Promotions

Each game at Toyota Field features exciting elements for fans to enjoy
January 4, 2023

With the calendar now turned to 2023, baseball is almost here! The Rocket City Trash Pandas begin the third season in franchise history in just over three months on Thursday, April 6 against the Chattanooga Lookouts, with first pitch at Toyota Field scheduled for 6:35 p.m. The 2023 season will

Behind The Scenes With Smarter Every Day 

Trash Pandas partner with Smarter Every Day to test Supersonic Baseball Cannon
December 20, 2022

The Trash Pandas recently partnered with Destin Sandlin of Smarter Every Day to create special Holiday content featuring his Supersonic Baseball Cannon! In 2020, the Trash Pandas originally worked with Destin in 2020, when he debuted the cannon that can fire a baseball over 1,000 miles per hour.

Trash Pandas Release New Halo Blue Uniforms 

New jersey, cap to be worn on Friday nights at Toyota Field in 2023
December 11, 2022

On Sunday, the Rocket City Trash Pandas unveiled new Halo Blue Uniforms, their first addition to the on-field collection since the team began play in 2021. The uniforms honor both the Trash Pandas’ parent club, the Los Angeles Angels, and the local aerospace community. The Trash Panda will wear the

Schatzley's Standard Shines With Manager of the Year Award

December 13, 2022

Following a dominant regular season that culminated in the first playoff appearance in Rocket City Trash Pandas history, their on-field leader has been awarded with one of the Southern League’s highest honors. Major League Baseball announced in November that Trash Pandas Manager Andy Schatzley was named Southern League Manager of

Trash Pandas' Charlie Weaver Named Groundskeeper of the Year

Alabama native named the best in all of Minor League Baseball
December 5, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas are proud to announce that Head Groundskeeper Charlie Weaver was named the 2022 Minor League Baseball Groundskeeper of the Year. The award gives Weaver and the Trash Pandas the honor for the best field in the eight-team Southern League and throughout all 120 teams in

Trash Pandas Successfully Launch Non-Profit Foundation

Organization Releases 2022 Impact Report, Raises over $150K for Local Community
November 29, 2022

MADISON, Alabama – In just its first year, the Rocket City Trash Pandas Foundation raised more than $150,000 in donations for non-profit organizations in North Alabama and the Tennessee Valley. The Foundation, the 501(c)3 charitable arm of the Trash Pandas was incorporated prior to the 2022 baseball season, is dedicated

2023 Trash Pandas Mini Plans, Ticket Vouchers On Sale November 18 

First chance to buy tickets for 2023 season is this Friday!
November 15, 2022

The first opportunity to purchase tickets for the 2023 season is almost here, as Rocket City Trash Pandas mini plans and single game ticket vouchers for the 2023 season will be on sale to the general public beginning on Friday, November 18 at 9 a.m. Fans will have the option

Andy Schatzley, Eric Torres Earn Southern League Honors

Trash Pandas manager, closer named best in Southern League
November 8, 2022

After leading Rocket City Trash Pandas to the top record in the Southern League, two members of the 2022 squad have been recognized for their achievements. On Tuesday, Major League Baseball announced that Trash Pandas Manager Andy Schatzley was named Southern League Manager of the Year and closer Eric Torres

Toyota Field To Host Artemis I Splashdown Party On Sunday

Trash Pandas partnering with U.S. Space & Rocket Center to celebrate our aerospace community
December 6, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center will be hosting a free Artemis I Splashdown Party at Toyota Field on Sunday, December 11 from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. The Orion spacecraft is set to splashdown in the Pacific Ocean Sunday morning at 11:40 a.m.,

Rocket City Christmas Light Show Returns November 18

North Pole themed light show runs at Toyota Field through January 1
November 2, 2022

The biggest holiday celebration in North Alabama returns for its third year when the Rocket City Christmas Light Show and Winter Wonderland are back at Toyota Field beginning on Friday, November 18 and continuing until Sunday, January 1, 2023. “The Rocket City Christmas Light Show has welcomed over 45,000 cars

2022 In Review: Trash Pandas Top 10 Moments - Part 2

November 3, 2022

5. Trash Pandas Clinch Second Half Title – September 15

2022 In Review: Trash Pandas Top 10 Moments - Part 1

October 25, 2022

The 2022 Rocket City Trash Pandas season was one for the ages, with the team putting together the best season by a Los Angeles Angels affiliate in a number of years in reaching the playoffs for the first time and setting numerous records along the way. In the first article

Trash Pandas Release 2023 Game Times 

Home opener at Toyota Field set for 6:35 p.m. on April 6
October 25, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas today announced game times for the third season in franchise history, beginning with a 6:35 p.m. first pitch on Opening Night, Thursday, April 6, 2023, against the Chattanooga Lookouts at Toyota Field. It will be the first time in franchise history the Trash Pandas open

Auburn Baseball Returns To Toyota Field In 2023 

Tigers to host North Alabama at Toyota Field on February 21, 2023
October 20, 2022

Before the Trash Pandas are back at Toyota Field in April, SEC baseball returns to Toyota Field next spring. The home of the Rocket City Trash Pandas will host the Auburn University Tigers on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 against the University of North Alabama Lions. The matchup will be the

Rocket City Trash Pandas Reveal 2023 Schedule

Season Begins at Toyota Field on April 6 vs. Chattanooga
September 7, 2022

The Rocket City Trash Pandas are thrilled to announce the schedule for the 2023 Southern League season. The third season in Trash Pandas history will begin at home for the first time, with Opening Night at Toyota Field scheduled for Thursday, April 6 against the Chattanooga Lookouts. CLICK HERE FOR

Trash Pandas Wrap Up Incredible 2022 Season

Rocket City leads Southern League in attendance, wins in second season
September 27, 2022

A brilliant 2022 season for the Rocket City Trash Pandas has come to an end. The second season in team history saw tremendous growth and progress on the field, in the stands, and throughout the community. Following a cancelled 2020 season and a shortened inaugural season in 2021, the Trash

Trash Pandas Hosting Trunk or Treat Movie Night October 29 

The Nightmare Before Christmas screening at Toyota Field before Halloween
September 30, 2022

On Saturday, October 29, Trunk or Treat Halloween Movie Night returns to Toyota Field for the third time. Trick-or-treating on the Bill Penney Concourse and Toyota Outfield Experience at Toyota Field will be from 5-7 p.m. followed by a screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas at 7:15. “This event is