Arizona RoadRunners

The Arizona RoadRunners are a professional baseball team based out of Yuma, Arizona and are currently a member of the American Division of the Arizona Winter League, a short-season developmental program run by the North American League. They are owned by Diamond Sports & Entertainment and will play their games, home and away, at Desert Sun Stadium in Yuma, Arizona, starting in 2011.

Arizona RoadRunners
Information
LeagueArizona Winter League (2011) (American)
LocationYuma, Arizona
BallparkDesert Sun Stadium (Yuma, Arizona)
Year founded2011
League championships0
Division championships0
Former league(s)
ColorsNavy blue, burnt orange, white
              
OwnershipDiamond Sports & Entertainment
ManagerBenny Castillo
Websitewww.arizonawinterleague.com

Team name

The team name once belonged to the St. George RoadRunners of the Golden Baseball League (which has since been absorbed into the new North American League). The GBL RoadRunners played for four seasons from 2007 to 2010, before ownership, financial and stadium issues forced the team to fold after the 2010 season. It is now shared with the newest NAL franchise, the Henderson RoadRunners from Henderson, Nevada.

The Arizona RoadRunners were added to the AWL along with the Long Beach Armada and Team Mexico with the Sonora Pilots returning to the league. The AWL consists of some teams formerly identified as GBL franchises.[1] They now play in the American Division along with the Blythe Heat, Long Beach Armada, Somerton Stingers and Yuma Scorpions.

Season-by-season records

Arizona Winter League:

Season W L Win % Place Playoff
2011N/AN/AN/AAmerican DivisionTo debut in 2011.

References

  1. 2011 AWL Schedule (PDF file)


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