Hudson Valley Renegades

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Hudson Valley Renegades
Founded in 1983
Fishkill (town), New York
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Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Short-Season A
Minor league affiliations
League New York–Penn League
Division McNamara Division
Major league affiliations
Current
Minor league titles
League titles 2 (1999, 2012)
Division titles 4 (1998, 1999, 2012, 2014)
Team data
Nickname
  • Hudson Valley Renegades (1994-present)
  • Erie Sailors (1990–1993)
  • Erie Orioles (1988–89)
  • Newark Orioles (1983–1987)
Colors Black, blue, silver, white
                   
Ballpark
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
Goldklang Group
Manager Tim Parenton
General manager Eben Yager

The Hudson Valley Renegades are a minor league baseball team affiliated with the Tampa Bay Rays. The team is a member of the New York–Penn League, a Class A Short Season league. The Renegades play at Dutchess Stadium in the town of Fishkill, New York.

The team was founded as the Erie Sailors and was originally affiliated with the Texas Rangers. They moved to the Hudson Valley in 1994 and became part of the Tampa Bay organization in 1996.

The Renegades won the New York–Penn League championship in 1999 and then again in 2012. The organization has produced major leaguers such as Scott Podsednik, Jorge Cantu, Ryan Dempster, Joe Kennedy, Craig Monroe, Matt Diaz, Evan Longoria, Josh Hamilton, John Jaso, Wade Davis and Toby Hall.[1] Doug Waechter threw the only no-hitter in Renegades history on August 10, 2000 against the Pittsfield Mets. Scott Podsednik became the first former Renegade to win a World Series with the Chicago White Sox, defeating a Houston Astros club which included former Renegades Brandon Backe and Dan Wheeler. On August 14, 2007, The Renegades hosted the 3rd annual New York–Penn League All-Star Game at Dutchess Stadium.

Team promotions include a "Fun Team" that promotes between-inning entertainment. Marvin Goldklang is the team's majority owner. Goldklang also has stakes in several other minor league baseball teams, including the (Fort Myers Miracle, Charleston RiverDogs and St. Paul Saints). Ex-manager Matt Quatraro coined the name Gades in 2000. Their mascots are raccoons: Rookie (the Renegade) Raccoon, Rookie's wife Rene Gade, Rascal (Rookie & Rene's son), and occasionally, Rookie's father Roofus.

Roster[edit]

Hudson Valley Renegades roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 39 Jose Alonzo
  • 22 Trevor Dunlap
  • 19 Eli Echarry
  • 28 Edwin Fierro
  • 21 Darren Fischer
  • 34 Enderson Franco
  • 44 Mike Franco
  • 29 Nolan Gannon
  • 37 Edgar Gomez
  •  8 Justin McCalvin
  • 13 Kyle McKenzie
  • 26 Ryan Pennell
  •  6 Chris Pike
  •  2 Gerardo Reyes
  • -- Bradley Wallace
  •  5 Hunter Wood

Catchers

  • 25 Wilmer Dominguez
  •  9 Mac James
  • 20 Zach Marberry

Infielders

Outfielders

  • 27 Bralin Jackson
  • 15 Braxton Lee
  • 23 Hunter Lockwood

Manager

  •  7 Tim Parenton

Coaches

  •  8 Manny Castillo (hitting)
  • 14 Jorge Moncada (pitching)


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Tampa Bay Rays 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated November 9, 2014
Transactions
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Tampa Bay Rays minor league players

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