Sioux City Explorers

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Sioux City Explorers
League American Association (Central Division)
Location Sioux City, Iowa
Ballpark Lewis and Clark Park
Year founded 1993
Nickname(s) The X's, Explorers
League championships 0
Division championships 4
Former league(s)
Former ballparks
  • none
Colors Black, red, white, vegas gold
Retired numbers 42
Ownership John Roost
Manager Steve Montgomery
General Manager Shane Tritz
Media Sioux City Journal

The Sioux City Explorers are a professional baseball team based in Sioux City, Iowa, in the United States. The Explorers are a member of the Central Division of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball, which is not affiliated with Major League Baseball. From their inception in 1993 to the present, the Explorers have played their home games at Lewis and Clark Park.

In 2008 the Explorers got 3rd place in the first half and then in the 2nd half they got first place with record of 31–17, but lost in first round against the I-29 rival Sioux Falls Canaries 3 games to 0.

In the 1st half of the 2009 year the Explorers got 4th place with record of 22–26.

In 2012 The Explorers celebrated their 20th season in Sioux City finishing with a 45–55 record.

Current roster[edit]

Sioux City Explorers roster
Active (22-man) roster Coaches/Other


  • 30 Chris Bodishbaugh
  • 20 Geoff Broussard
  • 24 Alex Caldera
  • 16 Greg Holt
  • 10 Patrick Johnson
  • 37 Jimmer Kennedy
  • 11 Kenny Long
  • 45 Ryan Mitchell
  • 36 Wade Morrison
  • 12 Alex Pagano
  • 50 Kohei Tsukada
  • 33 Rob Wort



  •  7 Todd Jennings
  •  6 Dillon Usiak


  • 21 Luke Murton
  • 25 Tommy Mendonca
  • 21 Luke Murton
  • 28 Andres Perez
  •  5 Nate Samson
  • 27 Mark Sobolewski





  • Brent Metheny (hitting)
  • Bobby Post (pitching)

Injury icon 2.svg Disabled list
‡ Inactive list
§ Suspended list

Roster updated May 17, 2014

See also[edit]

  • KMEG sports coverage


  • - yearly league standings & awards (American Association)
  • - yearly league standings & awards (Northern League)

External links[edit]